Melissa Deane is an Account Coordinator providing support on a variety of accounts including Long Island Wine Country, Rhône Valley Vineyards and Falesco. A native of Ireland, she graduated from University College Cork with a Bachelor’s degree in International Commerce with German language and culture studies. She has been living in New York for nearly three years and acquired rich experience in both PR and event planning from her time in-house at a multi-brand bridal boutique. While in Ireland, her strong interest in food and cooking led her to work at the country’s top cookery school, Ballymaloe, situated in County Cork. Melissa studied abroad in Austria, where she not only discovered her love for wine and regularly visited vineyards to learn more, but also furthered her German proficiency.
Vegetable: Red onion
Cheese: Goat cheese
Wine: Velvety, full-bodied reds
Cocktail: Spicy Margarita
Guilty Pleasure: My once a week Italian indulge, I go to Eataly and buy everything carby and delicious.