Amy Zavatto

Amy Zavatto
Location: New York

Amy Zavatto writes about wine, spirits and food. She holds a Level III certificate from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust, judges wine and spirits competitions on regional and national levels and works as a consultant for restaurants and wine and spirits retailers. 


Zavatto has contributed to since 2014 and has written about wine, spirits and food for two decades. Her work has appeared in Brides, Imbibe, Whiskey Advocate and Wine Enthusiast, among others. She also consults for wine and spirits purveyors and for restaurants, helping to develop their cocktail programs. She judges wine and spirits competitions, including the American Craft Spirits Association annual competition and the New York Wine & Food Festival.

Awards and Publications

She's the author of “Prosecco Made Me Do It,” “Forager’s Cocktails” “The Architecture of the Cocktail,” “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Bartending, Second Edition” and “The Renaissance Guide to Wine & Food Pairing




  • Bachelor of arts degree in journalism from New York University
  • Level III certificate from the Wine and Spirit Education Trust

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