John Jackson a/k/a AttorneySomm
Instagram and Twitter: @attorneysomm YouTube: Attorney Somm
In addition to being a data privacy and intellectual property attorney, John Jackson a/k/a AttorneySomm is a freelance journalist who writes about luxury wine, wine collecting and wine travel. John’s work has been featured in Forbes and Texas Lawyer, and he has been a guest on numerous wine podcasts. John obtained his level 3 sommelier certification from Wine Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and has completed 5/6 units required for his Level 4 Diploma. John started a blog on Instagram a little more than two years ago and already has more than 16,200 followers with an engagement rate that is routinely between 10-15%. John recently started a YouTube channel where he publishes weekly wine videos with an emphasis on wine collecting and wine education. That channel is growing quickly and has more than 700 subscribers.
He has collaborated with many recognizable brand names, including Chappellet, Tempos Vega Sicilia, La Rioja Alta, CVNE, Billecart Salmon, Charles Heidsieck, Chateau Lagrange, Piper-Heidsieck Rare Champagne, Domaine Albert Bichot, and many others.
Wineries and PR firms most frequently choose a collaboration that involves him conducting an Instagram Live session that involves a wine tasting and interview with a winemaker or other representative and which is preceded by a static post on IG to promote the event.