Joe Campanale is a NY-based restaurateur, beverage expert and radio host. He is the Owner and Beverage Director of Fausto, a neighborhood Italian restaurant in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Joe also produces a line of handmade Italian wines under the label Annona. Prior to launching Fausto, Joe was the Executive Beverage Director and co-founder of NYC favorites L’Artusi, dell’anima and ANFORA. Joe has been featured on numerous “30 under 30” lists, including Forbes and Zagat. In 2013, he was named a Food & Wine magazine Sommelier of the Year and later co-authored the cookbook, Downtown Italian. Joe also hosts In The Drink on the Heritage Radio Network. He is a native New Yorker and an avid marathon runner.