Savory Grape

Awards & Press

General Manager Tulay Lawton Wins Business Award, June 2016 [link to article]

Providence Business News announced its choices for the Top 40 Under Forty award which honors leaders in RI Under 40 years of age based on their career success and community involvement. All are professional men and women who have committed to making a difference on a local, national or international scale and were chosen from among 150 applicants. TSG General Manager Tulay Lawton, who moved to the US from Istanbul, Turkey in 2001, was one of the 40 selected. We are thrilled for her achievements. 

~General Manager Tulay Lawton Wins Business Award

TSG's Jessica Granatiero Featured on The Rhode Show, August 2015 [link to article]

Jessica Granatiero makes an appearance with the Rhode Show's Host Will to share information on pairing wines. Take a look at what she and Will discusses. 

~TSG's Jessica Granatiero Featured on The Rhode Show

Tulay Lawton - Savoring Every Moment, May 2015 [link to article]

TSG Manager Tulay Lawton's love of cooking and passion for wine and business were what drew Providence Business News to interview and learn more about her. Enjoy some background on Tulay and her Turkish roots. 

~Tulay Lawton - Savoring Every Moment

Prov Business News Selects Jess Granatiero as Woman to Watch, May 2015 [link to article]

TSG Owner Jess Granatiero's passion for what she does has been recognized. In May, Providence Business News (PBN) announced its selection of "Women to Watch" recipients in various fields. Jess was selected as one of the women to be honored. PBN will honor the women at an awards luncheon in Providence on May 29.

~Prov Business News Selects Jess Granatiero as Woman to Watch

The Savory Grape Featured in RI Beverage Journal, December 2013 [link to article]

The Savory Grape receives recognition for its ability to succeed as a small business in the ever-changing, ever-challenging beverage industry. 

~The Savory Grape Featured in RI Beverage Journal

A Review of Jess Granatiero & The Savory Affair Event & Wedding Planning, December 2013 [link to article]

The Cranston Herald's Joe Kernan provides great insight into Jessica Granatiero and The Savory Affair Event Planning, Granatiero's newest business venture. Granatiero's passion for and knowledge of travel, entertaining and wine has provided many clients with great event experiences. 

~A Review of Jess Granatiero & The Savory Affair Event & Wedding Planning

TSG's Jessica Granatiero Featured on Positive Business, March 2013 [link to article]

Jessica Granatiero was part of "Positive Business" with Patricia Raskin and co-host Lisa Bergeron on Friday, March 8 talking about her success in business with The Savory Grape Wine Shop & The Savory Affair Event Planning. The show aired on AM 790, Talk and Business Providence, RI, 790business.com! Click here to listen.

~TSG's Jessica Granatiero Featured on Positive Business

TSG's Wine Recommendations Make Providence Journal, March 2013 [link to article]

Food editor Gail Ciampa published some of Jessica Granatiero's wine recommendations for pairing with Easter menus. Some recommendations were a result of travels to vineyards in Europe and the US.

~TSG's Wine Recommendations Make Providence Journal

TSG's Sister Company The Savory Affair Featured in SO RI Magazine, November 2012 [link to article]

The Savory Affair, the sister business to The Savory Grape, and its Owner Jess Granatiero were featured in the November edition of So Rhode Island Magazine for the launch of the new event planning business. Bred from passion and expertise in all things food and wine, The Savory Affair is an event planning & design company, dedicated to creating incredibly memorable and poignant experiences. From location procurement, catering services, floral design and venue d├ęcor to guest list management, invitations, music, party favors, photography and onsite event management, The Savory Affair creates experiences that that capture your vision and budget, whether small or large.

~TSG's Sister Company The Savory Affair Featured in SO RI Magazine

TSG's Jessica Granatiero Makes Top Food & Wine List, November 2012 [link to article]

TSG's Owner Jessica Granatiero was featured in the November 29 edition of GoLocalProv's article "Rhode Island's Top 5 Women in Food and Wine." Jessica was highlighted as one of five RI business women in the food and wine arena who is contributing greatly. Congrats Jessica!

~TSG's Jessica Granatiero Makes Top Food & Wine List

TSG Makes Providence Business News' List of Fastest Growing Companies, September 2012

The Savory Grape for the second consecutive year made the list of the fastest growing private companies in Rhode Island put forth by Providence Business News.

~TSG Makes Providence Business News' List of Fastest Growing Companies

Private-label wines launched by The Savory Grape, February 2012 [link to article]

Providence Journal Food Editor Gail Ciampa wrote about the launch of The Savory Grape's private label Syrahs in collaboration with Terre Rouge Vineyards in California. The Savory Grape visited with Terre Rouge Owner/Winemaker Bill Easton to select a wine for its private label.

~Private-label wines launched by The Savory Grape

Easy Entertaining & The Savory Grape Film Pairings Video, October 2011 [link to article]

The Savory RGape & Easy Entertaining


Easy Entertaining Owner/Chef Kait Roberts and The Savory Grape's Jessica Granatiero filmed their second"Pairings" video, discussing Fall foods, and wines that would pair with them. You can watch the video here and print out Kait's tartlet recipe. In a few weeks, Jessica and Kait will do their Thanksgiving filming that will incorporate wine and food suggestions for the Thanksgiving holiday.

~Easy Entertaining & The Savory Grape Film Pairings Video

Providence Business News features Jessica Granatiero on Social Marketing, April 2011 [link to article]

Providence Business News featured The Savory Grape Owner Jessica Granatiero in its April 7th Technology Online Edition. Web editor Kim Donoghue interviewed Jessica on her integration of social marketing, such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and blogging, with the retail wine business. The full PBN article can be viewed here.

~Providence Business News features Jessica Granatiero on Social Marketing

RI Monthly's Engaged, January 2011 [link to article]

Deconstructing the registry - Choose your favorites and set up a wine registry to guide them. RI Monthly's writer contacted The Savory Grape on creating a wine registry.

~RI Monthly's Engaged

Providence Journal, November 2010 [link to article]

Good grapes, fine wine: Wine seller suggestions for holiday tasting. Review article by Providence Journal Food Editor Gail Ciampa in which she sought recommendations from Jessica Granatiero.

~Providence Journal

Providence Business News, May 2010 [link to article]

Jessica Granatiero was one of 10 honorees this year to win the Women in Business award by Providence Business News. The full feature article can be read here.

~Providence Business News

Providence Business News & Rhode Island Monthly, August 2010

The Savory Grape won three statewide awards - Providence Business News' Top 40 Under 40 and two "Best Of RI" awards by RI Monthly Magazine - Best Wine Shop West Bay (Reader's Poll) and Best Old Favorite, New Location (Editor's Poll).

~Providence Business News & Rhode Island Monthly

Voted Best Wine Shop in Rhode Island's West Bay

~2010-2006 RI Monthly's Reader's Poll

Granatiero Wins Top 40 Under 40 Years of Age Award, July 2010 [link to article]

The Savory Grape Owner Jessica Granatiero was one of 40 people to win the 2010 "Top 40 Under 40 Years" Award by Providence Business News.

~Granatiero Wins Top 40 Under 40 Years of Age Award