Ambassadors

Dianna Badalament, Dianna B Designs & Her Future Coalition

By Erin Hunt Moore Planting the Seeds of Hope Through Jewelry   Dianna Badalament’s jewelry is a seamless fusion of the organic and rustic elements of nature and urban grit and industrial aesthetics, reflecting her own…

Seven Steps to Manage Your Brain

Our brains are wired for fear. Long ago, real, immediate dangers were a constant in the environment. Long ago, real, immediate dangers were a constant in the environment. If our ancestors heard…

virtual wine tasting

Wine Country Goes Viral

While nothing can replace the in-person experience of wine tasting in Napa Valley, virtual wine tastings offer a wonderful way to enjoy exceptional wines in the comfort of your home while supporting…

Black Wine Professionals

Black Wines Matter

A toast to black wine professionals The romance of wine lures visitors to dreamy wine country, where people often flock to escape the real world. Hearing the stories of passionate winery owners…

Napa Valley events

Hello, Spring!

The social calendar swells with a bevy of Napa Valley events that I hope you have an opportunity to experience. Here are several taking place through mid-May that I highly recommend. People…

Wine Country Alpha Omega

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

I’ll never forget the first time I went to Sonoma after I moved from San Francisco to Rutherford, a bucolic hamlet in Napa Valley, in 2015. At Francis Ford Coppola Winery in…

downtown Napa

Showtime in Downtown Napa

In downtown Napa, book a wine tasting experience at Alpha Omega Collective, just across the street from the Archer hotel. One of a handful of new tasting salons to open in downtown…

Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch WineaPAWlooza

JARR Shoots for the Moon

JARR seized the opportunity and launched its Moonshot, a bold, capital campaign to raise $10 million to build the facility which famed architect Howard Backen will design. If we can put humans…

V Foundation Wine Celebration

V Foundation Wine Celebration Goes to the Dogs

Anyone who knows me knows what a huge dog lover I am. Therefore, when I heard that this year’s V Foundation Wine Celebration, taking place August 1-4 in Napa Valley, has a…