Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of attending the Grand Re-Opening Party at Trefethen Family Winery with my husband, Bill. About Trefethen Family Vineyards Trefethen is located in Napa Valley’s Oak Knoll district, just south of the town of Yountville. On August 24, 2014, the Napa earthquake hit shortly before 3:30 a.m. with a powerful 6.0 magnitude. I remember it all too well! Trefethen’s tasting room, an historic building built in 1886, shifted 4 feet during the quake. After…

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My husband and I recently attended the eighth annual Heritage Fire in Napa at Charles Krug Winery. Heritage Fire is part of the Cochon 555 U.S. Tour. This live-fire food and wine event showcases over 50 top chefs and butchers from around the country, as well as 35 wines, beer and cider. Heritage and heirloom foods are used to create a dozens of dishes using a variety of whole animals roasted over open fires and prepared by top…

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I’m still riding high from the fun, excitement and fabulousness of the Stella Carakasi Fall Style Event last Friday night. What an amazing fashion show and party! It was the perfect way to celebrate fall style and kick off San Francisco Fashion Week. Last May I partnered with Stella Carakasi for the Spring Luxe Event at the Stella Studio. It was the first time Stella Carakasi had a fashion show at their studio. It was such a great…

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Over the weekend I had the honor of attending not one, but two Earth Day events in Sonoma County. The first was a fashion show, but not just any fashion show. Sonoma Community Center’s Trashion Fashion Show brings awareness to recycling and waste reduction as well as creativity, art and innovation. My friend, Michelle Lacy, who so kindly provided tips for my Girlfriends Getaway in Sonoma guide recently, invited me to attend. The Sonoma Valley Visitors Bureau had front…

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