Disaster Relief – Are We Prepared?

Disaster Relief – Are We Prepared?

After spending a week in the Napa and Sonoma after the fires I occurred to me what kind of emergency management processes does your town have in effect. What can we learn from what happened in the wine country fires. The fires happened so fast and changed instantly...
Napa – Sonoma Open For Business

Napa – Sonoma Open For Business

Many of you know, last week I headed out to California for a conference,  I am still here, writing this from the lobby of the hotel in Santa Rosa. Yes, Santa Rosa experienced the worst devastation during the fires. As I talk to many people and hear there stories I’m...
Sonoma Here I Come #WBC17 & #WMTC17

Sonoma Here I Come #WBC17 & #WMTC17

As you read this I am on a plane heading to Sonoma for the Wine Marketing & Tourism Conference and the Wine Bloggers Conference. I am looking so forward to this.  It’s the first time I’m attending the Wine Marketing & Tourism Conference. My first...
Winephabet Street E is for Etna

Winephabet Street E is for Etna

This month on Winephabet Street Lori and I explored the Mt Etna region of Italy for the letter E. I had a great presentation all prepared and then my 18 month old Lenovo computer crashed. I wasn’t a happy camper and tried to recreate what I had put together for the...