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...
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...
Napa – Sonoma Fires and How You Can Help

Napa – Sonoma Fires and How You Can Help

This has been a tough week. Last Monday when I woke up to messages all over Facebook about the fires and areas to be evacuated I was upset. But as the day progressed every time I logged into Facebook it got worse. I was beyond words…I had tears in my eyes, I was...
The Other Side of Paso Robles – The Unexpected

The Other Side of Paso Robles – The Unexpected

Paso Robles is an area in California north of Los Angeles and south of San Francisco. When I visited it last they referred to the are the east side of 101 and the west side of 101. Today it is the third largest wine region in California and there are 11 viticultural...