Holiday Wine Roundup: A Toast to Femps

It may seem like the last thing the world needs is another holiday wine roundup. I get it. But when you realize how many of those lists exclude women, as well as limited-production wineries, you are left wanting more.

On Showing Up & Serving Others: An Interview with Ashley Trout

This fall, my startup endeavor Woman–Owned Wineries launched a wine club highlighting some of my very favorite female wine entrepreneurs. Our current feature spotlights winemaker and social entrepreneur Ashley Trout.  Ashley’s most recent endeavor Vital Winery is based 100% on donations–-from the fruit to the bottles to the labels. All profits support a health clinic primarily serving winery workers. In light of my … Continue reading On Showing Up & Serving Others: An Interview with Ashley Trout

Voice, Part 2: Blah Blah

"I sometimes say that, for a composer, the first thing to do is find your voice and the second is to get rid of it. Mostly I try to get rid of it." ~Phillip Glass These words from one of America's greatest composers reminds me of a pair of underwear I recently bought from Walmart. (I … Continue reading Voice, Part 2: Blah Blah