Archive for the ‘Philanthropy Thru Wine’ Category

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Ron Rubin Winery Trained for “Saving Lives” Program expands to include all of NORTH COAST

Ron Rubin, of Ron Rubin Winery, had exclusively funded a program for saving lives in only Sonoma County. In collaboration with the American Red Cross and ZOLL Medical Corporation, this program has now received numerous requests from other American Viticultural Areas. Ron Rubin Winery, American Red Cross, and ZOLL are pleased to announce their expanded […]

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If you were offered a $1,700 AED for free, would you take it?

It must be noted that in order to receive this $1,700 ZOLL Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) You must be a Sonoma County winery Someone within your company is required to have an American Red Cross training for – only – $60.00 Because, Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is critical during the minute or two it takes to set […]

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Sustainable in the Vineyards and Winery ~ Trained for Saving Lives

Have you ever saved a life? When a gentleman was on the floor in a Tobacco/Magazine shop in Lewiston, Maine, at least in the 70s, I did. I had gone to buy a magazine, and heard groaning on the other side of the rack. I was in the women’s section, and a man was on […]

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Ron Rubin Funds Maynard Amerine Wine Label and Menu Collection at UC Davis

As the Ron Rubin Winery’s PR person, I got to work on this really amazing, philanthropic story for Ron Rubin. Since I worked in collaboration with U.C. Davis, I’m just going to share it in its entirety. Ron Rubin’s 40-Year Dream has now evolved into 6+ years of giving back to his wine community. This […]

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The Full Moon in Aquarius ~ Personified by Randy Arnold

[Image borrowed from the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus] The Aquarius personalities (and today’s full moon in Aquarius) are geared toward doing “something useful with their lives, mixing that with their amazing way with people, they make excellent politicians and social workers/psychologists. They are progressive thinkers and are great at forming new ideologies and theories, […]

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Petite Temptations at Dark & Delicious Petite Sirah™ ~ Pet Project Benefits, East Bay SPCA

Everything we do at PS I Love You is Petite, it seems, and the upcoming silent auction for Dark & Delicious 2013 is no exception. A portion of the this year’s proceeds will be donated to the East Bay SPCA. ANDIS WINES ~ VALUE: $250 Tour for up to 12 people with the winemaker and […]

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Steve Ledson Built a Winery, on the Way to Building His Dream Home

My personal history leading into this story I remember driving along Route 12 to the town of Sonoma from Santa Rosa years ago, and seeing what looked like a Gothic castle being constructed in the distance. Once it’s 16,000 square foot massive outer shell was set into place, drivers (including yours truly) would just have […]

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Could “Drops of Jupiter” be THE “Paradigm Shift” [PS] I’ve Long Been Awaiting?

Image: Sony Music Entertainment Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a Petite Sirah freak. It’s done it to me, that Petite. It began in 2002 when I was the Foppiano family’s wine publicist. “Put on a Petite Sirah symposium,” Louis told me. He had no idea that I could do a couple of things […]

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Saying Goodbye to Robert “Budge” Brown ~ RIP ~ May 18, 2011

UPDATE: The service for Budge is on Saturday May 28th, 2011, 11:00 a.m., at the Quail Lakes Baptist Church in Stockton, CA. The address is 1904 Quail Lakes Dr., Stockton, CA 95207. Off Interstate, Exit 5 March Lane, and go East. The first left past the freeway is Quail Lakes Drive. Turn Left. Follow Quail […]

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The Onomastics of Band Together™ Wines

As a child, I used to ask my mother, “Mum, what does _ mean?” to which she’d always reply, “Look it up in the dictionary.” After a few times of her saying that to me, I always knew that I could just save time by looking it up. She obviously wanted to instill a habit […]