Archive for the Tag 'Lou'


The Lou I Knew ~ Louis J. Foppiano

Louis J. Foppiano The Lou Everyone Knew Louis J. Foppiano, patriarch of Sonoma County’s oldest winemaking family and a man of firm ethics, never forgot his humble roots growing up in Healdsburg, California. He dedicated his life to farming his Russian River Valley vineyard, and promoting quality grapes. In the process, he became a wine […]


Wine Writer Lou Marmon has an interesting day job

Recently, Tony Lombardi wrote this in a blog comment, after reading about my colleague/friend Michael Kinney. I had just written about Micheal, who’s recently segued from wine magazine advertising into the realm of being a copy writer: Jo- You honor your friend with some wonderfully written words and great interview. It was nice to read […]