moved to Hawaii as a teen for 36 years and recently realized her dream of living in wine country. Visiting the area for 25 years ignited her dream to live and work one day there. Now residing in Napa, she is on a mission: To share and demystify the complex processes involved in making world class food and wine, from farming to pairing, pouring and tasting. It’s her passion to cover every aspect of this phenomenal process and break it down for all to understand and appreciate. Her favorite tastes? Chateau Margaux 1965 was introduced to her by her father. She relishes a good Pinot, Zin and Cabernet and is exploring the scores of wine varietals across the globe.
This expert interviewer (with over 400 interviews under her belt) has successful launches of start ups in five different industries. Challenge is a key motivator for her, curiosity an integral part of her psyche. In her words: “I’ve acquired an algorithm from NASA, created a sexy studio for web development and post production work, took three companies to multi-million dollar revenue levels, ranked in the top 3% of a national real estate brand, completed a marathon, placed 3rd in a triathlon, and now my passion project, The Wine Siren .”You can find her wine & food adventures on Huffington Post. She been named to Inman’s 100 Most Influential list for both 2013 and 2014 and was named 8th in the social media segment of The Swanepoel 200 Most Powerful People in Real Estate .. You can find her on Google + . She’s co-authored a couple of books but the most important one is the one she is writing now.
- Chaminade University of HonoluluBBA Marketing
- The Wine SirenFounder, 2014 - presentSharing a down to earth perspective on wine & food as lifestyle with the people who make these industries great. Focused on brands in California and others with a great story.
- Women On Wine TVCo-Founder, 2013 - 2016Celebrating wine and living your best life with my partner in wine, Debra Trappen. We share our favorite wines & what to pair them with, great topics and occasional interviews with wine aficionados .
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