Direct-to-Consumer Management, Writing, Communications, Marketing, Social Media, and Public Relations

1. Manage direct-to-consumer, membership, allocation, website, and wholesale order processing, sales, invoicing, fulfillment, and inventory. Industry software experience includes Copper Peak Logistics, Custom Wine Services, eWinery, Netsuite, QuickBooks, Valley Wine Warehouse, Vinfillment, WineDirect (eCommerce and fulfillment), Wine Service Cooperative, and Wineshipping.

2. Serve as a public relations liaison. Ensure samples and tech sheets get into the hands of key members of the media.

3. Write and edit email marketing blasts, website content, articles, press releases, and sales collateral.

4. Create, maintain, and grow one’s social media presence.

My online résumé is available via LinkedIn and references are available upon request. Please contact me for information and rates.

Travel Management

I am an independent travel consultant with Corporate Travel Management North America, Inc. DBA MTravel (CST #​2129700-40), providing remote travel services for business and leisure clients with a specialty in business and wine destination travel. Please contact me or visit my travel website to plan your next adventure.

Fitness and Wellness Advocate

On September 12, 2016, I began a fitness program that has changed my life. I lost 90 pounds and have maintained this weight loss ever since. During the course of this journey, many have told me that I have inspired them. I have decided to share my successes and challenges by being a wellness advocate. Please contact me for information and rates.

Your Avon

I have been an independent Avon representative since May 2008. Please visit my store for your Avon needs.


I hold bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in French and Community College Language Education, a graduate minor in Spanish, and Wine & Spirit Education Trust’s Level 3 Foundation, Intermediate, and Advanced Certifications. I also studied Wine Marketing & Sales at Napa Valley College.


English, French, and Spanish

Where I Write

My Own Website
American Winery Guide
basil & salt magazine
The SOMM Journal
Wine Industry Network Advisor

Find Me Online

Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

Recent Wine Destination Travels

International: The Okanagan, British Columbia and Mendoza, Argentina
Domestic: Amador County (CA), Asheville (NC), Chester County (PA), El Dorado County (CA), Finger Lakes (NY), Hudson Valley River Region (NY), Leavenworth (WA), Lake Chelan (WA), Lodi (CA), Maryland (MD), Mendocino County (CA), Napa Valley (CA), Placer County (CA), Portland (OR), Santa Barbara County (CA), Seattle (WA), Sonoma County (CA), Vermont (VT), Woodinville (WA)

Sample Policy

I welcome samples and travel opportunities. If you wish for me to accept samples or disseminate information, please contact me in advance of sending to discuss. I will identify the source of any samples received and reviewed. A sample may be shared via one of my social media platforms instead of this website, including FacebookInstagram, and/or Twitter. Acceptance of a sample does not guarantee a review.