Writing Portfolio

Go-to Recipes for Spring and Summer Gatherings (contributor)
https://fwtmagazine.com/go-to-recipes-for-spring-and-summer-gatherings/

Naked Wines USA Women in Wine Project
https://elizabethsmithconsulting.com/2021/03/09/naked-wines-usa-women-in-wine-project/

The Egg Lady of Hen Pen Farms
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/the-egg-lady-of-hen-pen-farms/article_0d639824-103e-5897-9205-36c6f0c4354d.html

Let’s do Brunch: Best of Napa Valley
https://www.napavalleylifemagazine.com/lets-do-brunch/

Paper Napan Walkabouts: A Tasteful Art Walk Through Downtown Napa
https://www.napavalleylifemagazine.com/paper-napan-walkabouts/

First & Franklin Marketplace: Downtown Napa’s Go-To Deli, Wine Shop and Market
https://www.napavalleylifemagazine.com/first-and-franklin-marketplace/

La Vie en Rose: Madeleine’s Macarons: How a Valentine’s gift, fatherhood and a pandemic created a career for one Napa Valley family
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/la-vie-en-rose-madeleine-s-macarons-how-a-valentines-gift-fatherhood-and-a-pandemic/article_5e45263d-99d0-5c7b-b895-98b8151c2e9f.html

The many wines of Roussillon
https://napavalleyregister.com/the-many-wines-of-roussillon/article_c3494cfb-3970-5cc9-ad34-aeea712c7770.html

Ace & Vine: The BIG DEAL in Napa
https://www.napavalleylifemagazine.com/ace-vine/

Heritage Eats: Tripling Their Love and Commitment to Napa’s Community
https://www.napavalleylifemagazine.com/heritage-eats/

Napa Palisades Saloon and Beer Company: Moving Full Steam Ahead
https://www.napavalleylifemagazine.com/napa-palisades-saloon-and-beer-company/

Burger Nirvana! Napa Valley’s Best Burgers
https://www.napavalleylifemagazine.com/napa-valleys-best-burgers/

iPOKEshack brings a taste of Hawaii to Napa
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/ipokeshack-brings-a-taste-of-hawaii-to-napa/article_efc7d8dc-19aa-5669-ad02-bfa5b2578e8f.html

All I Want for the Holidays…(What’s on your list?) (contributor)
https://fwtmagazine.com/all-i-want-for-the-holidays-whats-on-your-list/

California Brandy House brings the state’s “native spirit” to Napa
https://napavalleyregister.com/wine/california-brandy-house-brings-the-states-native-spirit-to-napa/article_80a6ee70-2127-5606-9470-c3660bf0b4be.html

Team Madrigal — unlikely first-responders
https://napavalleyregister.com/wine/team-madrigal-unlikely-first-responders/article_6ce9b83c-570a-53a0-bc20-da5ccfe60e5d.html

That’s Amore! Napa Valley’s Best Pizza
https://www.napavalleylifemagazine.com/napa-valleys-best-pizza/

Locals and Tourists Enjoy Free Rides in Downtown Napa
https://www.napavalleylifemagazine.com/downtown-napa-rides/

The Beer Guys in Wine Country
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/the-beer-guys-in-wine-country/article_3acf8af7-9be9-5a29-8ee8-92ea3637ba71.html

A virtual trip through Chablis
https://napavalleyregister.com/wine/a-virtual-trip-through-chablis/article_4fe29efb-ebf7-570b-9ae9-a0cae157514b.html

Food Trucks: Napa Valley’s Street Food
https://www.napavalleylifemagazine.com/food-trucks-napa-valleys-street-food/

Matt Parish: Balancing the art, science and business of winemaking
https://napavalleyregister.com/wine/matt-parish-balancing-the-art-science-and-business-of-winemaking/article_5f2b4439-68dc-56fa-b9fb-0fc3a5aeb619.html

Trying out wine tasting at Charles Krug
https://napavalleyregister.com/wine/trying-out-wine-tasting-at-charles-krug/article_c223e91d-4ec5-5707-8776-a8e5dd618451.html

Bar Lucia now open in Napa at the Oxbow Public Market
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/bar-lucia-now-open-in-napa-at-the-oxbow-public-market/article_0c81fa09-5333-50eb-b096-8d03e4753bd5.html

Mourvèdre and its fans
https://napavalleyregister.com/wine/mourv-dre-and-its-fans/article_9a9a370f-bd74-5bee-92b4-9e4f5bf3674c.html

La Cheve: A little piece of Mexico in Napa’s Old Adobe
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/la-cheve-a-little-piece-of-mexico-in-napas-old-adobe/article_0cfc12aa-cb74-53fe-b3de-8522319090d7.html

Chefs at Home: Archetype’s Cauliflower Steak
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/chefs-at-home-archetypes-cauliflower-steak/article_02de1a2b-551b-58c8-a31b-94dcebdbc2d3.html

Madrigal Family Winery offers SIP (Shelter-in-Place) sanity tasting kit
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/madrigal-family-winery-offers-sip-shelter-in-place-sanity-tasting-kit/article_4d55b2b4-3e8f-5be0-9202-90c490d7cec1.html

Should Your Winery Engage a PR Agency to Amplify Its Message?
https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2020/05/05/should-your-winery-engage-a-pr-agency-to-amplify-its-message

Chefs at Home: The authentic Mexican dishes of Mercadito
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/chefs-at-home-the-authentic-mexican-dishes-of-mercadito/article_9afcc869-9cff-550c-a99f-8c204df2b4d7.html

Local exercise options offered online
https://napavalleyregister.com/community/local-exercise-options-offered-online/article_5d236ee9-6008-57df-bee6-09ead4e56785.html

Chefs at Home: Keeping the community spirit up
https://napavalleyregister.com/chefs-at-home-keeping-the-community-spirit-up/article_30a272ed-0b49-5ca7-b00d-31eadb8c3846.html

Going home — or trying to — during a pandemic
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/going-home—-or-trying-to—-during-a-pandemic/article_a71636ff-638a-56dc-b79b-653d1988bfa5.html

The hidden gems of Lake County
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/the-hidden-gems-of-lake-county/article_dbf630e6-0d25-5a81-8369-1a6940f15b39.html

Napa couple celebrates the seasons
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/napa-couple-celebrates-the-sesons/article_1828b23a-ef7c-5b0d-b85c-ad1a9956b03a.html

Yeehaw Coffee: a ‘misfit artist, cowboy persona’ creates a jolt of caffeine for the masses, one cup at a time
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/yeehaw-coffee-a-misfit-artist-cowboy-persona-creates-a-jolt/article_15637c5c-3410-536a-a7d1-10d558fb97da.html

Team Espiritu — A husband and wife team of sous chefs thrive at Charlie Palmer Steak Napa
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/team-espiritu—-a-husband-and-wife-team/article_a46af265-6203-5c94-8d6d-26b83f1b8a78.html

Patagonia is emerging as a notable producer of pinot noir
https://napavalleyregister.com/wine/patagonia-is-emerging-as-a-notable-producer-of-pinot-noir/article_f326a0e4-1800-5b56-8ff2-0087d30da418.html

‘Foodtopia’ in the Blue Ridge Mountains: Asheville, North Carolina
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/foodtopia-in-the-blue-ridge-mountains-asheville-north-carolina/article_d20122ff-e713-595b-a8f7-e4776836c023.html

Le Paris Cafe opens in Napa
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/le-paris-cafe-opens-in-napa/article_62c73652-7a45-5798-8acd-ce8c2d507d07.html

The New Siam Thai House in Napa
https://napavalleyregister.com/lifestyles/food-and-cooking/the-new-siam-thai-house-in-napa/article_77b00163-d874-5cd4-8347-38ce55acde1a.html

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2019: A Role Model and Advocate for Women in Leadership
https://wineindustryadvisor.com/2019/01/23/dina-opici-model-advocate-women-leadership

Excellent Hospitality Shows Direct Impact on Wine Sales
https://www.wineindustryadvisor.com/2018/03/14/excellent-hospitality-wine-sales

Tasting Notes for a Cellar Angels Offering
https://www.cellarangels.com/wines/zoetic-wines/sauvignonblanc2014

American Winery Guide Reviews
http://www.americanwineryguide.com/winery_reviews/?user=travelwinechick

Lodi: Beyond the Zinfandel
(This piece won the 2017 Born Digital Wine Awards category of Best Tourism Content with a Focus on Wine)
https://elizabethsmithconsulting.com/2016/07/05/lodi-beyond-the-zinfandel