Dawn Forman

Dawn Forman Napa Valley book Pages 94-97 “Family is everything.” Dawn Forman loves running Tobias Vineyards with her husband, Tobias “Toby” Forman. She grew up in Mendocino County, where she and her four brothers worked with the family’s cattle, pear orchards and vineyards. Learn more, including her favorite family recipe and pairing, when you purchase …

Ranko Anderson

Ranko Anderson Napa Valley book Pages 160-163 “Wine is about friends, experiences, and family.” Ranko Anderson, a proud mother and wife, helps run the Kale wine business that she and her husband, Kale Anderson, own. Learn more, including her favorite family recipe and pairing, when you purchase the book Wine Country Women of Napa Valley.

Carissa Mondavi

Carissa Mondavi Napa Valley book Pages 116-121 “Experiencing the seasons through the cycle of the vines.” As the granddaughter of Robert Mondavi, Carissa Mondavi’s roots run deep. She grew up on the family property and later spent her summers interning in her family’s cellars and the vineyards. Following college, she worked in the marketing, education …

Kathryn Sculatti

Kathyn Sculatti Napa Valley book Pages 138-141 “I sing when we’re fermenting, I sing to the barrels.” Kathryn was born and raised in the Napa Valley wine country. Kathryn contributes to that culture through all her endeavors: She and her husband Mario Sculatti make wine; she loves to sing; she teaches Spanish; she cooks. Learn …

Julie Johnson

Julie Johnson Napa Valley book Pages 46-49 Organic growing means “expanding the diversity and health of plantings.” As both the owner and the winemaker of Tres Sabores, Julie’s roots run deep in the valley. She has been a pioneer in organic farming and a tenacious advocate of the causes closest to her heart. Learn more, …

Sara Fowler

Sara Fowler Napa Valley book Pages 182-185 “I would love to experience every country!” Sara grew up in Kelseyville, California, where her family owns and operates a four-hundred-acre organic ranch that has been in the family since 1884. She is now the director of winemaking at Peju Province Winery. Learn more, including her favorite family …

T Beller

T Beller Napa Valley book Pages 256-259 “I enjoy being a part of such a close-knit community.” T Beller is the woman behind Verve Napa Valley, the business of “curated wine country tours” that she founded in 2012. She describes her company as the natural intersection of her passion for sharing art, wine, and the …

Ashley Keever

Ashley Keever Napa Valley book Pages 98-101 “Living the dream.” Ashley Keever, along with the rest of her family, came to winemaking in a roundabout way. Born in Danville, California, she lived there until she was about seven and the family moved to Düsseldorf, Germany—an event that set the stage for the family venture that …

Reagan Rombauer Blackwood

Reagan Rombauer Blackwood Napa Valley book Pages 134-137 “I like that everything slows down a little when I’m back in Napa Valley.” Reagan Rombauer Blackwood went to work for Rombauer Blackwood Vineyards in 2016. As the granddaughter of founders Joan and Koerner Rombauer, she is the third generation of the family to be part of …