Last year, Jennifer was honored to be on the Wine Women Radio Hour, hosted by Marcia Macomber on KSVY 91.3. They’ve just launched an Instagram, and are now on Radio Misfits as well!
Jennifer was thrilled to get tapped to make a fun wine for the Nocking Point Wine Club! She found some gorgeous Primitivo from the Foxhill Vineyard in Mendocino to make the wine, and is so happy with the result! Nocking Point tapped actress Italia Ricci for the collaboration, officially creating Well Red! Grab a bottle or two from this very exciting wine club.
SevenFifty Daily just covered one of Raft’s favorite groups, A Balanced Glass! A Balanced Glass is a forum to connect global wine and beverage alcohol professionals to share ways to navigate a wine career while maintaining wellness. As part of their Innovators of 2019 series, author Céline Bossart, covers why a group like this is important to an often unhealthy industry, and how founders Rebecca Hopkins and Cathy Huyghe are leading the charge! Raft winemaker, Jennifer, has seen these two in action a few times, and was honored to give a quote about this amazing organization.
Jennifer is beyond honored to be recognized as one of Wine Enthusiast’s 40 under 40 Tastemaker for 2019. This list is full of incredible and inspiring individuals in the beverage community. Check out the list here, and make sure to pick up the October issue!! Thank you Wine Enthusiast for this incredible recognition.
Sonoma County is home to some incredible wine producers of all shapes and sizes. Raft Wines is honored to be included on this list of some of the smallest wineries in the county. We may not have wineries or tasting rooms, but we’ve got big heart and soul. Check out the list HERE in the Press Democrat and Sonoma Magazine.
For those who missed the Batonnage Forum in real life, you can now listen to all the audio! Follow this LINK to hear the important conversations and discussions that took place. You can hear all the below!
Stevie kicks off the forum, sets the intention, and welcomes the keynote speaker.
Panel 1: Departing Dysfunction with Elaine
Panel 2: Women Talk. Who Listens?
Panel 2 – Pathways to Inclusion: But How, Really?
ENSO rings are made a group of creators bent on making silicone rings attractive to the world. Enso is about balance—balancing commitment and comfort without sacrificing a ring you love wearing and showing off. It’s about living a life where nothing gets in the way. In their Handcrafted series, they went to see makers all over the USA who are crafting goods from the heart and the soul. Jennifer was honored to be featured as one of their makers! Watch the video to learn more.
Girls on the Run inspries girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. They believe that every girl is inherently full of power and potential. By knowing they are the leaders of their lives, these are the girls who will change the world. During the month of March, Girls on the Run highlighted women in the Sonoma County area as part of their #shesremarkable and #shesempowered campaign. Jennifer was honored to be featured. Read more here
Jim and Jennifer were honored to be on a double feature of podcasts with some local Sonoma food and wine personalities! First up is The Wine Makers Podcast, which you can listen to HERE. Then follow it up with The Bite Goes On, which you can find HERE. What fun to share the stories of Raft Wines and Liberty Ducks.
Raft Wines is honored to be voted the Best Emerging Winery in Sonoma County for 2019 in the North Bay Bohemian. Welcome. The best of the North Bay is voted by a Readers Poll. We’re so thankful for the support of the community! See the other winners!