Frances Rivetti is a British/American lifestyle journalist and author of "Fog Valley Crush," a food memoir and love letter to her community of real food enthusiasts, farmers, wine, beer, and cheese makers in southern and coastal Sonoma County. Frances is a Sonoma Insider with extensive knowledge of the region that she has been writing about in print and online for the past 22 years. She is currently on hiatus as a columnist for the Petaluma Argus Courier while she completes her second book about Sonoma County food culture and heritage. Frances maintains a wide readership on her popular blog site Southern Sonoma Country Life. When she's not out and about "in the field" researching or writing, she keeps busy as Girl Friday in her family's western Petaluma hobby vineyard and "garagiste" winemaking adventures.
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Published Date: Sep. 28th, 2016 by Frances RivettiShare personal stories and lively conversations with chefs, wine and beer makers and flower farmers of Sonoma County ... Read More
Published Date: Sep. 22nd, 2016 by Frances RivettiWith over 17 different wine regions and 425 actual wineries to choose from, it's very easy to find yourself heading to two or... Read More
Published Date: May. 25th, 2016 by Frances RivettiEco-friendly self-contained Medlock Ames ranch sits on remote Bell Mountain, a spectacular site at the core of Sonoma County's... Read More
Published Date: May. 9th, 2016 by Frances RivettiWith more than 42,000 followers of his eye-popping Instagram postings, Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens' master gardener... Read More
Published Date: Mar. 15th, 2016 by Frances RivettiChef/artist Jim Denevan's adventures in camaraderie, whimsy, abundance, and taste bring regional heirloom food producers, chefs,... Read More