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Emily Martin Communications & Events Hosts Digital Wine Tastings

Posted on May 18, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2020 ( - ?Emily Martin, founder of Emily Martin Communications & Events (EME), The Jet Setting Fashionista and Pinots & Plaid Luxury Wine Event, is collaborating with top wineries, winemakers and culinary friends and partners to bring people together digitally and support community spirit amid crisis while supporting small business through Instagram Live events hosted on @JetSettingFashionista.

“We all feel isolated during these challenging times, and now more than ever it’s important to connect with each other and brighten our spirits,” said Emily. “Enabling wineries, restaurants and other industry friends to share stories and products with my followers while having fun, is even better!” she said. 

Emily, The JetSetting Fashionista, has collaborated with top names in the wine, culinary and spirits industry to offer lively and engaging discussions and tastings and share discounts with attendees. The program kicked off with a celebratory Champagne toast and educational Instagram Live, featuring Billecart-Salmon Champagne and Velvet 48. Next, Diane Mina gave a Bloody Mary demonstration, sharing information about her secretive recipe (available for sale at Williams Sonoma and BevMO) and ways to - literally - spice it up with help from celebrity chef hubby Michael Mina.

On April 22, Winemaker Pott Wine showcased Pott Wine Napa Valley. On April 24, Winemaker Ross Cobb of Cobb Wines delighted with new sips. On April 29, Ian Devereux-White showcased wines from Smith and Devereux paired back to Napa Valley Chocolatier, Chris Kollar with Kollar Chocolates. On May 1, a 2017 tasting of Bucher Wines paired with Clover Sonoma Cheeses was featured. May 6 featured Winemaker Paul Lato of Paul Lato Wines. May 8 showcased Winemaker Clay Mauritson of Mauritson Wines, Charlie Clay and Rockpile with culinary guest Chef Dustin Valette of Valette, Healdsburg. May 13 featured Winemaker Jeff Mangahas of Williams-Selyem. 

On May 20 at 5 p.m. PST – Winemaker Ryan Prichard of Three Sticks Wines will taste three wines, including the Pinot Blanc Durell Vineyards, where 10 from each bottle of Pinot Blanc sold will be donated to Sonoma Family Meal. May 27 at 5 p.m. PST - will feature Winemaker Matthew Sands of Bulgheroni Wines.

Building on the success of the 2019 Pinots & Plaid event, plans are already in the works for the second annual event.  More information will be available on

ABOUT The Jetsetting Fashionista: Emily is the creator and curator behind The JetSetting Fashionista blog, a prime destination for those who crave the best in Lifestyle, Travel, Fashion, Food, Wine, & Other Must Do’s. Fortunate to travel frequently since her early childhood, Emily has explored destinations throughout five continents, 41 countries, and 38 U.S. states.

ABOUT Emily Martin Communications & Events:  Based in San Francisco, EME is a marketing, communications and event planning firm specializing in digital marketing, branding, social media services, luxury event planning, and influencer marketing. 

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