Originally from the Bay Area, Elan found her way back to Northern California after living in the Willamette Valley where her love of wine blossomed,followed then by living and study in the Loire Valley in France where she began a life long love affair with the French culture.
Her interest in wine and France led to additional studies in Bordeaux and to Provence where she and her husband lived and worked. Throughout her time in France and then back in the U.S. she has held public relations,sales and marketing positions with wineries including Napa's Signorello Vineyards, Russian River Lynmar Estate as well as Diablo Grande Wine Gallery in San Francisco.
Her love of journalism also allowed her to be a national radio host and food critic in the Bay Area. She is a Direct-to-Consumer Sales and Marketing Consultant for wineries in Napa Valley, including Alpha Omega Winery, Long Meadow Ranch Winery & Farmstead and Ehlers Estate. › Visit www.elanfayard.com