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Emily Martin Events Hosts Live Instagram Tastings to Support Small Businesses


Emily Martin of The JetSetting Fashionista and Emily Martin Events Hosts Instagram Live Tastings Benefitting Chef Jose Andres’ World Central Kitchen Covid-19 Food Relief #ChefsForAmerica

SAN FRANCISCO (May 29, 2020) – Emily Martin, founder of The Jet Setting Fashionista (@JetSettingFashionista), Emily Martin Communications & Events (EME), and Pinots & Plaid Luxury Wine Event is collaborating with top wineries, winemakers & culinary partners to bring people together digitally and support community spirit amid crisis. The goal of the Instagram Live events on The JetSetting Fashionista is to offer a little bit of fun while helping support small business. Participants are encouraged to make a donation to support Chef Jose Andres’ World Central Kitchen Covid-19 Food Relief#ChefsForAmerica.

“We all feel isolated during these challenging times, and now more than ever, it’s important to connect with each other, share stories that brighten our spirits, learn new things and have fun,” said Emily. “I’m including a fundraising component to help raise money for World Central Kitchen Covid-19 Food Relief #ChefsForAmerica, as I volunteered with WCK during the 2019 fires in Sonoma and remain impressed by the impact they have made in helping those in need during crisis.  Therefore, I am asking viewers to make a donation (donate here) to this organization in the spirit of helping others during this global crisis.”

Emily, also known as The JetSetting Fashionista, collaborated with top names in the wine, culinary and spirits industry to offer lively and engaging discussions and tastings and share discounts for pre and post Instagram Live Events to help partners generate sales through the IG Lives. The program kicked off with a celebratory Champagne toast and educational Instagram Live featuring Billecart-Salmon Champagne and a local Wine Bar and client of EME, Velvet 48 located in Burlingame CA. Guests were invited to buy Billecart-Salmon ahead of time to join for the tasting while also supporting #smallbusinesses. Next, Emily welcomed Diane Mina of Diane’s Bloody Mary for 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. You can Watch prior Instagram Lives on The JetSetting Fashionista’s YouTube Channel.

On April 22, Winemaker Aaron Pott from Pott Wine showcased Pott Wine Napa Valley. 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 with 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 Mauritson, Charlie Clay and Rockpile with culinary guest, Chef Dustin Valette of Valette Healdsburg. May 9 featured a Swedish Pancake recipe with Stockhome Petaluma’s Chef/Owner Roberth Sundell sharing some favorite recipes made with local purveyor Clover Sonoma Cheeses. May 13 featured Winemaker Jeff Mangahas of Williams-Selyem. May 14 featured Freeman Winery owners Akiko and Ken. On May 20 Winemaker Ryan Prichard of Three Sticks Wines tasted three wines including the Pinot Blanc Durell Vineyards where $10 dollars from each bottle of Pinot Blanc sold were donated to Sonoma Family Meal. May 22 featured Winemaker Rob Hunter & GM Stefanie of Bennett Lane. May 27 @ featured Winemaker Matt Dees of Mail Road Wines. May 28 featured fig spreads and giftable items while Sondra Bernstein of Girl and the Fig delighted guests with stories of the famed restaurant on Sonoma square.

Upcoming tastings include:

  • June 3 @ 5 p.m. PST will showcase Trombetta Family Wines IG Live with Winemaker Erica Stancliff.
  • June 9 @ 5 p.m. PST will involve a Bennett Lane Winery Zoom Tasting.
  • June 11 @ 5 p.m. PST will feature a Papapietro Perry Winery IG Live.
  • June 12 @ 4 p.m. PST will feature James MacPhail & Steve Sangiacomo of Sangiacomo Wines.
  • June 24 @ 5 p.m. PST will showcase Chris Hyde of Hyde Estate Winery will showcase a variety of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The code for the 10% discount and shipping discount of $20 and 2-day cold pack shipping is CARNEROS.
  • June 25 @ 5 p.m. PST will feature a Trombetta Family Wines Zoom with winemaker Erica Stancliff.
  • June 26 @ 4 p.m. PST will showcase a Zoom Tasting with St. Supéry Estate Vineyards & Winery Winemaker Michael Scholz and CEO Emma Swain, CSW.
  • July 2 @ 5 p.m. PST will feature a tasting with Pence Vineyards.
  • July 9 @ 4 p.m. PST will showcase a Zoom Tasting with James MacPhail & Steve Sangiacomo of Sangiacomo Wines.

Building on the success of the inaugural 2019 Pinots &Plaid event, plans are already in the works for a second annual event. Please await more information on Emily-E-Martin.com.


Emily, also known as The JetSetting Fashionista, or The J.S.F., is the creator and curator behind the blog, The JetSetting Fashionista. A prime destination for those who crave the best in lifestyle, travel, fashion, food, wine, & other must do’s. It is visited by luxury and fashion seekers and lovers of food, wine and travel around the world. Fortunate to travel frequently since her early childhood, Emily has landed and explored destinations throughout five continents, 41 countries, and 38 U.S. states.


Emily Martin Communications & Events is a marketing, communications and Event Planning firm specializing in digital marketing, branding, social media services, luxury event planning, and influencer marketing. Based in San Francisco, our clientele is diversified from the East to West Coast with the unified goal of creating your very best brand. Founder Emily Martin is also a Luxury Lifestyle, Travel, Wine & Food blogger with The JetSetting Fashionista.

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