Regina Lutz is a savvy, wine loving public relations specialist, who has created national and international communications strategies for luxury and lifestyle brands in the California wine industry. She has helped build successful publicity for wine and food cookbooks and wine biographies, produced educational wine symposiums, and designed events and sponsorships. Former clients include Robert Mondavi Winery, Robert Mondavi Private Selection, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi, and the international partnerships of Opus One and Luce. She also works with non-profit industry groups, such as the California Wine Institute, and membership organizations, including the Meritage Alliance. Current clients are the Cork Supply Group, Tonnellerie O, Diageo, White Hart, Venge Vineyards, Robert Keenan Winery, and the family-owned properties of Adastra Wines, Sabina Vineyards, Oakville East, and Mark Jessup's J Gregory wines. She enjoys gardening, is a certified astrologer, and occasionally provides services to the Napa Humane Society.
Angela Pneuman is a communications professional with more than 10 years of experience in the wine industry. She specializes in dynamic brand messaging that supports a wide range of marketing and public relations strategies--everything from wine packaging and vintage notes to cutting-edge websites and social media applications. Her clients have included Diageo, Constellation, Brown-Forman, Kendall-Jackson and The Wine Institute as well as boutique wineries such as Lancaster Estate, Quivira Vineyard & Winery, Jordan Winery and J Vineyards & Winery. Angela holds advanced degrees and fellowships in writing from Indiana University, SUNY Albany and Stanford, where she developed an original course in marketing writing based on her wine industry experience. She enjoys writing fiction and has published a critically-acclaimed novel, Lay It On My Heart, Houghton Mifflin 2014, and a book of short stories (Home Remedies, Harcourt 2007).