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Fran Miller

Fran Endicott Miller is a luxury-focused freelance feature writer for a variety of lifestyle publications and websites and a California editor for luxury travel concierge service Essentialist. Prior to her journalism career, she held positions in the fields of politics, television, and professional sports, and is proud to have established the Golden State Warriors’ first community relations department and programs. Principled and genuine, she’s known for thoughtful, thorough, and lyrical coverage, and for the quality of her writing. When not traveling she can be found walking her neighborhood with her beloved Golden Retrievers Reggie and Nate.
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4 Reasons to Love C. Elizabeth Wine

While the product within the bottle will always be the foremost reason to love C. Elizabeth Game Farm Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, additional aspects behind the label inspire further adoration. The founders, the...

Gifts Ideas for the Gourmand

Surprise the gastronomes on your gift list with delicacies that are sure to please. We’ve picked out a few items that many gourmands likely consider kitchen essentials: cheese, wagyu, chocolate, truffles, and...

Sublime Napa Cabs for the Wine Lover on Your List

Forget the cologne, the cashmere, and even the sports car. If you’ve got an oenophile on your holiday gift list, give him/her what he/she really wants: a bottle of the good stuff....

Ooh-la-la: Légende Provides a Tasty Introduction to the Wines of Bordeaux

It can be intimidating to move beyond a wine rut, one ruled by the tasting notes affixed to the display racks at the local grocery or wine shop. If you’re curious about...

Resident Elevates the New York City Dining Experience

New Yorkers love their restaurants, especially the fine dining establishments that allow for a full evening of culinary leisure. Reimagining such experiences during a time of COVID takes ingenuity and creativity, and...

Magical Montecito

Few towns in the world can match the luxury of Montecito. This effortlessly chic Santa Barbara hamlet is home to stunning resorts, destination restaurants, unique boutiques, and celebrities. Many on the Hollywood...

A Wine Writer’s Ode to Coravin

The past few months have been challenging for a wine industry that relies on tasting room walk-ins and direct-to-consumer sales. It has also been challenging, though less so, for those of us...

Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars enters its Golden Anniversary this year and celebrates its 50 years with a renewed commitment to producing complex and age-worthy...

It was May 24, 1976, when a simple, blind wine-tasting changed the world of wine forever. Organized by an English wine merchant in celebration of the American Bicentennial activities in Paris, the...

Fran Miller

Fran Endicott Miller is a luxury-focused freelance feature writer for a variety of lifestyle publications and websites and a California editor for luxury travel concierge service Essentialist. Prior to her journalism career, she held positions in the fields of politics, television, and professional sports, and is proud to have established the Golden State Warriors’ first community relations department and programs. Principled and genuine, she’s known for thoughtful, thorough, and lyrical coverage, and for the quality of her writing. When not traveling she can be found walking her neighborhood with her beloved Golden Retrievers Reggie and Nate.
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