About Katie Shaffer

Katie Hamilton Shaffer is a wine country entertainer, chef, philanthropist and vintner in Napa Valley. Wishing to merge her passions for all things food, wine and philanthropy, Katie created the lifestyle brand "Feast it Forward" to raise a glass, awareness and funds while offering insight on how each person can make an impact and live beyond their backyard.

A Needle For Every Groove: Crosley Joins The FEAST

We're looking forward to amplifying our style as Crosley Radio joins our movement as "Official Turntable Sponsor"! At the forefront of the vinyl revolution, Crosley has their roots planted in the history of analog music players, while also keeping their eyes turned to the future progression of sound. From the [...]

FEASTing On California Sunshine

Through our mission of "Inspiring Living. Philanthropic Giving.", we seek to generate positive energy and support initiatives that give back to our community and environment. Alike our network chef advocate whom to many has been coined as the Godfather of Sustainability, Rick Moonen, Feast it Forward has always promoted [...]

2018-03-30T03:42:43+00:00March 24th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Inspire, News|0 Comments

Art Makes Inspiration: Products With Purpose

You may have noticed our network website is filled with whimsical drawings, all in a very clear black and white style. So, what's with the doodles? Art inspires me. Ever since I was a little girl, I've drawn out my dreams and goals, in hopes that someday they would [...]

Wine Like Never Before: Coravin Model 2

Model Two is the best-in-class tool that protects your wine from oxidation using Coravin’s proprietary technology that leaves the cork in place while the wine flows.

July 4th: Red, White & Coravin

Like me, my brother and sister-in-law enjoy their vino. Each time we get together, corks (many) are popped and conversation swirls like wine around what interesting bottles or brands we're enjoying these days.

Founding FEASTer: Hilary Glass

HILARY GLASS   Hilary Glass founded Napa Organics, a natural spa goods company, in 2013 and has grown the skincare line from a single product (California Plum Oil) to a line of spa products that are made locally in small batches with ingredients grown in the Napa Valley and [...]

Beauty of Nature: Artisan Moss join the FEAST

Inpire Your Space with the Beauty of Nature Feast it Forward live studio is the first national concept of its kind -- bringing together like-minded brands, we are rethinking the traditional showroom model for a progressive approach to food, wine, design, art, music and philanthropy under one roof. Everything you experience, touch [...]

Most Common Wine Faults

While the incidence of flawed wine isn’t astronomical, if you’ve ever opened a bottle or been poured a glass that doesn’t taste right to you, odds are that wine is somehow flawed.

FEAST Studio Welcomes Coquerel Family Wine Estates

Coquerel Wines is located just beyond the town of Calistoga at the north end of the Napa Valley. Alongside their flagship variety, Sauvignon Blanc, the winery also produces exceptional Verdelho, Tempranillo and Petite Sirah. In addition to their estate fruit, they source Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and other noble grapes from a handful of like-minded, premier growers throughout the Napa Valley.

B Wise Joins the FEAST as “Official Wine”

I’ve had the dream to make wine since I was a kid. I’ve learned a tremendous amount about wine since then. Each year my friends and fellow vignerons John Caldwell (Yes, that John Caldwell, aka “JFC”) and Bill Sanderson (Madrone Ridge Winery) take a trip to investigate the practices of [...]

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