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.

Kindness Has No Language

Kindness goes a long way. Yesterday, I was dining over an early lunch meeting at Oxbow Public Market (no surprise there, it's my second office.). Looking to head out of town for an exciting event with our partners at Sunset Magazine, my car wouldn't start. After having a minor freak [...]

2016-12-03T17:39:51+00:00February 22nd, 2016|Categories: Featured, Inspire, Philanthropy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

GRUB-A-Dub-Dub…The Truffleluxe Napa Winemakers

An English language nursery rhyme, "Rub-A-Dub-Dub" was first published in London in 1798 in volume two of Hook's Christmas Box under the title "Dub a dub dub" rather than "Rub a dub dub". The earliest versions of this rhyme published differ significantly in their wording. This rhyme exists in many variations, among those current [...]

‘Tis the Season of Giving: Pass It On

“Those who make compassion an essential part of their lives find the joy of life. Kindness deepens the spirit and produces rewards that cannot be completely explained in words. It is an experience more powerful than words. To become acquainted with kindness one must be prepared to learn new things [...]

Butcher, Baker, Napa Winemaker: FEAST with Sunset!

In partnership with the American Truffle Company, Feast it Forward and Sunset Magazine will present a curated affair, the first Napa Truffle Festival Marketplace VIP Experience. A Truffleluxe event, be the first to FEAST on Monday January 18, 2016 from 11am-2pm. This one of a kind event will be held [...]

Tasting of Rarities: Benchmark Wine Group

There's just something about wine. A beverage yes, but it's far beyond simply another libation. It encapsulates memories of the past, while offering new memories for the future. Every bottle and cork has a story. It's amazing to think with each vintage, history was etched in time sharing its [...]

2016-11-15T17:13:29+00:00November 18th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Featured, Food & Wine|Tags: |0 Comments

Social (responsibility) Hour: Holiday FEASTing

This month we gather with locals at our partners and official wine sponsor, Miner Family Winery, to collect boxed and canned items for the Napa's Food Bank: Community Action of Napa Valley in support of the holiday season ahead.

Welcome to the FEAST: Eleven Eleven Wines!

Feast it Forward is elated to announce that Eleven Eleven Wines is the newest "Official Wine Sponsor" to join the FEAST family!

Floating Home Tour Benefits Community

Owners greeted guests with smiles and open arms, exicted to share their unique gems, handyman artwork and breathtaking views.

GLASS That GIVES Supports #ValleyFire

Our heart aches for those affected by the ‪#‎ValleyFire‬ in Lake County which has taken away so much. It takes a lot to rebuild; let's join each other and pitch in.

Davis Bike & Brew Fest (for a cause!)

Who doesn't love a cold frosty mug of brew? Well, there's no better time in history to be a beer drinker than it is now. The phenomenon of beer flavor and diversity has become a true journey of the taste buds.

2016-11-25T08:08:40+00:00August 17th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Charities, Food & Wine, Philanthropy, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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