Category Archives: Ventures in the Vineyards

Event Recap: Venture in the Vineyards

On Saturday, November 7th, fifty ULI members met in front of the Ferry building for the annual Venture in the Vineyards event. This event, which buses young professionals to Napa valley for a day of development and winery tours, has become a much anticipated tradition for ULI San Francisco’s YLG members. It’s a unique opportunity for urban professionals to visit rural resort and winery developments. The first stop was Artesa, a family-run winery with over 25 years in the Napa Valley.  The winery is on a hilltop surrounded by fountains … Read More

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Raise a Glass to YLG in Sonoma

On April 28, 2013, a group of fifty ULIsf Young Leaders began bright and early at the Ferry Building in San Francisco.  On the agenda for the day was a stop at Sebastiani Winery for a lesson on wine blending, and then off to tour The Barlow, a new development project in Sebastopol. After a quick bus ride, and much caffeine, we arrived at Sebastiani Winery in Sonoma.  We were greeted by our host, Stuart Ake of Tasting Lab, who would be guiding us through our wine blending adventure.  Stuart … Read More

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ULI’s Ventures in the Vineyards

It’s nice to talk shop on a Sunday morning with friends…off to Napa for some wine… In front of San Francisco’s Ferry Building, on Sunday March 26th at 9 a.m., the ULI YLG crew met for bagels and talked shop as we piled onto the bus headed for the wine country.  As the bus pulled out onto the Bay Bridge the group talked about how quickly the Rincon Two tower is shooting up, and how long the new span of the Bay Bridge is taking to finish. After passing Rutherford … Read More

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