About Élan Fayard
Élan Fayard has a wide-ranging international background that encompasses tourism, gastronomy, wine, and journalism. Originally from the Bay Area, Élan found her way back to Northern California after living in the Willamette Valley in Oregon where her love of wine blossomed, followed then by living and study in the Loire Valley in France where she began a life long love affair with the French culture. Her interest in wine and France led to additional studies in Bordeaux and to Provence where she and her husband lived and worked. Throughout her time in France and then back in the U.S., she has held public relations, sales, and marketing positions with wineries in Napa and Russian River. She currently works with wineries to assist with consumer sales and marketing as a consultant with her consulting business, Elan Fayard Consulting. She is dedicated to working closely with her husband to produce exceptional, terroir-specific wines.