Penny Sadler

Member Since:
Apr 2016

Penny Sadler is on a quest to document the world's wine regions and explore beauty along the way. Her background as a professional makeup artist has honed her eye for fine detail, which complements her work as a travel and wine writer and photographer. She is Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) certified and is currently pursuing the level three certification. In addition, she hosts wine tastings for both private and retail customers. Find Penny behind the scenes with a film crew, or wandering through vineyards with her camera. If she's not traveling, she’s planning her next trip. Follow her on Facebook or her blog, Adventures of a Carry-on. 

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Published Articles (13)

A Consumer’s Guide: The Wines of Alsace, France

Alsace white wines are some of the most unique and highest quality in the world. Located in northeastern France on the border of German, Alsace has been known for excellent […]

72 Hours In Sonoma County, California

Wine, food, tours, and accommodations in Healdsburg, California

36 Hours in Downtown Napa

My review of a FAM trip in Napa City, written for the travel site, Dave’s Travel Corner. Included are hotel, restaurant, and tour reviews. The article also includes some of […]

i8tonite with Larchmont Village’s Vernetti Chef Steve Vernetti and his Semolina Pancake recipe

Interview with the Larchmont neighborhood favorite restaurant owner, Steve Vernetti. This is not a place that tourists go and it was a real Italian treat.

The Secret To Big Fun in Santa Barbara For Very Little Money

Ramada Inn Santa Barbara hosted me for two nights in February this year. Santa Barbara is an expensive destination and this hotel was a great find for those traveling on […]

A Beautiful Wine Tasting and Tour: Francone Winery, Neive, Italy

Francone has been producing notable wines in Italy’s Langhe wine region for over 100 years. The cantina and tasting room is located in Neive.

i8tonite: Two Michelin-Starred Chef Suzette Gresham of San Francisco’s Famed Acquerello

Interview and recipe with Michelin =Starred Chef Suzette Gresham I was lucky to have a phone conversation in addition to the questionnaire which Chef Gresham filled out. Very insightful!

Insider Tips From Hospitality Pros: San Francisco

A stay at the luxury Hotel Nikko in San Francisco and the inside scoop on where to go from the locals.

The Best Place To Stay In San Francisco

Hotel review of a Forbes 4 Star rated hotel in the heart of San Francisco

Finding Food, Friends, and Conversation on the Road – My Most Memorable Meals of 2015

A short essay about memorable meals in some of the cities that hosted me last year, enjoyed with friends both old and new. From Piedmont, Italy to Santa Fe, New […]


Interview and questionnaire with Chef Gadaldi

Where To Eat In Monterey, California

Restaurant and culture review of Passionfish in Pacific Grove, CA

Visit Paso Robles, California, (Before Everyone Else Does)

Destination guide to hotels, wineries, restaurants and more in Paso Robles, California