When visiting Napa Valley there are a number of delicious restaurants to choose from, satisfying even the pickiest of eaters. Here are some of the best restaurants you can dine at while visiting the city of wine! Ciccio 6770 Washington...Show More Summary
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Ready to Go NAPA VALLEY, CA: Clusters of ripe Carneros chardonnay are nearly ready to be harvested near Napa, California. The annual grape harvest, in full swing at the moment, has become a favorite time of the year for visitors to Wine...Show More Summary
The Napa Valley Wine Train left a 10-woman book club on the side of the train tracks... and for what? Over the weekend, the Sistahs on the Reading Edge Book Club, composed of 10 Black women and one white woman, were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train for laughing and talking too loudly on their way to a vineyard tour. Show More Summary
In the context of the past year’s tensions over police violence, the story of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge book club—11 women, 10 of them African American and one white, ranging in age from 39-85—whose members were ejected from the Napa Valley Wine Train for being “too loud,” may not evoke the same level of outrage.
The mostly black women from a book club who were kicked out of the Napa Valley Wine Train over the weekend were not the first ones to run into trouble while on the famous tour. A Latina graduate student at the University of California-San...Show More Summary
Summary: Well, it looks as though the Napa Valley Wine Train has joined the esteemed list of learners about the importance of crisis management and communication. Except, apparently, that the wine train didn’t have a real crisis, only a fancied one. Show More Summary
The executives of the Napa Valley Wine Tour are trying to make amends for kicking off a group of laughing black women—but is it too late?
No loud sistahs are allowed on the wine train. Leonard Zhukovsky /Shutterstock.com On Saturday, August 22, 11 women, one of whom is white, were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train for laughing and talking too loudly. The police were called to deal with the situation. Show More Summary
The Napa Valley Wine Train left a 10-woman book club on the side of the train tracks... and for what?
Eleven book club members from the group “Sistahs on the Reading Edge” were humiliated this past Saturday after being escorted from a Napa Valley Train for being “too loud.” This accusation resulted from the kind of boisterous, fun loving laughter we are used to as a community but considered obnoxious to those with a wad Keep Reading ?
Napa Valley Wine Train Apologizes For Kicking Off Black Group Black women’s book club group — including one 83-year-old woman — were harshly removed from a California vineyard tour after white patrons accused them of being too loud on their
The African American book club that was booted from the Napa Valley Wine Train on Saturday for what has been dubbed "laughing while black" were given a public apology Tuesday from the company's CEO.
On August 22, a book club made up predominantly of African American women was kicked off Napa Valley’s Wine Train. The club’s members believe their ejection was a result of racism rather than policy, as the tour’s organizers insist. The book club, five out of six of the members of which are black, was enjoying... Show More Summary
On Monday morning, we told you the story of eleven black women and one white woman who were escorted off the Napa Valley Wine Train this past weekend after staff said they were "laughing and talking too loud." After one member of the ejected group, Lisa Renee Johnson, began sharing... More »
"We accept full responsibility." The Napa Valley Wine train issued a public apology on Tuesday to members of the black women's book club that was removed from a tour over the weekend, according to the Los Angeles Times. "The Napa Valley Wine Train was 100 percent wrong in its handling of this issue," says wine train CEO Anthony Giaccio. Show More Summary
The Napa Valley Wine Train issued an apology Tuesday to a book club that includes mostly black women who said they were booted from a tasting tour because of their race.
Did “laughing while black” really get several women kicked off a wine train? The Napa Valley Wine Train company has responded to these allegations. In a related report by the Inquisitr, the controversy surrounding the incident jumpstarted the #LaughingWhileBlack hashtag on Twitter. Show More Summary
A wine train that runs through California’s famed Napa Valley apologized on Tuesday to a predominantly black women’s book club whose members complained of discrimination after they were kicked off a recent trip over noise complaints. Eleven members of the Sistahs on the Reading Edge...
The wine tour company criticized for removing a group of mostly black women from one of its trains on Saturday publicly apologized for the incident. In a statement Tuesday, Napa Valley Wine Train CEO Anthony Giaccio said the company...Show More Summary