Rick Raffaini, a wine consultant for over fifteen years
and a fourth generation Californian, was born and raised here
in the wine country. Rick has seen first hand the important role
that the wine industry has played in the emergence of the local
Whether helping his Great Grandfather in the vineyards or pouring
wine at hundreds of local events even as a kid, he has always
been surrounded by people who have a passion for wine. Traveling
throughout Europe and falling in love with Northern Italy, he
came to realize the whole idea of gracious living and the important
role that wine plays within this environment. Today, whether working
in his own vineyard or volunteering at community events, Rick
is consumed by the wine industry and has a true passion for helping
others appreciate the wine country lifestyle.
He resides in Healdsburg with his wife Corrin and two young kids
Annabella and Jake.
If he's not working on his ranch or searching for the next great
wine, you will find him on the golf course, usually with a local
vintner no less.