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Susana Cueva Drumwright

Wine’s Most Inspiring People 2023: Susana Cueva Drumwright — Mentoring Disadvantaged Students Through Stanford University

Wine Industry Advisor
January 11, 2023

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Vida Valiente Napa Valley Winery and Foundation Raises Over $500K for Low-Income Undergraduates

The Chalk Report
December 17, 2022
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Napa Valley Winery Raises $500,000 to Put Low-income Students Through College

The Drinks Business
December 16, 2022

Last weekend, Napa Valley wine label Vida Valiente raised US$535,000 at its first annual auction which was hosted to raise money for first-generation low-income students at California’s Stanford University.

Hayes and Susana Drumwright

Vida Valiente Napa Valley Winery and Foundation Raises Over $500K for Low-Income Undergraduates at First Annual Auction in Los Cabos

Wine Business
December 15, 2022
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Holiday Gift Guide 2022: Best California Reds In Large Format Bottles

December 15, 2022
San Francisco Magazine

These Are The Best And Brightest Philanthropists In The Bay Area

San Francisco Magazine
November 21, 2022
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Vida Valiente Unveils Cabernet Sauvignon Blend "The Movement"

Market Watch
August 06, 2022

The Napa Valley wine brand was created to support first-generation students through its namesake foundation.

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California Sage: Meet US Winemaking Wizard Sam Kaplan

July 01, 2022

From helping his father with his small vineyard in Oklahoma to being consultant and co-owner of multiple wineries across California, Sam Kaplan's 'valiant life' in Napa wine's top tier has grown to the point that now he's ready to start giving back.


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June 20, 2022
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Shanken News Daily
May 27, 2022
Hayes and Susana Drumwright

Introducing Vida Valiente Napa Valley Winery and Foundation

Wine Business
May 25, 2022

Napa Valley's newest winery will donate $100 per bottle of it's flagship Cabernet to fund it's namesake foundation, partnering with Sanford University to support talented first generation low-income students

San Francisco Magazine

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San Francisco Magazine
December 01, 2021
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Rebels With a Cause

Modern Luxury
November 01, 2021

"Vida Valiente is a new Napa family wine label, estate winery and philanthropic foundation from tech entrepreneur Hayes Drumwright (co-founder of Memento Mori) and his wife, Susana, as well as winemakers Sam and Nancy Kaplan. Susana is a first-generation American, and the foundation ( was conceived by her to help fellow first-generation students find the perseverance and special insights required when navigating the uncharted territory of young careers."

San Francisco Magazine

Meet The Next Generation Of Power Philanthropists Across The Country

San Francisco Magazine
October 14, 2021

The next generation of power philanthropists is not just here to champion a cause - but revolutionize the world along the way.

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