Wine Women will host author James Conaway in conversation with Napa wine writer Paul Franson to discuss Conaway’s latest book, “Napa at Last Light: America’s Eden in an Age of Calamity,” at St. Francis Winery on Wednesday, March 14.

According to Wine Woman president Christine Mueller, the group’s mission is “to champion the advancement of women’s careers in the wine industry by building strong relationships, essential business skills and leadership among members.”

Conaway is well known for best-selling books about Napa Valley. Readers’ Books will have Conaway’s “Napa: The Story of an American Eden,” as well as his new book for sale at the event. $15 to $20 includes wine, nibbles, and event. Books extra. 6 to 8 p.m. 100 Pythian Road, Santa Rosa. Tickets at More info at