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JBF Impact Programs are committed to establishing a more sustainable food system and more equitable communities through education, advocacy, and thought leadership.  Distinguished Vineyards proudly partners JBF in supporting its Seafood Sustainability initiatives, Women’s Leadership Programs and policy and advocacy training for Chefs and industry leaders.

Through programs that are proven to work, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger by ensuring that kids get the food they need. Through events, fundraisers and hands-on employee participation programs, Distinguished Vineyards proudly partners Share our Strength in its mission and celebrates its achievements and progress to date.

The award winning documentary, A Fine Line, grapples with gender inequity across industries including workplace harassment, equal pay, paid parental leave and career advancement. Advocating for change, Distinguished Vineyards is supporting the nationwide screening through events and conversations with our winemakers and world renowned chefs.


An uplifting American success story about perseverance, family, and food. A Fine Line grapples with themes sparking national conversations right now, including workplace harassment, equal pay, paid parental leave and career advancement.


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“Less Than 7% of Head Chefs and Restaurant Owners are Women”

The film shares perspectives and experiences from world-renowned chefs, including: World’s Best Female Chef Dominique Crenn, Emmy Award Winning TV Host Lidia Bastianich, and Michelin Starred Chef Carrie Nahabedian, among others. Meanwhile, getting to the heart of what is needed to empower women across all industries, by following the personal story of a small town restaurateur with a larger than life personality Valerie James. A single mother on a mission to do what she loves, while raising two kids and the odds stacked against her.