Cover Photo: Photograph by Lassalleworks for Catapult
Photograph by Lassalleworks for Catapult

15 Minutes With Aaliyah Nitoto and Sam Prestianni, Makers of Lavender Wine

“Something as beautiful and unique as lavender wine shouldn’t just be at a country club.”

Women of Wine: The Rise of Women in the Global Wine Industry



Photograph by Lassalleworks for Catapult

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The Ways of Herbs: Simple Remedies for Health & Healing

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Hi there! My name is Janelle and I'm a creative writer  and storyteller based in Portland, OR. I have a  BA in English from UC Berkeley and write about a whole lot of things but focus on food, travel and incredible people.  You can catch my work in publications like Thrillist, VICE and  Eater, with my portfolio available at I'm also working on writing my first screenplay, so expect to see my name on the silver screen sometime soon ;)