LIVE VINTAGE

Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to present LIVE VINTAGE, our latest collaboration with Sotheby’s International Realty’s “LIVE” video series, featuring our own one-of-a-kind Napa Valley Estate, presented by Latife Hayson.

The “LIVE” video series follows influential people as they seek inspiration and live their passions in an extraordinary home, represented by the Sotheby’s International Realty network. In this episode, Master of Wine, Jeannie Cho Lee travels from Hong Kong to our exquisite vineyard estate in Sonoma Valley, California.  Surrounded by rows of cabernet and chardonnay, Jeannie reflects on her passion for the vine while she prepares a dinner party paired with the perfect wines.

There’s so much complexity, history, culture, geology, and climatology; all the sciences and social sciences being combined into this one fascinating beverage. ~ Jeannie Cho Le

Courtesy of Sotheby’s International Realty

Unpack and unwind in California’s Wine Country with this European-trained wine writer and expert as she experiences some of the finest flavors the region has to offer. In this episode, we invite you to LIVE VINTAGE and experience the Napa Valley lifestyle like never before.

Learn more about our Napa Valley Estate.

Learn more about Jeannie Cho Le.

Watch LIVE VINTAGE.

What’s Happening Around the Bay | October 2017


Oaktoberfest
October 1, 2017
Don’t miss the 10th Annual Oaktoberfest, Oakland’s Family-Friendly Craft Beer Festival, in the Diamond District. Enjoy free admission, family friendly fun, live performances and more between Fruitvale Avenue and MacArthur Boulevard. Learn More

AT&T Moon Festival
October 1, 2017
Experience the 27th Annual AT&T Autumn Moon Festival, presented by the Chinatown Merchants Association. Enjoy cultural exhibits, food, non-stop entertainment, attractions, arts and crafts booths, children’s activities and more. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

San Francisco Fleet Week
October 1-9, 2017
Enjoy San Francisco Fleet Week in the skies above the San Francisco waterfront, this annual air show attracts over a million people from around the Bay, featuring the United States Navy Blue Angels and Canadian Snowbirds. Learn More

Sonoma County Harvest Fair
October 6-8, 2017
Celebrate local food, wine and beer at the Sonoma County Harvest Fair celebrating the region’s culinary arts, premium wines and micro brews from the region and enjoy the World Championship Grape Stomp. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hardly Strictly Blue Grass Festival
October 6-8, 2017
Experience over a dozen bluegrass bands and solo acts at the Bay Area’s most celebrated jazz-meets-country music festival, the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Music Festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Learn More

Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival
October 14, 2017
Enjoy the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival in the World Pumpkin Capital on historic Main Street. The season’s signature event, draws visitors from all around featuring your pick of the perfect pumpkin. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danville Fall Craft Festival
October 21, 2017
The Danville Chamber of Commerce presents the Danville Fall Festival featuring family-friendly special events and entertainment including the annual Children’s Costume Parade and free admission for all. Learn More

Day of the Dead Celebration
October 22, 2017
Join the Oakland Museum of California for the 23rd annual community celebration honoring Day of the Dead traditions featuring live entertainment, gourmet food, arts and crafts and more. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

California Home & Garden Show
October 27-29, 2017
Find inspiration, tips and ideas needed for your next home project at the California Home and Garden Show in Silicon Valley. Meet contractors, hear from the experts, and see the latest products in home design and construction. Learn more

Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
October 28, 2017
Join the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in San Jose to help the American Cancer Society save lives from breast cancer by walking with all funds helping groundbreaking research. Learn More

 

 

What’s Happening Around the Bay | September 2017


Sonoma Wine Country Weekend
September 2, 2017
Enjoy the best of Sonoma County’s rich wines and delectable cuisine at Sonoma Wine Country Weekend with over 200 wineries pouring thousands of wines and over 60 local chefs with curated wine pairings. Learn More

Sausalito Art Festival
September 2 – 4, 2017
Enjoy fine art, live music, gourmet food and more at the 65th Annual Sausalito Art Festival. Celebrate Labor Day weekend at America’s Premiere Waterfront Art Festival, with fun for the whole family. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orinda Classic Car Show
September 9, 2017
Celebrate the history and excitement of classic cars at the 13th annual Orinda Classic Car Show, featuring a special collection of classic Corvettes from the 1950’s, 1960’s and beyond, all benefiting local charities. Learn More

Silicon Valley Fall Festival
September 9, 2017
Join the city of Cupertino as it hosts the 2017 Silicon Valley Fall Festival, celebrating Labor Day weekend. There something for the whole family including food, games, prizes, the kids zone and more. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oakland Pride 2017
September 10, 2017
Oakland Pride is the East Bay’s largest LGBTQ celebration honoring the diversity of the community. Walk in the Oakland Pride Parade and enjoy a special performances by signer and songwriter Andra Day. Learn More

Santana Row Fall Fashion Show
September 16, 2017
Give back with fashion for a cause at the Santa Row Fall Fashion Show benefiting the St. Martin of Tours school. Enjoy champagne, light hors d’oeuvres and a fashion show featuring Santana Row shops. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lafayette Art & Wine Festival
September 16 – 17, 2017
Join Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty at the East Bay’s best end of summer party, the 22nd annual award-winning Lafayette Art & Wine Festival featuring live music, gourmet wine, shopping and more. Learn More

Eat Real Festival 2017
September 22 – 24, 2017
Celebrate local cuisine in Jack London Square at the annual Eat Real Festival. Enjoy handcrafted beers and local wines featuring sustainable local ingredients along with live music, cooking demonstrations and gourmet bites. Learn More

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Color Factory
September 2017
Visit the Color Factory in San Francisco. Lose yourself in 10,000 colored ribbons, sink into a giant yellow ball pit, catch some rainbows and taste a spectrum of treats from the factories favorite stops in San Francisco. Learn more

The Mill Valley Film Festival
October 5 – 15, 2017
Join more than 200 filmmakers representing more than 50 countries at the Mill Valley Film Festival. Enjoy tributes, spotlights and galas featuring curated film discussions, gourmet food, wine and more. Learn More

 

 

What’s Happening Around the Bay | July 2017


Berkeley 4th of July Fireworks
July 4, 2017
The Berkeley Marina hosts one of the most anticipated fireworks shows in the Bay Area with live music, carnival rides, gourmet food, magic shows and more for the whole family. Learn More

Danville 4th of July Parade
July 4, 2017
Kick off Independence Day at the Danville 4th of July Parade. Enjoy live music, gymnasts and the grand finale, the 4th of July parade with horses, animals, antique cars and more. Learn More

Moraga 4th of July Dog Parade
July 4, 2017
Don’t miss the highly anticipated Moraga Dog Parade. Bring your special canine and family to enjoy the celebration. Every dog registered for the parade receives a special award and a treat. Learn More

 

MAMMA MIA!
July 7-16, 2017
Experience MAMMA MIA, the story of a young woman looking to discover the identity of her father before marriage. Enjoy this outdoor performance at the Woodminster Amphitheater in Oakland. Learn More

Across the Bay 2017 12k & 5k
July 9, 2017
Join one of the greatest runs in the San Francisco Bay Area beginning in Sausalito, continuing across the Golden Gate Bridge, and finishing in Aquatic Park benefiting the Edgewood Center for Children and Families. Learn More

Hot Summer Nights Car Show
July 13, 2017
Celebrate Summer with classic cars in Downtown Danville. From muscle cars, to hot rods, and vintage rides, there’s something for everyone including live music, dancing, gourmet food and drinks, souvenir booths and more. Learn More

The Roots at Fox Theater
July 14, 2017
See one of the most respected hip-hop acts, live at the Fox Theater in Oakland. You won’t want to miss the four time Grammy award winning group. Learn More

Oakland Wine Festival 2017
July 15, 2017
Enjoy the fine wine and gourmet food showcase featuring celebrated wineries from Napa Valley, Sonoma County and local bay area wineries with all proceeds benefiting local charities. Learn More

 

Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing
July 2017
The Oakland Museum of California presents Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the artist’s gift of her personal archive to the Oakland Museum of California. Learn more

 

The Golden West Beer Tour
July 2017
Get an inside look at three East Bay breweries in Oakland and Berkeley where you’ll taste local craft beers with a professional guided brewery facility tour beginning with Pacific Coast Brewing Co. in Oakland. Learn More

Home | Designed for You: Ian Stallings Design

“Sometimes the thing you are most timid to do – the biggest, boldest move – is what you end up liking the most,” says Ian Stallings, founder of San Francisco-based Ian Stallings Design. With over a decade of experience, Stallings’ full service interior design firm has completed projects globally in some of the finest homes in San Francisco, London, and New York, as well as a furniture gallery and showroom in China. No matter where his work takes him, an underlying ethos reigns supreme: his deep commitment to the client’s needs, desires, experiences, and aspirations.

An artist at heart, Stallings sees each client as a muse and their space as a canvas. Having studied film making, painting and design at the California College of the Arts, art history at the Chicago Art Institute, and painting at the San Francisco Art Institute, Stallings combines his profound knowledge in architecture, interior design, and contemporary art to every project. He doesn’t simply “decorate” a home, rather builds meaningful, profound and long lasting relationships with clients and the spaces they make home.

“Every home is designed for you, the client. People always ask me: ‘what is your aesthetic and style?’ Because I am focused on what is appropriate for the physical space and who the end-user is, my style is to focus on who the client truly is and not inflict my aesthetic on them,” says Stallings.

One of the joys of his work is the opportunity to work in diverse enclaves throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. “Our team gets to go to a lot of interesting places and do interesting things. The beauty of the Bay Area is its diversity – in geography, cultures, communities and styles. From San Francisco, to Marin, to Silicon Valley and all the reaches of it, we are continuously inspired and able to create bespoke spaces for diverse clients,” says Stallings.

Stallings notes that Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty and his design firm are very similar in a lot of respects. “We provide a service level for our clients that is exceptional. Our clients’ properties and homes demand an attention to detail, and the brokerage really understands those properties and how they relate to high design,” says Stallings. “Together, we artfully unite extraordinary homes with extraordinary people.”