Founded in 1993 in San Francisco, Folsom + Associates is one of the premier agencies specializing in wine public relations as well as beverage, gourmet food and luxury lifestyle communications.  Our clients range from leading international brands to up-and-coming artisan producers, and we bring creative thinking, effective strategies and well-executed tactics to a client’s marketing mix.  We are an accessible and responsible partner to our clients, and we focus squarely on delivering results.  Folsom + Associates is a full-service PR firm with a track record of success in media relations, strategy counseling, social media, consumer product launches, creative promotions, event production, publicity tours and campaign analytics.  Our strengths lie in the experience of our team, our deep network of contacts and our effectiveness across multiple channels and a broad range of media.

Meet The Team


Sam Folsom



Lisa Klinck-Shea

Vice President

Brooke Buringrud

Brooke Buringrud

Account Executive


Lauren Trieschmann

Account Coordinator


Peggy Murphy

Office Manager