Welcome to Kelly E. Carter
Kelly E. Carter is never at a loss for words--whether writing or speaking. The Director of Communications for Alpha Omega winery is a New York Times bestselling author, former editor of Haute Living Magazine San Francisco, Founder of The Jet Set Pets® and an Italophile who toted her posh pooch Lucy around the globe. As a speaker, Kelly dazzles audiences with tales of her trail-blazing journey to award-winning sportswriter to celebrity reporter to pet travel expert. Her debut book, Come to Win, co-authored with tennis phenom Venus Williams, hit the bestseller list. She followed that feat up with The Dog Lover's Guide to Travel, released by National Geographic Books and which earned Kelly a prestigious Lowell Thomas Award. She toils away on her memoir, Bellini for One, detailing her and Lucy's two-year Italian adventure.

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Bellini for One
Come to Win
The Dog Lover’s Guide to Travel
Joe Lacob Covers Haute Living San Francisco Nov/Dec 2015 Issue
Jim Brown Covers Haute Living San Francisco Jan/Feb 2016 Issue
Haute Living SF Unveils Its 2016 Haute 100 List
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It’s Mamba Day! Kobe, thank you for the memories

Kobe Bryant went from punk to prince during his phenomenal career as a Los Angeles Laker. I was fortunate enough to witness the transformation. On Mamba Day, as Los Angeles prepares to bid a fond farewell to the mega-superstar athlete in his final NBA game on April 13, capping 20 years of wearing purple and gold, I’m remembering my moments with him as I fly down to LA to cheer for him one last time. [Read More…]

Haute Living SF Unveils Its 2016 Haute 100 List

The Haute Living San Francisco March April 2016 issue features the annual Haute 100 list, spotlighting 100 of the most powerful people in the San Francisco Bay Area. Narrowing the list, which includes a whopping 33 billionaires, down to 100 is never an easy task considering how many movers and shakers are in the region. [Read More…]

Jim Brown Covers Haute Living San Francisco Jan/Feb 2016 Issue

Jim Brown, the NFL legend, graced the cover of Haute Living San Francisco‘s January February 2016 issue, which was all about Super Bowl 50. With the golden anniversary of the most-watched annual sporting event being played at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, dedicating the issue to the NFL’s championship game was a no-brainer. [Read More…]