Sotheby’s, Villa Terra Nova and Chef Jerome Brown in Support of Two Wine Country Film Festivals

 The Trio Honors Two Non- Profit Wine Country Film Festivals and Their Educational Programs: Napa Valley Film Festival November 13-17, 2019 and Sonoma International Film Festival, March 22-29, 2020

In continuing annual support of various educational and cultural organizations, Villa Terra Nova, a luxury vacation destination in Sonoma Valley, will be hosting fundraising events supporting Napa Film Festival and Sonoma International Film Festival educational programs in November 2019 and again in January and March 2020.

In collaboration with the two wine country film festivals, Sotheby’s, Chef Jerome Brown, (Chef Rome) and Villa Terra Nova will provide a unique location and dining experience for film program donors and upcoming fundraising venues.

Offering a quintessential Sonoma experience, located in the heart of the Sonoma Valley, Villa Terra Nova offers visitors a spectacular private vacation destination while exploring Sonoma wine country. The professionally landscaped three-acre private estate features a five-bedroom, 5,300 square-foot Mediterranean inspired villa, guest house, and a four-car garage with upstairs office studio.

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Outdoor dining and entertainment areas at Villa Terra Nova


Generous in spirit and size, spacious accommodations in the villa seamlessly provide a luxury home-away-from-home for up to ten guests. Featuring a large professional kitchen, a grand living and dining room with custom stone fireplace, and opulent bedrooms with outdoor views to surrounding gardens. With 60 mature oak trees, meditative fountains, al fresco dining and an abundance of nature, Villa Terra Nova elegantly celebrates its earthbound beauty with sophisticated comforts conscientiously selected for guest pleasure and wellbeing.

Within moments of topflight wineries, award-winning restaurants, cultural events, diverse outdoor activities, and the historic Sonoma Plaza, Villa Terra Nova provides an elegant destination for wine country visitors. On the market as of spring 2020, detailed information about Villa Terra Nova, film festival promotions and Chef Rome can be viewed at

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Three-acres of professionally landscaped grounds


As the featured chef for the upcoming fundraising events, Chef Rome focuses on healthy lifestyle gourmet cuisine. Known as Chef to the Stars, his client list includes A-list entertainers, dignitaries, and professional athletes. His media placements include a variety of outlets including Food Network, ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS and more. His culinary talents have been featured at various international Food & Wine Festivals, he was the healthy chef correspondent for “The Good Life Radio,” and his “Cooking with Rome” radio segment heard weekly on “The Donnie McClurkin” syndicated radio show. His Chef to the Stars service has successfully placed more than seventy-five top chefs in celebrity homes.

Villa Terra Nova property frontage

On November 14, Chef Rome will be the featured chef at Feast it Forward’s Cinelease Filmmaker Lounge during Napa Film Festival from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

In January 2020 the Sonoma International Film Festival will be hosting patron fund raising venue at Villa Terra Nova. In March 2020, Villa Terra Nova will be a featured silent auction item at the Sonoma International Film Festival in support of continuing education programs.

Jerome Brown (Chef Rome)

Tina Shone, a Broker/Associate with Sotheby’s International Realty, Wine Country Brokerage, is representing the Villa Terra Nova property. An internationally respected brand, Sotheby’s International Realty provides access to luxury real estate and homes for sale throughout the world. Since affiliating with Sotheby’s in 2004, Shone has been a consistent performer, placing in its top one to three percent consecutively for the past five years. Her career includes listing and selling property of all types throughout the Bay Area and Northern California wine country, with expertise in rural, vineyard, equestrian, development and historic properties. Visit her online at


By: Eve Bushman