The Women Of Wine Country Staking A Claim In Cannabis

Wine industry veteran Tracey Mason and serial cannabis entrepreneur Cynthia Salarizadeh teamed up to launch the first pot-infused sparkling wine.Traci Seville

Tracey Mason knows all about breaking into the boys’ club. For close to three decades, the veteran wine and spirits executive worked inside some of the largest adult beverage companies in the world where she was one of a handful of women in a leadership role.

So when the Napa Valley-based entrepreneur was first approached to run a luxury wine startup conceived by a female founder, with an all-female advisory board and the chance to develop a brand aimed at sophisticated, savvy women, she couldn’t say no.

The company that recruited her, House of Saka, Inc., offers a decidedly modern twist on wine: the business specializes in marijuana-infused, alcohol-free beverages blended with a top-secret formulation of a tasteless, odorless water-soluble ratio of THC to CBD (the two most

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