Fran Endicott Miller

Luxury Lifestyle Journalist & Editor

United States

Fran Endicott Miller is a travel and wine writer for a wide variety of luxury lifestyle publications and websites. Additionally, she serves as editor-at-large for, senior writer for Napa Valley Life Magazine, and California editor for luxury travel club Essentialist. She also ghost writes and edits web content for varied travel and wine websites. Prior to her journalism career she established and managed the Golden State Warriors' first official community relations department and efforts. Principled and genuine, she’s known for thoughtful and thorough coverage. When not traveling, she can be found walking her Northern California neighborhood with her beloved golden retriever Nate. Follow her adventures on Instagram: @frandicott, and find below a small sampling of her many articles.



Reimagining Atelier Crenn

As Chef Dominique Crenn evolves, so too does her Michelin star San Francisco restaurant, Atelier Crenn.

Turn Heads With a Gladstn London Bag

When world traveler Richard Sharman became frustrated with the multiple bags necessary to properly transport his personal items, he decided to create his own perfect bag.

Napa Valley Life Magazine
Most Intriguing 2022

Napa Valley's most intriguing people of the year are profiled in this always anticipated annual issue.

When the Michelin Stars Align

The culinary equivalent of an Academy Award, a Michelin Guide star denotes quality, creativity, consistency…and the promise of a really great meal.


Four Seasons Hotel Milano Ups its Chic Ante

A recent, super chic renovation of the already elegant Four Seasons Hotel Milano reveals an urban sanctuary wholly befitting of its location in the heart of Italy's fashion capital.

Haute Living San Francisco
Soothing Serenity: Nobu Palo Alto

Having recently undergone a multi-million dollar phased renovation, Nobu Hotel Palo Alto’s boutique property features 73 guest rooms that perfectly reflect the brand’s luxurious Nobu Hospitality standards.

Haute Living San Francisco
Glen Ellen's Gracious Gaige House

Located in diminutive Glen Ellen, the Italianate Queen Anne-style exterior of Gaige House belies an unexpected secret within.

Haute Living San Francisco
Recharge at The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort

The recreational offerings are plentiful at The Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort, but you'll not be faulted if your ideal activity is simply to sit on your porch and gaze westward toward the beautiful Santa Ynez mountains.

Haute Living San Francisco
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara Beckons

Cloaked for the past three years in The Ritz-Carlton’s aura of understated elegance, Bacara takes full advantage of its stunning natural setting while offering impeccable hospitality and innumerable activities.

Walnut Creek Magazine
Glen Ellen's Charming Olea Hotel

The charming Olea Hotel welcomes guests with a level of gracious hospitality typically found in five star establishments.


Haute Living San Francisco
Tyler Florence's Miller & Lux

The Food Network star's fine dining San Francisco restaurant exudes throwback glamour that guests find irresistable.

Wine and Whiskey Globe
Getting Schooled on Rum in the Caribbean

How is it that rum somehow escaped my cocktail-making attention? I'm a brown liquor lover, after all. While visiting the Caribbean island of Nevis, I corrected the oversight.

Upscale Living Magazine
Da Doo Rum, Ron, Rhum: Six Stellar Sippers

If the mention of rum elicits images of tiny umbrellas floating in coconut-shaped mugs, perhaps it's time to reacquaint oneself with the popular spirit.


Haute Living San Francisco
Empowering the AAPI community: Eric Toda

After struggling with his ethnicity, highly respected brand and marketing wiz Eric Toda finds new purpose in advocating for the AAPI community.

Haute Living San Francisco
Faces of Philanthropy

Philanthropy comes in many forms. The philanthropists gathered here run the gamut in their "giving."

Haute Living San Francisco
The Pivot Pros

With boundless energy and optimism, each of these three San Francisco hospitality icons has persevered to continue providing fans and admirers with entertaining diversion, inspiration, and hope for a brighter tomorrow


Wander Musts

From Peruvian mountain peaks, to Adriatic Sea-fronting beaches, we’ve gathered intel on some of the globe’s most sought-after destinations, each of which is guaranteed to refresh, rejuvenate, and inspire.

Napa Valley Life Magazine
Captivating Carmel by the Sea

Carmel-by-the-Sea has long served as a haven for artists, writers, and intellectuals drawn to the inspiring atmosphere of this unique, oceanfront hamlet.

Haute Living in Toronto's Yorkville

Torontonians share a passion for fashion, food, and culture - the fusion of which is found in the tony village of Yorkville.