Again, everyone has a second job up here in Mendocino. Margi, a long-time innkeeper here at Brewery Gulch, has a band with her husband, Jorge. Pura Vida is extremely popular in Mendocino county. Their pan-latin repertoire includes rumba, mambo, chachacha, samba and cumba. Pura Vida was recently featured at the Anderson Valley Pinot Festival. You can listen to clips from their latest CD here.
Many of our guests marvel at the flowers on display at the inn. Most think that we have a florist that brings in the fresh flowers on a regular basis. But the truth is, we have our own in-house resident flower magician, Margi Gomez.
In addition to being a talented horticulturist, Margi is also an accomplished painter and a founding member of Pura Vida, a 7-piece Afro-Caribbean group (http://www.puravidamendo.com). In her spare time, Margi anchors our Guest Services desk weekday mornings.