Oscar Night – Throw The Most Stylish Party of the Year

So you can sit at home in your yoga pants and watch the Oscars by yourself or you can glam up and throw the most dazzling, festive, and stylish party of the year.  I love throwing parties and the … [Read more...]

The King of Beaujolais – Georges Duboeuf

More and more as I drink wine, what makes a memorable bottle, is the history, the terroir and story of the wine makers. We all know Georges Duboeuf, but do we know the deep history of his wines? The … [Read more...]

The Magical 2012 Vintage of Brunello di Montalcino

Brunello is the purest expression of the sangiovese grape from the picturesque hillside town of Montalcino in Tuscany.  It is the only red wine in Tuscany that is not blended.  These are big … [Read more...]

7 Wines To Drink In 2017

We all love our chardonnays and cabernet sauvignons, and all too often they are our standard go to wines.  In 2017 make a resolution to be fun and adventurous and expand your palate.  Taste, drink and … [Read more...]

Top Chef Dale Talde makes his Manhattan Debut with Massoni at the Arlo NoMad Hotel

"Top Chef" Dale Talde along with partners David Massoni and John Bush, also known as The Three Kings, made their Manhattan debut with Massoni.  Chef Talde has many ventures around the city and Miami … [Read more...]

West of the West – Discovering the Wines of Fort Ross-Seaview AVA

West of the West, in a land far away from civilization, there is a beautifully scenic and unique wine region within the Sonoma Coast, and that is Fort Ross-Seaview.  The region is home to a small … [Read more...]

Return of New York’s Historic Speakeasy – Chumley’s

Chumley's first opened its door in the West Village in 1922 as a local speakeasy that was frequented by locals and literary giants such as Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and John Steinbeck. In … [Read more...]

Same Old, Same New – Union Square Cafe 2.0

New York City boasts a vibrant restaurant scene, one of the most dynamic in the world. Swank new restaurants come and go, but very few have had the longevity, love and admiration as much as the … [Read more...]

Exploring Campania Wines

Italy produces some of the most exceptional wines of the world, where wine is grown throughout all its regions. Some of the most unique wines of Italy come from Campania.  Campania, known for its … [Read more...]

Lodi’s Michael David Wines

Michael David wines are known across America to all wine lovers.  If there was a wine brand that personified American wine drinkers, it would be the iconic Michael David wines.  Several years ago, I … [Read more...]