Wine of the Week – Gran Moraine Rosé of Pinot Noir 2017

There is no better way to celebrate the summer and warm weather than with a glass of chilled rosé.  Celebrating with Gran Moraine's Rosé of Pinot Noir in a magnum is even better.  Made on the rolling … [Read more...]

Pairing Love and Wine This Valentine’s Day

Wine love and romance go hand in hand, especially on Valentine's Day.  This year I wanted to make Valentines Day extra memorable by cooking a romantic dinner for my sweetheart paired with the perfect … [Read more...]

Bordeaux Apéro Série with Chef Gabe Kennedy

I recently attended a beautiful, fun, playful dinner with Chef Gabe Kennedy in his home, hosted by Vins De Bordeaux.  The hosts, the wines, the food, and the company were so special.  The pictures … [Read more...]

Piper-Heidsieck Champagne – Celebrate the Golden Age of Hollywood

Today the legendary French Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck revealed its Art-Deco inspired limited edition magnum to commemorate the Golden Age of Hollywood.  Piper-Heidsieck will be the sole Champagne … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – 18 Perfect Gifts For Wine Lovers

Tis the season of holiday gift giving.  Do you have a wine lover on your list and you want to get them something special? Something with a little more thought than a bottle of wine.  Are you like me … [Read more...]

Wine Event of the Year – Auction Napa Valley 2017

Auction Napa Valley is in full swing.  Savvy wine lovers call Auction Napa Valley the must-attend charity food and wine event because it brings together Napa Valley’s extraordinary wines, evocative … [Read more...]

Summer Fun in a Can – Launch of Sofia Brut Rosé

Rosé in a can is so glam when served up Hollywood style.  Recently I had the opportunity to attend the launch party of Coppola Winery’s Sofia Brut Rosé.  The spring soirée was held on the patio of … [Read more...]

La Cité du Vin: The Guggenheim of Wine

Le Cité du Vin (translated as City of Wine) opened in Bordeaux to rave reviews in June, opening ceremonies were inaugurated by the the French President Francois Hollande, and Minister of Culture … [Read more...]

A Crystal Palace – The Baccarat Hotel, New York

The first Baccarat Hotel opened up in New York City last week.  Baccarat is the 250 year old legendary French crystal maker that was commissioned by King Louis XV in 1764.  I was so excited to be able … [Read more...]

Amalfi in the Meatpacking – Santina Review

My favorite hot spot in the meatpacking district is the new innovative restaurant Santina.   The big name trio of Rich Torrisi, Mario Carbone and Jeff Zalaznick from the Major Food Groups has once … [Read more...]