Splurge-worthy Champagne for your holidays and New Year’s Eve: Arlaux, Bollinger, Barons de Rothschild, Dom Perignon, Duval-Leroy, Louis Roederer and Piper Heidsieck Rare.
Winery-hopping during harvest by private jet from Carmel to Santa Barbara.
The season is in full swing with Watermill Center, Parrish Art Museum, East Hampton Antiques Show and JBF Chef & Champagne-- all giving gala benefits.
Rosé yachting excursions, forager seminars, and meeting some legends of the wine world.
Caviar, Omakese, and the Marchese, three nights of over-the-top indulgence.
A look at Taittinger, one of Champagne’s few family-owned grandes marques.
Winemakers from Italy, Spain and New Zealand descend on Manhattan—and a look back to the final blow-out parties of the Hamptons season.
Feasting at Chefs & Champagne, Yachting with Domaines Ott, and Mingling with the Cast of the Housewives of New York.
This winter has been particularly active with spirits launches and limited-edition releases of old elixirs. Here’s a round-up with highlights of the very best events.
From the Central Park Zoo to the Museum of Natural History, Manhattan’s venues come to life. Plus rye and rhum.
During July and August all over the Hamptons rising from fields, lawns and beachfront properties, glistening white tents made of sailcloth, their canopies artfully draped over high frames soaring to multiple peaks, appear like East End’s greatest thematic sculpture show. As you drive along the hedgerow-laden roads, you spot the majestic tents and envision that each will be the scene of a forthcoming charity or cultural event.
Yes, it’s true. I like events so much that I’ll even show up for the launch of a new condiment (ketchup). But not just any ketchup, a gourmet Irish “tomato relish” (as it is known in Ireland) created by the famous brand, Ballymaloe.
Champagne Collet, the new bubbly in town, and two micro-cuvee designer Champagnes for your holiday cheer.
Fall brings serious tastings of Glenrothes single malts, Halloween-edition of Ravenswood Zinfandel and European style hard cider.