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Playing Mozart to the Vines

03/18/14

Playing Mozart to the Vines

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.
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Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave's Champagne Tastings Around Town: The Krug House, Villa San-Juliette and the Andaz Wall Street

02/20/14

Baroness Sheri de Borchgrave's Champagne Tastings Around Town: The Krug House, Villa San-Juliette and the Andaz Wall Street

For most people their year ends with the pop of the cork. For me it starts and continues with sparkling wine all year round.  Traditionally, Champagne brands stage exciting events early in the year to remind people that bubbly is not just for the holidays. The Krug House Spices Things Up About every six months or so Krug takes over a Greenwich Village townhouse, dubbing it “The Krug House,” to entertain journalists and influencers in style. A team of decorators create a décor with inspiring artifacts, historic photographs and displays of large format bottles which are meant to reflect the “Krug spirit of elegance.” The house has a full sound system and bubbly bars on every floor. Being invited to the Krug house is like being...
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Bring on the Bubbly

11/27/13

Bring on the Bubbly

Champagne Collet, the new bubbly in town, and two micro-cuvee designer Champagnes for your holiday cheer.
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Another Angel from Montes in Chile

10/31/13

Another Angel from Montes in Chile

Fall brings serious tastings of Glenrothes single malts, Halloween-edition of Ravenswood Zinfandel and European style hard cider.
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Polo on Closing Day

08/28/13

Polo on Closing Day

Ferrari sixty-car rally to Bridgehampton Polo grounds and Governor Cuomo comes to Harvest East End in the North Fork
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Hamptons Wrap-Up

08/21/13

Hamptons Wrap-Up

Jay McInerney and Chuck Scarborough take on causes from Alzheimers to Peconic Land Trust.
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C&G Now

The 2014 Hampton Classic Horse Show

The 2014 Hampton Classic Horse Show

Horses and riders in the ring aren't the only competitors on closing day of the Hampton Classic. Every year, innovative decorators play off equestrian themes, beach topics, end-of-summer flowers, business logos, bright bursts of color, to create table settings for their guests in the ringside VIP tent. The Editor in Chief of HC&G (Hamptons Cottages & Gardens), Kendell Cronstrom, selects the winning tables each year. Choosing among the myriad creations isn't easy but here is the outcome this year.

Posted 09/04/14 to Over the Wire

Under the White Tents: A Wrap-Up of Summer Chairty Events in the Hamptons

Under the White Tents: A Wrap-Up of Summer Chairty Events in the Hamptons

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.

Posted 08/28/14 to Over the Wire

Congratulations to the 2014 HC&G Innovation in Design Awards Winners

Congratulations to the 2014 HC&G Innovation in Design Awards Winners

Announcing the winners of the 2014 HC&G Innovation in Design Awards! Find out who took home awards in the categories of Kitchen Design, Bath Design, Interior Design, Garden Design, Architecture, and Innovative Product

Posted 08/07/14 to Over the Wire

Christopher Peacock on the Latest Design Trend: Luxury Dressing Rooms

Christopher Peacock on the Latest Design Trend: Luxury Dressing Rooms

According to lifestyle product designer Christopher Peacock, luxury dressing rooms are the home design trend of today. Peacock is known for transforming raw timbers into cabinetry for kitchens, libraries and bathrooms. He recently utilized his attention to impeccable detail and color to create a show stopping dressing room for the Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse. The warm, cheerful pink walls of the closet livened the mood of the home and put a smile on the faces of visitors.

Posted 08/04/14 to Over the Wire