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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

32 Hostess Gifts to Bring to Your Next Summer Soirée

32 Hostess Gifts to Bring to Your Next Summer Soirée

Show your appreciation in style with one of these summer-perfect hostess gifts. From Michael Aram's Fig collection mesh-lid serving bowl, which keeps party food pest-free, to stackable, hand-blown uranium glass bowls, designed by Pia Wüstenberg of Utopia & Utility, which make ideal catchalls or petite snack bowls for cocktail parties, consider this roundup a checklist for your next RSVP.

Posted 07/30/14 to Over the Wire

Tea for Two Hundred

Tea for Two Hundred

Everybody was dressed in white, but the watchword wasn't "Tennis anyone?" – it was "Tea, everyone" at the 17th annual Tea for Two Hundred reception held in the gardens of hosts Gael Hammer and Gary Goodwin in Washington Depot.

Posted 07/24/14 to Over the Wire

Privet House Debuts a Pop-up Series, Kicking off with a Spotlight on Madeline Weinrib

Privet House Debuts a Pop-up Series, Kicking off with a Spotlight on Madeline Weinrib

Enter Privet Lives, a shop next door that will feature collaborations with notable designers, artisans and brands whose products are hard to find in the area. When the store opened up next door, Cassano and Lamberston knew that it would be the perfect locale to create a space fit for the spectacular products of Madeline Weinrib, whose work the duo has always coveted. What Cassano describes as “the world of Madeline Weinrib” debuted this past Saturday. She explains, “The small, intimate space is a riot of color and pattern that allows you to get up close and personal and engage with everything.”

Posted 07/22/14 to Over the Wire

Luxury Under Foot: Amy Darrah on Edelman Leather’s Collaboration with Ruckstuhl

Luxury Under Foot: Amy Darrah on Edelman Leather’s Collaboration with Ruckstuhl

On the market for some beautiful custom leather? Edelman Leather is your go-to, and designers have trusted the luxury brand with all of their clients’ leather needs for decades. Looking to bring clients a wider variety of natural, quality materials to enhance their living spaces, the iconic brand met its European match in Ruckstuhl, a Swiss manufacturer with a remarkably similar history in the design industry. A chance introduction by a mutual friend brought Edelman Leather president Amy Darrah and Ruckstuhl CEO Peter Ruckstuhl together, and it was instantly clear that these brands should connect.

Posted 07/15/14 to Over the Wire