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rolling in the ruinart
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rolling in the ruinart

Everyone is over winter. OVER. But there’s nothing like an awesome all-Champagne dinner to brighten your cold and slushy night. Marika Vida-Arnold, the wine director at the Ritz’s Auden Bistro, puts together Phenomenal Femmes wine dinners throughout the year to showcase wines made by women. At yet another fantastic one last week, I had dinner with Maison … Continue reading

the grapey oscar goes to…
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the grapey oscar goes to…

At the Oscars, Piper-Heidsieck will be the exclusive Champagne (Cuvée Brut and Rosé Sauvage during the pre-show, and Prestige Cuvée at the Governors Ball). And for the wine, Sterling Vineyards will provide a Limited Edition Red Carpet Reserve, Sauvignon Blanc, and Chardonnay. But in The Grand Budapest Hotel, which won the Writer’s Guild Award for best original screenplay and … Continue reading