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

je suis grapefriend
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je suis grapefriend

All we can do now is celebrate what the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists contributed to the world. Three of the cartoonists who were killed in the attacks last week–editor-in-chief Stéphane Charbonnier, Georges Wolinski and Bernard Verlhac–also created wine labels for Gérard Descrambe, a Bordeaux winemaker. The labels are funny, bold, and mostly pretty bawdy too. Descrambe … Continue reading