Category Archives: WINE

a luvFAB wine prescription

in the swiss alps, there is a lovely venue, le grand chalet-this place is a luvFIND.  i found a breath taking view with a breeze and a luvFAB wine prescription in this charming setting.  the breeze was an added bonus as … Continue reading

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a vintage degustation

six generations later, with jean-marc lallier-deutz.  a luvFAB vintage degustation at deutz champagne in ay, france.  this is a degustation for thebedressup now!

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just the best

i will agree that just the absolute best is having health and love.  i tend to not want to accept any absolutes, but health and love are absolutes.  and other than these ‘absolute’ best, i find that there is ‘just’ … Continue reading

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no regrets

My only regret in life is that I didn’t drink enough Champagne. ~ Robert Noecker Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right. ~ Mark Twain  last month, on a stunning morning jog in london, it … Continue reading

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DOMAINE JACQUES SELOSSE

last week, arriving in the late afternoon at domaine jacques selosse, in avize, france, i was besides myself.  i was so looking forward to meeting anselme selosse.  his champagne is a luvFIND (my dear friend, aldo, introduced me) and a … Continue reading

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MARCHESI ANTINORI

i met the marchese Piero Antinori at a wine tasting event, and he told me about his family story past and present.  his family, is a wine making family whose roots can be traced to the late 1300’s.  i was excited when … Continue reading

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THE CYPRESS ROOM

Michael Schwartz‘s, latest restaurant, The Cypress Room, is in an intimate space, a few blocks away from his first restaurant, Michaels Genuine food and drink.  last night, at a friends and family tasting at The Cypress Room Restaurant, i was taken by a feeling of déjà vu. … Continue reading

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CAUDALIE

i am quite fond of Château Smith Haut Lafitte wines, so when i learned that outside bordeaux, in martillac, france, they had opened a spa, Les Sources de Caudalie, that overlooked the vineyard, i had to visit.  this luvFIND, somehow, was continuosly postponed.  in 1995, bertrand and … Continue reading

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VERITE

verite is french for truth, and as well, the name of a winery.  this winery, Verite, brings to mind, the well known phrase, in vino veritas, translating from the latin, in wine there is truth, and takes it just a bit further; … Continue reading

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PASSAGE 53

my curiosity was aroused when my dear friend, marc olivier, took out his cell and reserved a table, assuring us we would be pleased with the restaurant.  i could not have ever anticipated the splendid choice he made for us. … Continue reading

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