Category Archives: Wine

The Room by the Sea

I’m in Maine, enjoying the hospitality of The Cliff House in Ogunquit, perched above the sea on a wildly gorgeous stretch of rocky coast. Being able to drink in the surroundings has been one blessing from my opportunity to stay; … Continue reading

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Making Some Noise (the Wine’s Unfiltered)!

Tonight, winemaker Chris Millard of Napa Valley’s Newton Vineyard will be in New York to host an interactive workshop on sustainable winemaking. Also on hand will be Michael Wisner, the Snowmass, Colorado-based eco-friendly ceramicist who has joined with Newton for … Continue reading

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Pouring it on in Paris

During my last trip to Paris, I spent an afternoon sipping wine in Les Caves du Paradis, the former private wine cellar of Louis XV, at Ô Chateau. Our charming sommelier, Lionel Médoc, took a group of us through the … Continue reading

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Product Peek: John Pomp’s Eloquence in Glass

Earlier this year, Newton Vineyard debuted a limited edition decanter by glass artist John Pomp. I have seen it in person and it is quite the transparent beauty! Pomp, who has created glass objects for Tiffany & Co., and installations … Continue reading

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A Stitch in Time…

The Classic Betsy Guestroom During my last night as a full-time resident of South Beach (I’ll always call Miami Beach one of my homes, after all), I had the delicious pleasure of staying at The Betsy Hotel on Ocean Drive … Continue reading

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In Vino Veritas

It’s #TravelTuesday and Roaming By Design is taking you to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where the steaks sizzle and the wines are fine! Daniel Karlin Daniel Karlin and partners founded Anuva Wines in 2007 in Buenos Aires with the goal of … Continue reading

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On Elegance

The Eiffel Tower As I nestled into my seat on the Air France flight to Paris, the word elegance came to mind and never left it during a six-day trip that was one of the finest adventures of my life … Continue reading

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