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- 12/12/16--11:25: _A Closer Look at Sp...
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- 01/05/17--18:27: _The Widest Diversit...
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- 01/24/17--18:24: _Walla Walla Wines
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- 02/20/17--11:06: _Finding Sanctuary J...
- 02/23/17--07:28: _Top Chefs Helm Dinn...
- 03/07/17--08:39: _Velas Vallarta Reso...
- 03/26/17--07:00: _Exploring Germany’s...
- 04/03/17--07:43: _Hilton Showcases Br...
- 04/12/17--07:23: _The Leopard at des ...
- 04/28/17--08:59: _Element Boston Seap...
- 05/08/17--09:28: _Baron’s Cove’s Casu...
- 05/14/17--15:18: _The Baker House 165...
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- 12/12/16--11:25: A Closer Look at Spain’s Garnacha Wines from Aragon
- 12/22/16--13:46: Wines of Bourgogne More Affordable Than You Think
- 12/28/16--07:24: Port Jefferson Long Island’s Danfords Hotel & Marina
- 01/05/17--18:27: The Widest Diversity of French Wines Come From Rousillion
- 01/11/17--18:55: Hot Sauce Nation: America’s Burning Obsession
- 01/24/17--18:24: Walla Walla Wines
- 02/05/17--14:55: Heading Down Under for New Zealand Wines
- 02/20/17--11:06: Finding Sanctuary Just a Half Block from Times Square
- 02/23/17--07:28: Top Chefs Helm Dinner in the Sky at Casa Velas in Puerto Vallarta
- 03/26/17--07:00: Exploring Germany’s Rheingau Region
- 04/03/17--07:43: Hilton Showcases Brooklyn’s Rich History
- 04/12/17--07:23: The Leopard at des Artistes Digs Deep Into Italy’s Culinary Heritage
- 05/08/17--09:28: Baron’s Cove’s Casual Luxury Reconnects with Sag Harbor
- 05/14/17--15:18: The Baker House 1650: Your Quintessential Historic Hamptons Retreat
- 05/29/17--12:33: Nyack New York Gets Times Square Inspired Boutique Hotel
The Aragon region of Spain is filled with castles, cathedrals, monasteries, and UNESCO world heritage sites dotting the Pyrenees foothills, desert plains, fertile deltas, and the bustling city of Zaragoza. In addition to being a major cultural and agricultural powerhouse, Aragon’s vineyards are renowned not only for their Tempranillo but for their venerated Garnacha’s increasing […]
Hilly terrain running roughly 37 miles from Dijon to Santenay in the Borgogne region of France defines a patchwork of more than 1000 climats (microclimates) producing a wide variety of mostly Pinot Noirs and Chardonnays. The sheer diversity of terroir and wines often make understanding the region daunting. The popularity of their renowned Grand Cru […]
Situated in the heart of historic Port Jefferson Village on the waterfront right next to the Bridgeport/Port Jefferson ferry dock, Danfords Hotel & Marina blends modern luxury with a rich local history. The site of this luxury resort dates all the way back to 1870 when it housed a blacksmith shop, boxing emporium, social […]
Surrounded by mountains and numerous topographical features resulting from a turbulent geological past, France’s Roussillon wine region is cradled in a massive amphitheater-like bowl nestled in the South of France between Spain, the Mediterranean Sea, and narrow valleys spidering outward among the Pyrenees and Corbières Mountains. Distinct micro climates, many of which have earned their […]
Buffalo wings are now a staple American dish, bottles of Tabasco and Sriracha sit nestled between salt & pepper on countless restaurant tables across the country, and BBQ sauce seemingly gets hotter by the year. Our love affair with capsaicin, the chemical compound that makes peppers hot, is obviously growing but how did it all […]
An oasis amid the vast sagebrush desert that rolls across much of America’s northwest interior, Walla Walla’s longstanding appeal to those seeking a better life ranging from Native tribes and French fur trappers to farmers and vintners is most notably evident in the literal translation of its name (“many waters”). The Walla Walla Valley‘s rivers and […]
New Zealand is home to some of the world’s most beautiful landscapes…rugged mountain ranges, lush rainforests, and tranquil coastlines. What you may not know is that New Zealand’s unique terroir yields crisp, vibrant, and lively wines reflecting the very essence of this island country. Recent harvests were not only markedly bountiful (34% above usual yields) […]
Take a right from Times Square’s Father Duffy Square down West 47th Street for a short stroll and to your right, an early 20th century hotel completely transformed into a 4-star boutique hotel rises 9 stories above the surrounding chaos. It’s clear that father and son co-founders Hank and Brandon Freid took their 2010 creation […]
It all started in Belgium when culinary communications agency Hakuna Matata partnered with The Fun Group, an amusement park ride installer to offer the first Dinner in the Sky in 2006. Right now you can experience elevated dining in sunny Puerto Vallarta on the lush grounds of Casa Velas Resort. You get a highly choreographed culinary […]
While the Mexican Riviera boasts many stellar lodging options, Velas Vallarta Resort has the distinct advantage of offering you an intriguing balance of sybaritic retreat conveniences with plenty of opportunities for genuine cultural immersion. With Playa El Salado right out front, downtown only a 10 minute ride away, 18-hole Marina Vallarta Golf Course within walking distance, and […]
All within reach by an hour train ride west of Frankfurt along the Rhine River, Germany’s Rheingau is a patchwork of historic villages, vibrant cities, and the country’s most distinctive Reisling wine-growing region. Wiesbaden Gateway city Wiesbaden serves as cultural and transportation hub to the Rheingau. Even if you’re exploring by foot, the 200 mile Rheinsteig hiking […]
Recently opened at the corner of Smith and Schermerhorn Streets straddling downtown and the Boerum Hill neighborhood, Hilton Brooklyn is the first full-service hotel of its caliber to open here. Situated in a former 2-block-long rope factory owned by industrialist Peter Schermerhorn supplying Brooklyn’s shipbuilding industry during the 19th century, Hilton Brooklyn occupies the first […]
Part of the landmark Hotel des Artistes on the Upper West Side just across the street from Central Park on West 67th Street, The Leopard at des Artistes features museum quality Howard Chandler Christy wall murals from the early 1930s showcasing various nymphs depicted in scenes modeled after Elise Ford. Owned and operated by husband-and-wife-team Gianfranco Sorrentino and Paula […]
Boston’s Seaport District is so close to iconic downtown Boston attractions like Faneuil Hall and Boston Commons yet off the beaten path enough to not be on the radar of tourists. It takes a little extra effort to walk over the Seaport Boulevard Bridge and head to the piers packed with boat tours and restaurants. […]
Although only a 15 minute drive north of the Hamptons, Baron’s Cove in Sag Harbor feels miles away from the full court press of high society’s playground of the rich and famous. Sag Harbor’s rich heritage as a whaling port and later in manufacturing, most visible in the elaborate brick Watchcase Factory now converted into […]
When staying in the Hamptons, you simply can’t do better than a manor house consistently ranked by Condé Nast Johansens as “Most Excellent Inn of the Americas”. Nestled in East Hampton Village, The Baker House 1650 puts you within a quick stroll of shops and restaurants, coveted nearby access to East Hampton Main & Georgica […]
Before The Time Nyack opened on the site of a former factory that for a time became artist studios and jam space for local bands, the Village of Nyack didn’t have any 4-5 star lodging options. When plans were announced to build a hotel based on the same lifestyle model used for The Time’s first […]