By Jenny Peters Flying cross country from LAX to JFK just got a little bit nicer, as JetBlue airlines has ramped up its Mint premium class wine offerings, expanding on an [...]
By Jenny Peters The Napa Valley: what better place on earth could you go to celebrate the fusion of the fine arts paired up for 12 days with world-class culinary experiences [...]
By Jenny Peters Mama Shelter Los Angeles is the newest outpost of the popular boutique hotel chain that began in France (Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Bordeaux), expanded to [...]
By Jenny Peters and Andy J. Gordon The crowd formed for the fourth annual BottleRock Napa Valley music festival held in the city of Napa over Memorial Day weekend (May 27-30, [...]
Animal advocates, dancing pros and others who remember Steve Irwin, “The Crocodile Hunter,” fondly converged on the JW Marriott Hotel in downtown Los Angeles to join [...]
By Jenny Peters and Andy J. Gordon Bad weather really spoiled the second weekend of the 46th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The four-day event started out [...]
By Jenny Peters and Andy J. Gordon The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is a marathon that every year for the past 47 spans consecutive weekends in late April and [...]
By Jenny Peters and Andy J. Gordon The sun gods smiled on the opening weekend of the 46th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, after heavy rains soaked the [...]
There’s no better time to take a road trip from Los Angeles to the Napa Valley than in November, just in time for the annual Flavor! Napa Valley extravaganza – organizers call it “a celebration of food, wine, fun” and they are not kidding.
When wine lovers think about Bordeaux the first thought is often “the best wines in the world.” The second thought is quite often “too bad that I can’t afford them.” But there is no need to skip the Bordeaux region because of cost. Not all good Bordeaux wines have crazy prices. Sure a bottle of a great vintage Lafite Rothschild or Château Ausone can cost you a few months’ pay. But keep in mind that there are more than 6000 wineries in the Bordeaux region. And many make excellent wines that can cost as little as $15 or $20.