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anikacervis
Whereever there is good food and fine wine
Enjoy your wine with fine food
Interests: Wine, Food, Dining, everything that tastes good and makes you feel wondeful about life
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Dimostra is a recently launched service for car collectors that brings classics into the digital age. The company's offerings include portfolio development, virtual showrooms, iconic photography, auction or show marketing, and asset documentation services to owners of the world's finest automobiles. The company is based on the concept that regardless... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
Dior's ousting of John Galliano may be dominating the fashion news, but Polo Ralph Lauren's newest children's book and its online Facebook contest is something we couldn't ignore. Today, a day after the national Read Across America event, have your kids check out Uma Thurman narrating the The RL Gang:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
Napa was recently named the happiest city in the US according to a University of Vermont analysis of tweets. We’ve said repeatedly that the downtown area has been going through a renaissance of sorts over the past several years. Don’t believe it? Check out the infographic below from the folks... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
As I said in the red Santenay Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey e-mail, he is one of the top 2 or 3 white winemakers in all of Burgundy and with his 2010's and now his 2011's he is really entering his prime. Pierre's white Santenay has never been sold in the states before... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
You probably won't ever have the chance to see another jewelry exhibition like "Set in Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels." The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum on Fifth Avenue in New York City is the dramatic home until June 5 of some 350 dazzling high-art jewelry. Billed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
I am so thrilled to have an absolutely, utterly classic Chablis producer in my portfolio. I have always loved Sebastien Dampt's fathers wines (Daniel Dampt) and was so happy last year pouring through Burghound to see they were not represented in California. After a few e-mail exchanges we met in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
Filed under: Health & Medical, Food News Photo: LizLemonCooks, Flickr In 2004, Congress gave the FDA until 2008 to create a definition for what a gluten-free product actually means. Three years after that deadline, we're still waiting. The Washington Post reports that as celiac disease rates are rising, the government... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation, approved the Declaration of Independence. As always, this most American of holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks, and backyard barbecues across the country. We wish you all a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
Bold new designer Kimberly Ovitz at only 26, proves that talent is not wasted on the youth. With her new collection, presented against a stunningly colorful background at Pace Gallery, this gifted lady is turning major heads in the fashion world. If you haven't yet seen Tron, the 3-D film... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
While in some parts of the country spring may already have sprung, here on the Eastern Seaboard we're still months away from cherry blossoms and G&Ts. In some ways this is the toughest time of the year - we're worn down from a long winter, yet the snow keeps falling... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
This will be the most unique offer in the Fass Selections Portfolio this year. Please read the whole e-mail. It may be our most unique producer ever. It will be the wine that true wine lovers will bring to dinners to shock and awe their friends. It will be allocated... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
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Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
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Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
I can confidently say that Battenfield-Spanier is, by far, the best Riesling estate in Germany that is not exported to America. To be honest, I am in shock and utter dismay that Riesling lovers have not, up until this point, been able to taste these absolutely brilliant wines. But I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
Late last year we caught up with acclaimed chef Cindy Pawlcyn to talk about the dining scene here in the valley and her latest venture, CP’s. In the second part of our interview we got a bit more personal in an attempt to better understand the woman behind the success.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
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Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
This is my third Herman Miller chair and I am beginning to notice a trend - Herman Miller makes pretty darn good chairs. I am not exactly the don of places to sit, but I have sampled an awful lot of chairs in my life. So why is it that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
It was a glorious Saturday, sunny and warm but not too hot, clear blue skies, and I was with people I work with, people who have over the years become good friends. I had never before been to the Napa Valley, or to any California wine region. We drove north... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
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Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
Photo: YouTube The battle over sweeteners just got a whole lot more bitter. As the Associated Press reports, a group of sugar farmers and refiners, including big names like C&H Sugar, have filed suit against the makers of high-fructose corn syrup. Their beef? They want the corn industry to stop... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
Once again, I am reminded that it takes several experiences, at least, in order to understand a wine. Subtlety can get lost even when drinking a wine calmly with friends over a meal, especially if other wines are present. I had dinner with a few friends on a recent night... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
Filed under: Celebrities, Chefs Photo: Jason Merritt / Getty Images Is it time for Paula Deen to lay off the fried butter? The Daily Mail has picked up on a National Enquirer report that Paula Deen was diagnosed with diabetes several years ago, yet still "continues to tout exactly the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
VillaHotel Natasha Villazzo VillaHotels is one component of Villazzo, the boutique villa company well-known in the US and Europe, partly because it is one of the most expensive, and luxurious, and also because it is modeled on a unique hybrid, combining the boutique hotel and villa models into one. The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
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Posted Jul 23, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well
The best wine clubs in the U.S. include several award-winning wineries that produce some of the best wine this country has to offer. Luxist examined the benefits of some of the best, most popular ones, including those from Domaine Carneros, St. Francis Winery & Vineyards, Duckhorn Vineyards, Far Niente and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2013 at Anika on Wine, Food and Eating Well