Well-groomed men about town will appreciate this potent under eye cream from 4VOO. Developed around men’s specific skincare needs, their uber TECH under eye super-firm complex contains powerful synthetic peptides designed to fight the ravaging effects of testosterone, which can surprisingly wreak havoc on skin.
Rick and Michael Mast are the darlings of the bean-to-bar craft chocolate movement. From their early artisanal efforts in their Brooklyn apartment in 2007 to their current chocolatier stardom, they are paving their way into your kitchen now. The duo has already impressed top chefs including Daniel Humm, Alice Waters and Alain Ducasse with their skills, and Thomas Keller has written the foreword for Mast Brothers Chocolate: A Family Cookbook.
We’ve always loved the earthiness and healing powers of clay. Our latest discovery is Clayspray, sourced from a mine in the mountains of the Iberian Peninsula in Spain. This spray-on product is rich in therapeutic minerals (such as calcium, potassium, silica, iron and magnesium), and it will cleanse, hydrate and firm as well as exfoliate, nurture the skin’s delicate flora, boost cell rejuvenation and fight free radicals.
Tasting Notes: Chacewater is named for the village in Cornwall, England, where Paul Manuel’s ancestors lived. He started Chacewater in 1988 by planting a vineyard in the Sierra Foothills and selling his grapes to Fetzer. In 2004, he bought an olive mill and built a winery in Lake County. Today, Chacewater makes dozens of red and white varietal wines, olive oils and handmade soaps. The winery, olive mill, vineyards, and olives are certified organic by California Certified Continue reading “Chacewater 2011 Sierra Foothills Merlot – Wine of the Week Review” »