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by Jenny Peters

 

Famed Super Tuscan winery Ornellaia brought their just-released 2013 vintage of that celebrated wine to the Hammer Museum on May 19, in keeping with their annual tradition known as Vendemmia d’Artista. Every year since 2009, Ornellaia has commissioned a world-renowned artist to design a collection of limited-edition bottles; this eighth edition features Japanese-born Yutaka Sone who created the label designs. Continue reading “Ornellaia Celebrates 2013 Vintage By Giving Back” »



Queen Mary in Long Beach, CaliforniaPaying Homage to the Maiden Voyage

This year marks  a big milestone for the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. The historic ship, which once transported the world’s most famous dignitaries, luminaries and celebrities, is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its 1936 maiden voyage with a party fit for royalty.
Continue reading “The Queen Mary’s Maiden Voyage 80th Anniversary” »



2016 French Open

on May 05th, 2016
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05

May

Watch top players compete during Roland-Garros

Roland-Garros

by Sophie Gayot


If you cannot make it to Paris for Roland-Garros, also known as the French Open, you can still follow the action on the tournament’s official website. There, you’ll find round-the-clock coverage of the two-week French Open running from May 16 through June 5. Real-time scores, streaming radio commentary and a live blog of tennis’ largest and most prestigious clay-court competition are available 24/7, keeping you up-to-date with the latest news on the action.

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The Smoked Mangonada Margarita, one of the cocktails in 2016's Margarita of the Year contest

 

A Winning Margarita Recipe
by Phoebe Yu

 

Looking for the perfect margarita for your Cinco de Mayo festivities? GAYOT has just the cocktail that will add some kick to any fiesta.


Continue reading “The Perfect Cinco de Mayo Cocktail” »



Tacos at Lotería Grill

Tacos at Lotería Grill

 

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in LA


There’s no shortage of fun places to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Los Angeles. From festive beachside eateries to a downtown rooftop experience, find out where to enjoy margaritas and tacos along with vegan empanadas, habanero-spiked burgers, churro waffles and more.

Continue reading “L.A. Restaurants Celebrating Cinco de Mayo” »



20

Apr

Oak by Absolut is one smooth spiritOak by Absolut Launches in Los Angeles

 

Vodka that tastes like whiskey, what?! Yes, it’s true. Absolut Vodka has quite literally taken the clear spirit to a very dark place and GAYOT was among the first in Los Angeles to try it. The intimate tasting at local hot spot Estrella Restaurant on the Sunset Strip introduced the versatile spirit straight-up as well as in a few different cocktails. Smooth and subtly smoky with notes of oak, vanilla and caramel, it’s a new spin on an old classic.

Continue reading “Barrel-Crafted Vodka Has Arrived” »



Chef Curtis Stone cooking with Peter Roelant, Manager of Culinary Operations of Princess Cruises

Chef Curtis Stone cooking with Peter Roelant, Manager of Culinary Operations of Princess Cruises

 

Princess Cruises is collaborating with renowned chef Curtis Stone and his specialty restaurant SHARE aboard Ruby Princess and Emerald Princess to offer guests a singular dining experience. Continue reading “Princess Cruises Debuts Chef Curtis Stone’s Specialty Restaurant SHARE” »



08

Dec

Volvo 60th Anniversary Celebration at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood

Volvo 60th Anniversary Celebration at Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood

 

Swede Smell of Success

 

To celebrate their presence on American roads since 1955, Volvo hosted a 60th Anniversary Celebration at Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles, California on October 24, 2015. At the event, there was a vintage Volvo cars showcase, history museum, drive-in movie theater and Bowers & Wilkins listening room, featuring a state-of-the-art sound system from the high-grade speaker manufacturers. Guests also enjoyed authentic Swedish eats (meatballs, of course!) and beverages, as well as a surprise visit from Jay Leno, who later spoke at the event. Continue reading “Volvo 60th Anniversary Celebration” »



The Lincoln Motor Company previews the Lincoln Continental Concept 30-Way Seats

The Lincoln Motor Company previews the Lincoln Continental Concept 30-Way Seats

 


First-Class Travel Behind the Wheel

 

The Lincoln Motor Company has once again revolutionized the way we travel. At an event in Los Angeles, the automaker previewed its newest creation — the Lincoln Continental Concept 30-Way Seats. Continue reading “Lincoln Continental Concept 30-Way Seats” »



Guests at the Moroccan wine dinner

Guests at the Moroccan wine dinner


Dinner at the Whole Foods Market

by André Gayot

 

That a Moslem nation grows vine and makes wine with its grapes is a no-brainer established fact for a long time. Less expected is that its nationals — along with tourists though — drink it, as their religion prohibits the consumption of alcohol. Continue reading “The Rise of the Ouled Thaleb Moroccan Wines” »



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