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Starfield Vineyards 2012 Cuvée À Gauche Red Blend

Price: $55

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  • pinitbutton Wine & Roses Hotel, Lodi   Review
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The exterior of Wine & Roses Hotel in Lodi, California


by Becky Sue Epstein


Surrounded by greenery and stone-clad architectural details, the verdant Wine & Roses hotel resides on seven acres in the middle of one of California’s newest wine regions. Seventy wineries under the burgeoning Lodi appellation near Sacramento are just minutes from this property, which takes full advantage of its location — particularly at its modern, high-end Towne House Restaurant, which features dozens of good local wines and draws both travelers and locals alike.

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  • pinitbutton The Health Benefits of Avocados
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Avocados are full of healthy fats that lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack


The Nutrient Booster


by Jenna Heberden


There’s more to avocados than being the stars of guacamole, that ever-popular Mexican dip. Native to northern Mexico and Central America, avocados were consumed by the Aztecs for thousands of years before the Europeans found them upon arrival in the Americas. Continue reading “The Health Benefits of Avocados” »



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Companies Combine Expertise in Hybrid, Lightweight Car Construction

 

More details have emerged about the new sports car platform BMW and Toyota are jointly developing. Said to be hitting the market within three years, Toyota’s version of the new car will likely wear a Supra badge, while the BMW version will slot in as the replacement for the Z4 roadster.

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  • pinitbutton Maharishi Ayurveda Deep Rest Herbal Supplement   Review

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Maharishi Ayurveda Deep Rest Herbal Supplement


by Sylvie Greil


Sleep can be an elusive friend. We know certain people, and for them it’s “lights out” as soon as their head hits the pillow. We envy them. Continue reading “Maharishi Ayurveda Deep Rest Herbal Supplement – Review” »



La Nuit en Rosé

on July 29th, 2014
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Guests sampling wines at La Nuit en Rosé in New York City


An Emerging New York City Summer Tradition


by Michelle Kwan


While heavy rainclouds threatened to dampen the debut of La Nuit en Rosé onboard the Hornblower Hybrid Yacht, calmer winds eventually prevailed. Continue reading “La Nuit en Rosé” »



  • pinitbutton Andrew Murray Vineyards 2012 Espérance Red Blend
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Andrew Murray 2012 Espérance

Price: $25

Rating: 14.5/20 Continue reading “Andrew Murray Vineyards 2012 Espérance Red Blend” »



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The Best LA Restaurants to Eat at Right Now

 

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Cioppino (Ristorante al Mar), Chef Salvatore Sodano (Nikita, Malibu), A.O.C. by chef Suzanne Goin

 

Summer is now in full swing in Los Angeles, with diners enjoying the famous weather that has drawn so many outsiders to the city over the years. Even with the mild winters that make patio dining a possibility year round, there’s something special about eating al fresco this time of year. From sandwiches in Hollywood and pizza in Long Beach to upscale al dente shrimp over the roar of the Pacific in Malibu, here are twenty-five restaurants that feature their outdoor space as much as the cuisine of the chef inside. Presented in alphabetical order, these are GAYOT’s 25 best restaurants to eat at, right now.

 

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Flathead Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River


by Jenna Heberden


While Montana may not be on people’s radar as a typical summer vacation destination, more folks than ever before are visiting the Treasure State, perhaps best known for its fly-fishing and big, open skies. Continue reading “Top 5 Things to Do in Montana During the Summer” »



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Monte Xanic 2010 Viña Kristel Sauvignon Blanc

Price: $15

Rating: 13.5/20

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