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This week, I did it.  I put on my oversize, wannabe-Dior sunglasses, a gorgeous floor-length coat, and walked into Christie’s Auction House like I owned it.  The wine auction was right up the stairs (“Well, of course it is,” I thought.) And then, sparkling glass of Krug in hand, I proceeded to ...

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  • January 29, 2012
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In my never-ending (often unsuccessful) quest to look cool–which is harder than you might suspect when you’re in NYC surrounded by anorexic models with great hair and self-absorbed hipsters donning the latest in flannel fashion–I was confronted with a predicament regarding my recent dinner ...

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  • January 24, 2012
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The only thing that seems to rival Justin Beiber’s popularity lately is going green. God knows I can’t even go to Sephora to buy heavily chemical, non-locally sourced, overpriced makeup in Union Square without being confronted by at least one GreenPeace representative and two “Save the Whales” ...

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  • January 13, 2012
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I’ve found the wine bar to take my next hip investment banker boyfriend to when I want a bottle of expensive wine on a Thursday night: Terroir.  I scouted out this East Village alcove last saturday, and give it mixed reviews unless you’re willing to drop some dough. My lack of rich boyfriend ...

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  • January 9, 2012
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A complete and utter distaste for boring, half-hearted resolutions (Read: This year i really will lose 5lbs, etc.) has sent me searching–and not for my soul, but for more wine.  After resolving that a drink or two would probably be the only way I could handle these bozos at the gym for the next ...

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  • January 5, 2012
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I’ve been slacking on my blogging duties lately, I know.  That being said, we all know what December brings: My birthday, Britney Spears’ birthday, Christmas, presents, bad egg nog, New Year’s Eve, and Hangovers.  January–national month of regret–brings swearing off of wine resolutions to avoid ...

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  • January 2, 2012
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Boxed wine is finally getting the makeover she deserves–Thank God.  It’s about time the beverage of suburban cheerleaders and scrapbooking moms went city chic, because she’s the total package. Originally invented in the land down under in the 1960s to package cheap wines (read: Franzia) more ...

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  • December 29, 2011
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