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Taste of Sonoma

Share: Nestled in the picturesque foothills of Sonoma County’s esteemed wine country, the Green Music Center at Sonoma State University offers an exciting new location for an event where Sonoma County’s top winemakers, growers and chefs come together to celebrate the region’s finest wine and food. At Taste of Sonoma at Green Music Center at Sonoma State University you’ll taste your way through a microcosm of Sonoma County’s most incredible flavors. Over 200 wineries pour literally thousands of wines. Over 60 local chefs concoct their most perfect pairings. All set within the backdrop of musical inspiration. Seminars and demonstrations...

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Lavazza Announces Multi-Year Collaboration with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice

Share: Lavazza took another major step in its ongoing commitment to helping promote the arts and culture around the world with the announcement of a multi-year collaboration with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. The strategic alliance comes on the heels of the launch of “Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim,” a remarkable exhibition sponsored by Lavazza currently on view at the Guggenheim New York, shown during the 80th anniversary year of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation. Indeed, Lavazza has a strong link with the organization, having partnered with the Guggenheim New York since 2014 as Global Partner with an...

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Autograph Collection Hotels Takes Over Chicago’s Blackstone Hotel

Share: Multi-Million Dollar Renovation Brings New Energy to the Historic Presidential Haunt Autograph Collection Hotels, part of Marriott International announced The Blackstone will join the brand’s diverse and distinguished portfolio of over 100 independent hotels around the world on June 7, 2017. A hallmark of hospitality and history in the Windy City, the hotel shares the brand’s values of vision, design and craft and it’s exactly like nothing else mantra. “The Blackstone has found its home as part of Autograph Collection Hotels given its rich history, exceptional design and iconic reputation,” said Julius Robinson, Vice President and Global Brand...

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Paleo, Coconut Granola From GrandyOats

Share: GrandyOats is advancing the evolution of granola with a unique new line of grain-free Coconola. American meal and snack preferences have changed dramatically since GrandyOats began handcrafting granola in 1979. After decades of success with traditional oat-based granolas, GrandyOats is excited to present coconut-based, gluten free granolas. Invented in the 1800’s, granola has long enjoyed a healthy reputation as a delicious nutrient-dense, eco-friendly energy food featuring grains including rolled oats. “Coconola celebrates the tradition of baked granola, except that it’s grain-free, which is on-trend with the popular paleo diet and the increasing demand for grainless, gluten-free products,” says Aaron Anker, Chief...

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The art of wine at the ultimate cellar door experience

Share: By Nigel Hopkins A LEADING Australian winemaker will soon open a cellar door that promises to thrill all the senses to improve the bottom line. For d’Arenberg Winery’s Chester Osborn, the five-storey AUD$14 million glass-encased steel and concrete structure inspired by Rubik’s Cube is the realisation of a 13-year dream. Osborn, 54, is the chief winemaker and futurist for the company his great grandfather Joseph Osborn founded 104 years ago but is equally well known for his love of art and his eclectic and eccentric collection of shirts. His audacious d’Arenberg Cube – an architectural puzzle four modules...

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