Summertime and the Living is Easy

A Summer Living Recipe and Wine Pick Those of you who know me well know how much I love music. I frequently speak in musical metaphors. I also love to cook and put my own spin on traditional recipes. I call this dish “Hot Buttered Soul,” as a tribute to Isaac Hayes Some time ago, I…read more

Memories of Father Figures

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give a person. He believed in me.” — Jim Valvano “My father used to say it’s never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, ‘You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'” — Michael Jordan These two quotes from…read more

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is this coming Sunday. Let us help you put together a Father’s Day gift for the Father Figure(s) in your life. HELP DAD ENTERTAIN IN STYLE THIS FATHER’S DAY   WITH A   “SMOKE, SPIRIT & SAVOR” FATHER’S DAY GIFT BOX   CUSTOMIZED WITH ANY COMBO OF THE FOLLOWING:   * BARBECUE RUB * *…read more

So Many Ways to Sparkle

Now’s the time to purchase Sparkling Wines and Champagne for the holiday season. Whether you drink Champagne or not, you’re sure to host friends or guests who want to drink sparkling; so it’s a good idea to keep some on hand. Purchasing for yourself or for a gift? Rest assured a gift of sparkling wine will be appreciated during…read more

Woo Your Boo This Halloween!

Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it’s also about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves. We’re approaching that time of year when children and even some adults tap into their creativity to come up with an alter ego for one day of the year. Halloween is so much fun because…read more

Shop Pink and Show Your Support for Breast Cancer Research

Shop Pink and show your support for Breast Cancer Research by buying pink wine this month. For every bottle of Rosé purchased during the month of October, the Boisset Collection will donate $2 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Here, I tell you why I’m in love with rosé wines. Even though in this video…read more

Truffle in Paradise

“Life is a theater and wine her muse.” – Jean-Charles Boisset (JCB), CEO of the Boisset Collection…Still on a high from a sensational Saturday of sensory experiences with Boisset CEO, Jean-Charles Boisset, Boisset Executives, Ambassadors and Friends at “Visionaries Gallery” in the Meatpacking District of NYC. During a cheese and charcuterie brunch paired with some of the…read more

Cooking 4 Change at the New York Times Food Festival

Spent a little time at the New York Times Food Festival yesterday and had a chance to hear Atlanta-based New York Times Journalist, Kim Severson in conversation with food advocates, Kerry Diamond, Jon Gray and Julia Turshen on current topics related to “Creating Change Through Cooking.” After the food talk, attendees mingled inside the Times Center building…read more

The Hills are Alive with the Sound of Music

All my NYC-based wine-loving friends, meet me tomorrow at IAC Manhattan for a rockin’ time at The 2019 Great Wine of the Andes Event to sample some of the best wines from Chile and Argentina as selected by wine journalist and critic, James Suckling. Learn more and purchase tickets here: Below are a few highlights…read more

Quick Salmon

A quick dinner of salmon fillets Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Rub 8 to 10 oz salmon fillets with just enough olive oil to cover the top and bottom of the fillets. Put on a foil-lined baking sheet skin side down and sprinkle with salt, pepper, fresh minced garlic, dried cilantro and dried parsley to…read more