ElectionsVote Thrilled to attend Whisky Live LA this past October with my husband Eddie, I found many new spirits beyond single malt whisky to sample and met up with many whisky people that I’ve seen enough t(more..)


ElectionsVote Okay, so yes, I got to review yet another cocktail book – by choice! Why, you may ask, as I have about a dozen or more so far, would I want another? Because I love recipe books, and not just bec(more..)


ElectionsVote Sisley got such an unbelievable re-boot this year (2017) that it's now the most incredible bar and dining venue you have ever seen - and probably will ever see – in the Santa Clarita Valley. (N(more..)


ElectionsVote In the elegant framework of the restaurant Wolfgang Puck at the Bel-Air Hotel, several somms, restaurant owners and wine buyers, as well as a few wine writers, were invited to learn about Vina Ardanza(more..)


ElectionsVote I’d love to give you an opening, but suffice to say, a page and a half of tasting notes? OMG, let’s let Workman Ayer wines speak for itself: Tasting de facto red wine 2014, Santa Barbara(more..)


ElectionsVote Whew! What a freaking blast we had this time around. I’m still exhausted, overwhelmed and yet can’t wait for the fourth event in 2018. Cutting to the chase, I’m talking about Cocktai(more..)


ElectionsVote A few months ago I made a formal announcement about the types of wine classes/tasting I can present, and it dawns on me now that some of these would be perfect for that host or hostess that wants to d(more..)


ElectionsVote In a few short weeks Salt Creek Grille Valencia will host a five-course wine pairing dinner featuring Babcock Winery presented by Brand Ambassador Scott Farrar, in their large open-air patio. Executi(more..)


ElectionsVote (By Eve Bushman) In a few short weeks Salt Creek Grille Valencia will host a five-course wine pairing dinner featuring Babcock Winery presented by Brand Ambassador Scott Farrar, in their large open-ai(more..)


ElectionsVote Last week I asked Facebook pals to share their favorite winery experience, something that made them lifelong fans. I had a few of my own, they had many more, so this is the second group of answers. Fe(more..)