Posts tagged "wine"

A Match Made In Heaven: New Wine Pairings At Epicurious

The culinary-minded boozehounds of the world (aka pretty much anyone who eats and takes a gander into the kitchen once in a while) will love this news: Recipe and food mega-site Epicurious is now recommending a few alcoholic grape juice options that jibe well with whatever recipe you choose to whip up. Working with the…

By: Nina Carbone / July 19, 2009

Cook, Dress, & Drink Like A Porn Star

Yesterday we told you about porn star Jenna Jameson's new perfume, "Heartbreaker," and speculated about the scents other celebs might put out. But the question that is still weighing on my mind is, "Who in the hell would buy a fragrance concocted by a porn star?" (To be fair, I have a similar cluelessness about…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2009

Doin’ It With Dr. V: Edible Aphrodisiacs

Hi, I’m Dr. V. I’m not a real doctor. I just play one on the Internet. What I am is a lady -- -a lady who is a fool for love! And I love nothing more than sex. My deepest desires have happily led me on many adventures in the sack, but they have also,

By: Dr. V / February 6, 2009

Have You Given Up Champagne Toasts Because Of The Recession?

The Times reports that champagne sales are down this holiday season and not necessarily because people can’t afford the bubbly. Amid layoffs, foreclosures and other economic losses, as well as a shortage of the usual celebratory occasions like “mergers, closings, bonuses and office parties,” “People just don’t want to look extravagant today,” said Paul Grieco,…

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 26, 2008

Crave: Popptags (Win Some!)

Gift-giving is stressful. The expectations! The expense! The exhausting trips to the mall! The possible disappointment! But the smile on the recipient's face makes the trouble worth it, doesn't it? Well, thanks to Popptags, everyone will grin when they get a gift from you, even it's just a bottle of cheap Trader Joe’s wine. [$9.95…

By: Catherine Strawn / November 28, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Porn On TV, Pregnancy, And Dr. Drew

One of Sweden's state-run TV channels will be airing a trio of porn-tastic documentaries next week: "Inside Deep Throat," "Ron Jeremy, Porn Star," and "PopWhore." A very educational evening, indeed. [Variety] Women who are obese tend to miscarry more than normal weight women. [Medical News Today] Speaking of pregnancy, 20 percent of first time mother…

By: Catherine Strawn / September 23, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: U.S. Alcohol Consumption, A Sad Story, and Mark Consuelos’ Second Job

Americans seem to be drinking less alcohol these days, specifically less beer and more wine. Hard liquor consumption has remained largely unchanged. […

By: Catherine Strawn / August 14, 2008

Crave: Rebecca Minkoff Necessities Tote

If you couldn't get your hands on one of last season's "I Am Not A Plastic Bag" shopping totes, this Rebecca Minkoff bag will make an even better impression. With a nod toward Parisian lifestyle, the front pockets sport your love for the most essential food groups -- carbs and alcohol. As an added bonus,…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 25, 2008

The Frisky Wedding Gift Guide: Only Online

ZOMG! It's wedding season! You know what that means? If you're getting married, you've got to register for gifts and if you're going to a wedding (or many weddings, as these things tend to come in droves), you've got to start purchasing. Most wedding registries are done online these days, but not everyone registers at…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 27, 2008

Cleavage For Charity

While boobalicious models in booze ads are known for boosting sales, this time it’s more than just for show, it’s for a good cause. A cheeky new line of wines from Cleavage Creek feature labels with sexy Breast Cancer Survivors -- like Carson Daly’s mom -- showing off their décolletage. Napa Valley winery owner and…

By: Simcha / May 9, 2008

Wine Choice A Key To Sexuality?

Everyone knows that Italians love wine, but one particular Italian thinks wine can tell you who your really love...sexually at least. Franco D’Eusanio has invented three wines which he says can help people determine their true sexuality -- a masculine red wine, a feminine white wine, and a ambiguous rose. Um, I like all three…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 4, 2008

Maybe Cheese Would Be Better

Wine and chocolate are supposed to be an über-sexy combination that makes people swoon and want to take their clothes off. Or something. But in fact, most wine and chocolate doesn't go together very well at all, according to Roy Williams, a professor emeritus in Old Dominion University's chemistry department. Most white wines don't pair…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 12, 2008

Crave: Make Your Own Wine

You might never own a vineyard, but at least you can create a wine blend for the price of approximately 40 pounds of grapes ($120). [Fusebox]…

By: Catherine Strawn / March 3, 2008
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