While it feels less like June and more like Indonesian Monsoon season, signs of summer are all around: Jitney tickets for sale, free (rainy) concerts in
With most of the world’s blue chip wine heading over to
It’s true- Hello Kitty is no longer relegated to lunch pails and tiny backpacks and can instead be found on Asti Spumante from
In fairness, you kind readers know me to be a friend of progress, and I never met a trend I didn’t like, so I will embrace alternative wine labels with gusto, as long as its gossip worthy. Christian Audigier certainly fits that bill. The French fashion designer (who famously paid Britney Spears to attend his birthday party!) turned trucker hats hip, so its no surprise his latest canvas is a bottle of French Grenache. Like his $300 tee-shirts, Audigier covers the bottles in an opaque tattoo design and sells them for the relative bargain of $100. Sipping one the other night, I drew attention from the bartender (which wasn’t such a bad thing, darlings) but couldn’t finish the glass. Unless I’m flooded with apparel, or a model, to match, I’m going to pass my time wishing the rain away with a bottle of gimmick-free Riesling and good ol’ Page Six.
Until the next, hopefully sunny, installment…