As one of a few Blacks to establish a wine and spirits brand, Marvina Robinson, founder and CEO of her boutique brand champagne company, B. Stuyvesant Champagne, launched the fine spirits brand in February 2020. Born and raised in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, Robinson fell in love with champagne early on when she and her college friends […]
When it comes to luxury brands, Donae Burston’s experience is second to none. With over a decade of footprints that stretch across spirit staples such as Dom Perignon, Veuve Clicquot, Ruinart, Moet & Chandon, Belvedere Vodka and Hennesy Cognac, his resume speaks volumes. Burston’s track record includes the creation of the first-ever luxury champagne bar […]
This year was super fast-paced for me. There were many days when I didn’t know if I was coming or going. I set some pretty ambitious goals at the top of the year; however, with the way things were moving, I didn’t always feel as though I was accomplishing them. Last week, I decided to […]
New Year’s Eve is upon us. Hopefully, you have your tickets already lined up for the NYE bash to end all bashes; you’ve picked out and picked up just the right outfit for the occasion, and you’ve had your vehicle detailed to perfection. Now, all you need is the icing on the cake. The fanciest […]
With the holiday season upon us, there are parties afoot. Whether you’re throwing your own party or attending any number of holiday festivities at work or with family and friends, you might want to make sure that you have decent drinks on hand. The following list that we’ve compiled will let you offer lots of […]
Model and reality show star Kim Kardashian launched her #BreakTheInternet campaign with hopes of garnering massive social media downloads of her pictures for Paper Magazine. The front cover features Kim Kardashian in the classic “champagne incident” pose. But, it seems her campaign may have backfired with hilarious results. Check out the flood of memes that […]
Since he put this New York-based wine and spirits company on the map, it only makes sense that Jay Z would acquire the potentially lucrative enterprise. Another day, another big business move for the Carter family. According to the New York Times, a new company led by Hov has recently acquired Armand de Brignac Champagne […]
Take a look at some of these champagnes. Champagne, grown only in the Champagne region of France is the preferred drink of choice for celebrities. But let’s face it, we aren’t Beyoncé and Jay-Z. All of us can’t pay for expensive bottles of champagne and still pay the rent. So whether you go “racks on racks […]
*Disclaimer* This is not an attempt to have you use your tax refund check to “pop bottles” in the club. When your dreams come true and you can sit down and have a glass with Jay-Z, here’s what to order.
Technically you can’t call it champagne, unless it’s from the Champagne region in France — otherwise it’s sparkling wine, but what’s in a name. If you enjoy the bubbly, go ahead and indulge — no need to wait for a special occasion. So champagne or sparkling wine, the one thing you don’t want to do […]
With our continued love affair with wines, savvy consumers are making sure to have the proper accoutrements to optimize the wine drinking experience. Storing and chilling are critical junctures in wine consumption and if not handled correctly, you may not only diminish the taste of your wine — you could lose your investment.