Happy Sunday, friends! My latest bi-weekly roundup in wine, food, lifestyle, design and travel.
I just may now run a marathon. A new study suggests that grape polyphenols could help reduce exercise-induced oxidative stress. Antioxidants are believed to counter this imbalance in the body—thus there is growing interest in the use of polyphenol-rich fruit and vegetables to mitigate this type of stress.
The 50 best new luxury hotels to visit in 2021. Get some trip-planning inspiration from these must-see new properties opening across the globe, from California to Tasmania to the Amalfi Coast, pictured. So many good ones on this list!
A dozen bottles of Bordeaux wine returned to Earth this week after spending over a year aging in space! In 2019, the wine was sent into space for an experiment, and spent about a year orbiting the Earth. The study was done to look at future agriculture that is both organic and healthy, and able to feed humanity.
Natty Light beer made history by unveiling the “most expensive” piece of art in the world in an effort to bring attention to the rising cost of college and the impact of college debt. Titled Da Vinci of Debt, the piece is made using 2,600 authentic diplomas provided by real college graduates across the nation.
Many of you are looking for this to help get you through pandemic winter! Here, super-affordable reds that you’ll enjoy drinking. These bottles are all $15 or less and on store shelves now.
This hack started on TikTok when crystalscookingfun took a flour tortilla, cut a slit along its radius, placed a single ingredient into each of the circle’s quadrants, folded accordingly, and griddled the whole affair to perfection in a panini press. It allows you to have a bit of every ingredient in each bite. I’m definitely trying this!
And to leave you with a little home inspiration, check out this renovation of a 7,000-square-foot live-work space. The designers let the couple’s books and art dictate everything from the decor to the architecture. Any additional furniture was chosen by the designers to complement their collection—and the results are beautiful!
Cheers to a wonderful and relaxing rest of your weekend!