Happy Sunday! This week’s picks in wine, food, lifestyle, design and travel.
A Marcel Breuer–Designed Building As a Net-Zero Luxury Hotel
Marcel Breuer was at the height of his fame in 1968 when he designed the brutalist headquarters for the Armstrong Rubber Company in New Haven, CT. Now, the landmark has reopened as Hotel Marcel New Haven, and is slated to be the first net-zero hotel in the U.S.
Into the Wild World of Grower Champagne
With grower champagne, the person that owns the land farms the land. The wines are farmed biodynamically and are drier, rarer, and provide more of a craft experience. Learn more at the link.
Stunning Winery Views
This gallery of unparalleled wine settings just made me soooo happy — which means it has been too long since in wine country!
The French Side of the Caribbean
St. Martin is half French, half Dutch territory. The French-roots Saint Martin is known to be friendlier and less touristy than the Dutch side. People may come to Saint Martin for the beautiful beaches and vistas, but many also consider it to be the Caribbean’s premier food destination. We loved our trip here last year!
Low Maintenance Houseplants
Most people know that plants have been shown to reduce psychological and physiological stress. There’s no need to counteract that by stressing about taking care of your plants! Recommendations of low-maintenance and foolproof plants at the link.
Best Wines for Summer
Summer is for outdoors and for grilling! A roundup of 25 affordable, easy-to-find bottles that pair well with summer fare. Drink all summer long!
A TikTok Hack for Saving Money on Hotels
A TikTok star’s recommendation gone viral – hacking hotel stays by making it easy to price match in a major way.
Hope everyone has a wonderful and relaxing rest of the weekend!
I have seen grower champagne but never known what it was. Thanks for the info!