On February 3rd, 61 dogs paraded down the fashion runway featuring some of the “hautest” couture outfits in canine fashion. More than 650 dog lovers came out to the San Francisco Design Center to support the Haute Dog SF which was co-sponsored by The Luxury Marketing Council, The San Francisco Design Center and 7×7 Magazine. [...]
Artist. Entrepreneur. Mentor. San Francisco resident Ann Rea is the embodiment of success in whatever she endeavors to do. As a painter, her mission is to “savor the colors of the moment.” As an entrepreneur, her goal is to build a profitable business. As a mentor, her dream is to inspire others by sharing her [...]
Racing Ferraris in the Rain
Keeping up with a pro in a 458 Italia makes for a memorable day.
By By Marco R. della Cava | Yahoo! Autos.
There’s something already inherently nerve-shredding about taking someone else’s quarter-million-dollar supercar and letting it all hang out on a race track. Add heavy rain and you’re tempting a mental meltdown. [...]
California Home + Design has expanded its distribution by 50%, now reaching a print audience of 75,000 consumers and professionals passionate about home + design.
7×7 has published its first Napa wine guide, distributed in conjunction with its May magazine. This guide celebrates more than 20 unique and special wineries throughout the Napa Valley. At 7×7.com, [...]
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“…Or painter Ann Rea, who discovered an untapped market in painting landscapes of Northern California wineries, where “everything sells better when you have alcohol in your system.”
Council member Anna Boucher is making headlines with one of her newest property listings — a stunning residence regarded as one of the true jewels of Nicasio, if not all Marin.
DPS Sporting Club Development Company’s concept of Affordable Housing For The Affluent is really gaining traction. Fox Business News is the latest in a number of press resources that have picked up on the extraordinary value of life at Turks & Caicos Sporting Club. Notice how Countdown To The Closing Bell host [...]
Gentry Magazine says, ” A new website has San Francisco asking, “Did you see what was on Bergine today?”
And Pursuitist.com lands exclusive interview with Patricia Calfee of Bergine…
“As The Pursuitist continues to interview the leaders of luxury, next up in the series is our interview with Patricia Calfee, the Founder and Present of Bergine. Bergine [...]
Peter Sealey, marketing professor at Claremont Graduate University and Luxury Marketing Council member, told the New York Times he doesn’t believe the Apple corporation will suffer any serious damage to its brand as a result of a design flaw in the latest iPhone.
The nation’s largest newspaper quoted Sealey in a recent story on Apple’s public [...]
Alfredo Zaparolli tells SanFrancisco Magazine readers how to keep the modern home’s piles of electronics, cables, and remotes at bay.
“San Francisco Luxury Living” (publishers of sfluxe.com and residesf.com)
As founder of one of the leading design firms in San Francisco, Adeeni Design Group http://www.adeenidesigngroup.com/, Claudia’s mind was overflowing with ideas, insights and information about design, and we are delighted to give her an additional outlet for them. It quickly became apparent how her strengths as [...]
NV J Sparkling Wine, Russian River Valley, “Cuvée 20” ($20): A fresh citrus aroma with notes of lees contact/dough, and a rich, soft mid-palate and finish. Lots of flavor in a wine that’s just a bit softer than J’s other vintage-dated wine. Best with spiced foods.
James Laube Unfined
When Pinot Tastes Like Syrah It Might Be Pinotage
July 22, 2009
Last week during a blind tasting flight of 2007 Sonoma Pinot Noirs, I came across one wine that stood out, and that I really liked.
It was dark in color, notably spicy and peppery, with pretty floral scents and ripe, vivid black and wild [...]
–excerpted from the Marin Independent Journal
by PJ Bremier
Ruth Livingston, a designer with a studio and showroom on Tiburon’s Ark Row, has an exacting eye, a fresh approach and light touch with interiors. “ Everything inspires me,” she says, “but I’m mostly drawn to nature and the outdoors.”
And, indeed, that’s often the motif found in [...]