PIERRICK BOUQUET - CO-FOUNDER OF THE LA NUIT EN ROSÉ FESTIVAL - 6/21 AT THE EXCLUSIVE SKYBAR AT THE MONDRIAN HOTEL
After the overwhelming sold-out success of the inaugural La Nuit en Rosé event held in June 2014 in New York City, the festival expands in 2015 beyond New York to Miami and Los Angeles – spreading the love of all things pink!
With more than 85 rosé wine labels from 60 wineries in 10 countries –– represented at the 2014 event, La Nuit en Rosé was the largest-ever gathering of rosé producers in the world. More than 2,300 people attended the two-day festival where they were treated to four separate experiences each hosted on a luxurious yacht along the Hudson River.
The 2015 season started off in Miami, from January 30 to February 1, 2015 at the recently opened Miami Beach EDITION, one of South Beach’s most affluent hotels. La Nuit En Rosé will then take place in Los Angeles on June 21st and in New York from June 25th to June 27th 2015. Each event will feature up to 150 Rosé wines and Rosé Champagne with representatives pouring and discussing the wines, themed food stations, lounge areas, photo booths, live entertainment, dancing and more.
As a novelty in 2015, each event will start with a VIP Rosé Wine Pairing Dinner, presented by the Wine Enthusiast Magazine, and will be followed by both media/trade and consumer daytime and evening events. The VIP dinners are specifically designed to elevate the experience by showcasing the beauty of the wines alongside an elegant dinner and in the company of some of the people behind the world’s finest rosé wines.
CHARLES FLEMING – AUTHOR, SECRET WALKS: A WALKING GUIDE TO THE HIDDEN TRAILS OF LOS ANGELES
The walks, like those in Secret Stairs, are filled with fascinating factoids about historical landmarks—the original Bat Cave from Batman, the lake where Opie learned to fish on The Andy Griffith Show, or the storage barn for one of L.A. s oldest wineries. The book also highlights the people who made the landmarks famous: the infamous water engineer William Mulholland; the convicted murderer and philanthropist Colonel Griffith J. Griffith; Charles Lummis, who walked from Cincinnati to Los Angeles to take a job on the L.A. Times; and tobacco millionaire Abbot Kinney, who dug canals to drain the marshes south of Santa Monica and create his American “Venice.
Written in the entertainingly informed style that has made Secret Stairs a Los Angeles Times best-seller, Secret Walks is the perfect book for the walker eager to explore but tired of the crowds at Runyon Canyon or Temescal Park.
ABOUT CHARLES FLEMING:
Charles Fleming writes about automobiles, motorcycles and alternative energy sources for the Los Angeles Times’ Business section. He also writes the urban hiking column LA Walks. A former staff writer for Newsweek, Variety and the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, he is the author of the Los Angeles Times bestseller "High Concept: Don Simpson and the Hollywood Culture of Excess," the New York Times bestseller "My Lobotomy," and "Secret Stairs, A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles."