A Los Angeles Social Diary

Major Cognac Auction Last Night in in Cognac, France


Ever been to a Cognac auction in Cognac?


Twenty-four decanters and exceptional blends, offered by Cognac houses, and an art piece, were sold under the supervision of Laurie Matheson, Luc Dabadie and Marie Calzada – wine experts at Artcurial –, and the gavel of Artcurial’s auctioneer Maître Hervé Poulain, in presence of 700 French and international guests, to raise money for the Fondation Apprentis d’Auteuil, an organization which has benefited underprivileged youth and the most vulnerable families for 150 years. 

Longines Masters of Los Angeles, September 29 – October 2


The world’s best riders will converge in California to compete at the Longines Masters of Los Angeles, September 29- October 2, now in its seaside quarters at the Long Beach Convention Center. The American leg of the Longines Masters Series will feature 7 Rio Olympic medalists, including gold, silver and bronze team medalists who will meet again in the ring after this summer’s games.  Culminating with the premier event, the Longines Grand Prix, an Olympic-level class offering. Click here to see the full riders list, including return riders Georgina Bloomberg, Jessica Springsteen, Kaley Cuoco, and more!