Drinking at work: Raul Perez ‘SKETCH’

October 14, 2010 at 8:58 pm (Current Events, What we're drinking) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

2 weeks ago, the inbox floated up a message about this wine. A wine from Spain. A white wine from Spain. That was aged UNDER THE OCEAN.  So, of course, as Lush will do, we bought some. For all the shops.

And then, we had to open it.  During our official LUSH Snacks launch last night, tamer than you may imagine, we popped the cork.  Before the beautiful details, a bit of back story… Read the rest of this entry »

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Field Trip: Puerto Rico

July 14, 2010 at 12:56 pm (Current Events, Our Favorite Things, Travel, What we are eating, What we are thinking, What we're drinking) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

by Ms. Rachel Driver

Recently, I ran away on a brief whirlwind of a trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a wedding and mini-vacation.  And, I realized how easy it is to get to PR, minus a passport, and within about 6 hours of travel.  Must go back. Often.  Read the rest of this entry »

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LUSH: Staff Picks 2009, the Newbies!

December 31, 2009 at 7:12 pm (Current Events, Geek, Our Favorite Things) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

Get your GEEK on: LUSH Staff Picks – The Newbies
Our favorite wines of the year are a moment captured by a sip, a sigh, a wisp of pure delight…these wines are what we crave, what excites us right now. In an ever evolving world of imbibing, this is the snapshot of the best hits of 2009.

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Professional Development

August 12, 2009 at 9:48 am (Our Favorite Things, What we're drinking) (, , , , , , , )

Us Lushes are lucky. Getting together after-hours, tasting wine, and talking about it counts as staff training. A few weeks back we met up at my place after the shops closed. The assignment: each Lush to bring a bottle of wine that we currently carry. Single varietal. White. In a brown bag. I provided some snacks (including a dish we are all now OBSESSED with: shaved zucchini with olive oil, mint, and pecorino cheese…yumm!) and we started out with a little cocktail of Barros White Port and Q Tonic. The stage was set for some prime blind tasting. Read the rest of this entry »

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