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NOW I N & A ROU N D SCOT TSDA L E SENSATIONAL SPIRITS POP STARS Surprise! The Oregon Trail leads to Champagne-quality sparkling wines. WELLNESS WATCH IV LEAGUE At the new Source of Health Natural Medical Center , Dr. Steven Sorr spearheads a number of holistic treatments that target everything from pain relief with regenerative cellular medicine to skin tightening and body contouring. The big draw, however, is the Drip Lounge and Shot Bar, where guests can luxuriate in plush chairs and listen to music while taking in (literally) an array of health boosts. Choose from one of eight IV drips, which send 100 percent of nutrients from vitamins, minerals and amino acids directly to bodily tissues, easing ailments like dehydration, colds and low energy. The IVs and additional shots on the menu boast a range of benefits, including detoxing, energizing and burning fat. Next time you have a monstrous hangover, consider The Vegas shot, which rehydrates and combats nausea. Now how do we get one for our morning coffee? Membership from $14, 9755 N. 90th St., Ste. A110, Scottsdale, 480.361.4005, sohnatural.com –LL Oregon is well-known for its award-winning pinot noir; however its success with sparkling wine might very well change the conversation in time for celebratory bottle-popping. e state’s dry and sunny yet cool maritime climate is ideal for cultivating pinot noir and chardonnay (the two main grapes used to make Champagne), so it makes perfect sense producers have been experimenting with bubbly—yielding impressive results rich with complexity, structure and elegance. Here, three of the state’s best bottles to pluck o your hometown shelves. –Katie Kelly Bell WAITING FOR THE WEEKEND From top: Brown mink Pasticcino bag, $1,295, and Jacquard Pasticcino bag, $295, both at Weekend Max Mara, 714.754.1876 and weekendmaxmara.com. STYLE STAPLES SOFT TOUCH Max Mara’s versatile line of luxe leisurewear, Weekend Max Mara , aims to solve every modern woman’s ongoing enigma: a ready-to-wear and accessories collection that transitions with ease from day to night. e collection’s latest edition proves the Italian scion of timeless style is onto something with its new Pasticcino clutch. Meaning “small sweet pastry,” the moniker couldn’t be more tting for the mink marvel. Whether you’re perusing the walls of an art gallery or at a fete where Champagne reigns supreme, this clutch reminds its wearer and onlookers that style isn’t a riddled equation. It is as simple as picking the right pieces. With a detachable strap and expandable portions for all of your necessities, this bag has as much going on as the woman wearing it. –Jacqueline Zenere Argyle Brut Blanc de RMS, Rollin Michael Soles Brut NV, Blanc, Willamette Willamette Valley, 2012 Valley, 2013 Argyle winery is largely Made from 67 percent considered the founding pinot noir and 33 percent father of sparkling wine chardonnay, this is former in Oregon, having Argyle winemaker Rollin produced award-winning Soles’ inaugural bottling sparkling wines made in under his own name and the traditional French label. Soles has been méthode champenoise since making sparkling wine in 1987. Crafted from 100 percent chardonnay grapes, the States for roughly 30 years, and his skill with this classic wine shows bubbly is evident in each tightly focused acidity, spirited sip. The wine is lemon-creaminess and a rich and flavorful, with ripe whiff of hazelnut—the result of which is decadent pear and citrus wrapped in a core of creaminess. but fresh and alive. $65, rocowinery.com $50, argylewinery.com Soter Mineral Springs Brut Rosé, 2012 This exquisite sparkling wine is made with 93 percent pinot noir and 7 percent chardonnay. The vineyard sits on a ridgeline at high elevation, ensuring proper ripening and mouthwatering acidity. Aged for three years in bottle, the final wine is a ballet of lemon cream, brioche and wild strawberry notes. $65, sotervineyards.com 60 S C O T T S DA L E J A N / F E B 2 0 1 7 | M O D E R N L U X U R Y. C O M

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