Research confirms that a diet rich in olive oil, nuts, beans and "at least" 7 glasses of wine each week wards off heart disease. See the NYT story here: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/26/health/mediterranean-diet-can-cut-heart-disease-study-finds.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
Give a membership to The Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary as a favor to attendants or guests or as a gift to the couple. http://woodstocksanctuary.org/
Shop economically. Shop the best. Shop Vegan. Serve vegan sparkling wine or Champagne.
NYT Wine Critic and author of the weekly column "The Pour" speaks the truth about wine. Asimov never hesitates to admit that some wineries use additives to alter color or that animal products such as isinglass are used to process wines. Not to mention the fact that he has, on more than one occasion, recommended a wine that Vegan Sommelier has featured!
The Library of Congress (LOC) has announced that Carole King will be the recipient of the 2013 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. James Billington, The Librarian of Congress says "Carole King has been one o f the most influential songwriters of our time." Carole King is best known as the songwriter of hits such as "You've got a Friend," "So Far Away" and "I Fell the Earth Move." Her 1971 album, "Tapestry" earned her four Grammy Awards and remains one of the best selling albums of all time.