Gigi Levangie Grazer Celebrates the Release of her 5th Novel, The After Wife, at Soho House Sponsored by Caliche Rum

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Author Gigi Levangie Grazer at the Book Release of The After Wife by Gigi Levangie Grazer sponsored by Caliche Rum – photo by Stefanie Keenan, WireImage/Getty

Los Angeles – On Friday night, Gigi Levangie Grazer, New York Times bestselling author of The Starter Wife, celebrated the release of her fifth novel, The After Wife at a private party sponsored by Caliche Rum at Soho House, West Hollywood. The event was hosted by film and television producer, Suzanne Todd, journalist Thea Andrews and Bernadette Leonard.

Guests stayed tipsy with Caliche Rum signature cocktails including the Cali MojitoCali Coco and Cali DaiquiriCaliche Rum has been six generations in the making exclusively from the Serrallés Family Distillery and was launched earlier this year by impresario Rande Gerber and Roberto Serrallés.

@GigiLevangie@tipsydiaries @calicherum I will testify on behalf of that drink! Xg

Gigi Levangie Grazer has received much acclaim for The Starter Wife, first a miniseries and then a series on the USA Network, and Maneater, now a Lifetime miniseries. Christopher Burch hosted a party recently for Gigi at his Southampton estate, where she was toasted by guests who included Christopher BurchRita Schrager, Russell Simmons, Jason BinnJane and Richie NotarRichard Johnson, Kelli Delaney, Brad ComisarDaniel Benedict, Andrew Saffir, Nacho and Delphine Figueras, Alex Kuczynski and Michael Michele.

The After Wife tells the story of a grieving 40-ish widow and the spirited friends who love her as she attempts to regain control of her life in the sometimes-surreal Los Angeles landscape.

Attendees included Gigi Levangie Grazer, event hosts film and television producer Suzanne Todd, journalist Thea AndrewsBernadette Leonard, as well as actors Emile Hirsch (Savages), Matthew Smiley (Kissing Strangers), Hart Bochner (The Starter Wife), Frankie Levangie (Driftwood), Aiden Turner (All My Children), Noa Tishby (The Deep End), Gisella Marengo (Conan the Barbarian), Aliza Pressman (Founder of Seedlings Group), Director Ace Norton, stylist George Kotsiopoulos (Fashion Police), personality Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky, Manager John Carrabino, designer Loree Rodkin, Authors Jonathan AmesKathy FrestonCarol MatthewsHelen FieldingDonna AntebiKathy Preston and Donna Antebi, Songwriter Antonina ArmatoSally Horchow, Manager Harriett SternbergBrooke Davenport, producer Jennifer Todd, Manager Joanna Horowitz and Lisa Harris.

‏‪@BernLeonard I am so proud to supprt my dear friend @GigiLevangie. She is one of the smartest gals I know. Love her! The best mother, off to her party!

Psychic to the stars Michelle Whitedove was introduced and gave psychic readings to guests. Whitedove is a television personality featured on the European show Sixth Sense International. As an expert in her field, Lifetime television showcased her supernatural abilities on their program America’s Psychic Challenge where she was awarded the title of “America’s #1 Psychic.”

Suzanne Todd, Bernadette Leonard, Gigi Levangie, & Thea Andrews, attend the book release of “The After Wife” by Gigi Levangie Grazer sponsored by Caliche Rum – photo by Stefanie Keenan, WireImage/Getty
Gigi Levangie Grazer & Emile Hirsch attend the book release of “The After Wife” by Gigi Levangie Grazer sponsored by Caliche Rum – photo by Stefanie Keenan, WireImage/Getty
George Kotsiopoulos attends the book release of “The After Wife” by Gigi Levangie Grazer sponsored by Caliche Rum – photo by Stefanie Keenan, WireImage/Getty
Mauricio Umansky & Kyle Richards attend the book release of “The After Wife” by Gigi Levangie Grazer sponsored by Caliche Rum – photo by Stefanie Keenan, WireImage/Getty
Caliche Rum Cocktails at the book release of “The After Wife” by Gigi Levangie Grazer sponsored by Caliche Rum – photo by Stefanie Keenan, WireImage/Getty

Caliche Rum Signature Cocktails:

Cali Mojito

2 oz Caliche Rum

1 oz Fresh Lime Juice

¼ oz Agave Nectar

8 Mint Leaves

Crushed ice on top

Garnish: Mint Sprig

In a mixing glass, lightly muddle the mint. Add the remaining ingredients fill with ice and shake until well chilled, strain into an ice filled highball glass, top with the crushed ice, and garnish.

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Cali Coco

2 oz Caliche Rum

1 oz Don Q Coco Rum

1 oz Coconut Water (Vita Coco and Zico work best)

¼ oz Agave Nectar

Garnish: Dry Coconut Flakes

Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Add garnish.

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Cali Daiquiri

2 oz Caliche Rum

1 oz Fresh Limes

¼ oz Agave Nectar

1 Fresh Strawberry

Garnish: Strawberry

In a mixing glass, lightly muddle the strawberry. Add the remaining ingredients, fill with ice and shake until well chilled. Strain into an ice filled rocks glass and garnish.

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