Monthly Archives: July 2012

Chandon

Chandon Unveils Olympic Sparkling Wine

Chandon

California winery Chandon has released a limited-edition bottle of patriotic sparkling wine in time for the summer Olympics decked out in red, white and blue stripes.

The limited edition Brut Classic is made from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, and blended with 10 to 20 percent Reserve wines from previous harvests.
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Jaeger LeCoultre hives

Jaeger-LeCoultre Now Makes Honey

Jaeger LeCoultre hives

True to its historic roots located in an exceptional place between lake and forests in the Vallée de Joux, Jaeger-LeCoultre remains particularly concerned by and involved in the integration of its Manufacture within its natural environment.

Since July, observant visitors can spot ten hives installed in front of the entrance of the Grand Watchmaking House, or Grande Maison as it is known in French.
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Singita Sabora tented camp

Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotels 2012

Singita Sabora tented camp

For the 17th year, US-based Travel+Leisure Magazine published the results of the 50 World’s best hotels according to a readers’ survey.

The magazine asked its readers to answer a questionnaire developed by its editors from December 1, 2011, to March 31, 2012. Results were published online early this month and will appear in the magazine’s August print issue.
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Dior Store China

Chinese buying more luxury goods at home

Dior Store China

Chinese shoppers are increasingly buying luxury goods in mainland China, turning away from high-end stores abroad and in Hong Kong, a survey indicated Thursday.

The poll by market research firm Ipsos found that Chinese buyers preferred to shop on the mainland for luxury goods in five of its seven categories — watches, cosmetics, clothes, shoes, and wines and cigars.
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Barack Obama eating sandwich

Chefs reveal eating secrets of world leaders

Barack Obama eating sandwich

Barack Obama can’t stand beetroot, artichokes are off the menu at France’s presidential palace and Vladimir Putin does not take any chances with dishes that emerge from the Kremlin kitchens.

Those were just a few of the culinary titbits to emerge from the latest reunion of the select club of chefs who ply their trade on behalf of some of the most powerful men and women on the planet.
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louis vuitton waffle maker

Louis Vuitton Waffle Maker by Andrew Lewicki

louis vuitton waffle maker

Andrew Lewicki knows that people have gotten used to seeing luxury brands extend their influence into other industries.

From bicycles to tennis, rugby, football and golf balls, not to mention every kind of object and gadget, luxury brands have left their stamp on a multitude of products.

This time, fashionistas who are already dreaming of soft, yummy, branded waffles in the morning will have to wait, as this branded waffle maker is not for sale.
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Aston Martin Rapide Kahn Design

Aston Martin Rapide by Kahn Design

Aston Martin Rapide Kahn Design

Specialist A. Kahn Design from Bradford, UK has released their program for the Aston Martin Rapide.

Finished in a sexy shade of Onyx Black, the Rapide has been dressed with a matte black front bumper grille mesh, hood vents in billet aluminum, black brake calipers, matte black side vent grilles and tinted privacy glass

Other upgrades include the addition of sports exhaust, tinted glass, and RSX-F wheels with 21-inch rims in platinum silver finish.
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