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Caution: This Ice Bucket May Result in Excessive Wine Consumption

Oct 13, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Ice buckets are generally a necessary evil to keep your wine (or beer) chilled, with most of the designs boring and uninspired, but this Epicureanist Silver Ice Bucket works as a fantastic center piece too. With its bigger size, you can also fit several bottles in there at once, making it a great gifting idea for the wino in your life—or a nice little indulgence for yourself.... Read More

World's 50 Best Bars 2014 Announced: See Which Bars Cracked the Top 10

Oct 11, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

In case you missed it, The World's 50 Best Bars announced their picks Thursday for 2014, giving you the pub crawl to end all pub crawls. Put on by Drinks International, the winners were chosen by over 330 industry professionals and includes bars from 14 different counties, with the top 10 dominated by London and New York. In fact, North America made up for 16 of the overall 50, with four landing at the top of the list. Check out the top 10 below and see if your favorite made the cut!... Read More

Four Seasons Executive Chef Andrea Accordi Reaches for Another Michelin Star

Oct 10, 2014  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Last year the iconic Four Seasons opened the their first hotel in Russia, the Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg, located in a historical palace known as the House with Lions. “Years of meticulous restoration and perfecting of the guest experience are setting the stage for a new era of style and luxury in St. Petersburg,” says Christopher Norton, who is the Executive Vice President of Global Product and Operations. A prime example of “perfecting the guest experience” occurs when dining in any of the hotel’s three international restaurants, under the inspired leadership of their Italian-born Executive Chef, Andrea Accordi.... Read More

David Beckham & Famous Friends Launch New Haig Club Single-Grain Scotch Whisky in Scotland

Oct 8, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  2 Comments

You may not be able to have David Beckham for yourself or wake up to be David Beckham, but you can certainly drink like him now. Haig Club, a brand new single-grain Scotch whisky produced by Beckham and Simon Fuller, was officially launched globally on October 4 at a super private dinner hosted by the partners.... Read More

The $300 Macallan Rare Cask Whisky Is Calling Out to You

Oct 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich  |  1 Comment

The Macallan, known for their luxury range of single malt Scotch whisky, has just announced the addition of the new Rare Cask to their core range of expressions. Offering a "splendidly rich and resonant ruby hue," the whisky sits in handpicked, Spanish oak sherry seasoned casks until it is ready to be bottled in a sturdy glass decanter.... Read More

Dine With the Locals at the 4th Annual Caribbean Food & Wine Festival

Oct 6, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Taking place November 6-8, the 4th Annual Caribbean Food & Wine Festival is coming up fast. The weekend-long event is being held by Grace Bay Resorts, in partnership with the Turks and Caicos Tourist Board and The Wine Cellar. It also includes all-star chefs (like Top Chef contestant Chef Leah Cohen from New York's Pig & Khao) and renowned vinters from all over the world. Considering the festival always sells out, you should look into getting tickets now. ... Read More

Chef Yves Le Lay Explores the "Core of His Culinary Soul" with New Nordic Islands’ Cuisine

Oct 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Janice Nieder

Saaremaa's Pädaste Manor’s wildly talented, wildly attractive (and single) Chef de Cuisine Yves Le Lay has worked in many iconic Michelin-starred kitchens throughout Denmark, Switzerland and Norway before happily returning to what he considers “to be the core of his culinary soul.”... Read More

 
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