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Chef Mathew Macartney of Chateau Yering Shares an Intriguing Salad Plate

Apr 30, 2011  |   Contributor: Maralyn D. Hill

While exploring the Australian Yarra Valley wine region, I was able to experience the five star, heritage-listed Victorian mansion. Chateau Yering, sitting on 250 acres, is a member of Relais & Chateaux. In the parlor, while enjoying scones and tea, I discovered Head Chef Mathew Macartney.... Read More

Torii Mor Winery: Japanese Zen Garden in the Oregon Hills

Apr 27, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

In a private sanctuary of the Dundee Hills nestled amongst dense forests dripping in fern and moss sits the feng shui tasting room of Torii Mor Winery.... Read More

Olive Oil by The Artisanal Kitchen Elevates Home Cooking

Apr 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Anna Zoitas of The Artisanal Kitchen has just introduced Three Olives Olive Oil, made from 100 percent California olives.... Read More

Glenmorangie to Launch Pride 1981: Its Rarest Single Malt Offering

Apr 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

The famed Glenmorangie distillery in the Scottish Highlands has announced the upcoming release of Pride 1981, its most rare and luxurious single malt offering ever.... Read More

Cyprus Wines From Tsiakkas Winery: Discovering a Family Tradition

Apr 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Emma Dance

When it comes to wine, Kostas Tsiakkas is not a man to be messed with. He knows his stuff and he's not afraid to tell you about it. A former bank director 10 years ago, he quit the rat race and gave up his high salary to take over the family winery high up in the Troodos Mountains. He has now dedicated his life to creating top quality Cypriot wine.... Read More

Healthy Recipes From the Chefs at Miraval Resort & Spa in Arizona

Apr 22, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With spring in full swing and much of the country thawing out from the cold winter months, the Arizona desert begins to beckon to travelers with the luxurious Miraval resort.... Read More

Karl Lagerfeld and Rachel Bilson Introduce Magnum Ice Cream Bars to U.S.

Apr 22, 2011  |   Contributor: James Rothaar  |  1 Comment

Luxury ice cream bar manufacturer Magnum Ice Cream is making its premiere in the U.S. market most epically. The producer of the premium ice cream products debuted the first of a trilogy of films directed by fashion magnum Karl Lagerfeld and starring actress Rachel Bilson at the Tribeca Film Festival.... Read More

Summer Recipes With Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company's Seasonal Shandy

Apr 19, 2011  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

With winter behind us and summer just around the corner, the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, thought we could all use another dose of their Summer Shandy. The first brewer in the U.S. to bottle a shandy-style beer, Leinenkugel's now offers Summer Shandy, available April through August, in cans, bottles and on draft.... Read More

Bosphorus' Anjelique Restaurant Celebrates the Summer Season

Apr 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Rana Babac

Without a doubt, Bosphorus is the source of life in Istanbul. Depending on the time of the day and season of the year, its beautiful deep blue waters are sure to gravitate you to the colourful life that surrounds its European and Asian shores alike. That being said, summers by the Bosphorus are simply special.... Read More

Grey Goose Vodka Releases Royal Wedding Cocktails

Apr 18, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Didn't get an invitation to the Royal Wedding? Not to worry - you can still raise a glass to Prince William and Kate Middleton courtesy of Grey Goose, the super-premium vodka blended and bottled in the celebrated Cognac region of Western France.... Read More

Wine Law: Granholm vs. Heald a Case of Distribution and Glory

Apr 17, 2011  |   Contributor: William L. Wilson

The business of wine isn’t quite as simple as planting grapes and watching them grow. If you are a wine professional, chances are at some point you will need legal advice.... Read More

Passover Cocktails from Gin 209 for a Kosher Holiday

Apr 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

When Passover rolls around next Monday night, serve up some fun cocktails to go with the gefilte fish as a change from the same old wine year after year. Distillery No. 209 has unveiled the world's only kosher-for-Passover gin, aptly named No. 209 Kosher for Passover Gin. They've even thrown in some cocktail recipes to get you through the week.... Read More

A Michelin Star Arrives in Istanbul

Apr 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Rana Babac

A gazillion different tones of star dust spread over seven hills, cut through by the crystal waters of the Bosphorus. The reflection of the city on the water doubles its glitter. It goes without saying: Istanbul is astonishingly beautiful. However, for a while now, the city has been missing one star in her skies - a Michelin star.... Read More

Premchit Aromatic Prawns With Mango and Avocado Salad

Apr 14, 2011  |   Contributor: Maralyn D. Hill

This recipe is from Premchit in Phuket, Thailand - a destination spa devoted to wellness through diet, detoxification and other focused therapies.... Read More

A Foodie Tour of Oregon's Best Dishes and Wines Complete With Recipes

Apr 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Touring & Tasting

When The Allison Inn & Spa opened in the Willamette Valley, a new level of luxury was introduced to the area. Its signature restaurant JORY pays tribute to Oregon’s agricultural bounty and acclaimed wines. This succulent dish is just one example.... Read More

Woodford Reserve & Tiffany Unveil World's Most Expensive Mint Julep

Apr 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

Woodford Reserve, the official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, is offering the world's most exclusive and expensive mint julep for this year's festivities in conjunction with Tiffany & Co.... Read More

Tequila Avion Wins Gold Medal at San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Apr 12, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the oldest, largest and most recognized spirits competition in the United States.... Read More

VOSS Water Tops USA Today Reader Poll

Apr 11, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

For those still thinking water is water, VOSS begs to differ. Topping the list of favorite waters in a Hotel Check-In reader poll, VOSS water proves that there really is something in the water.... Read More

Pisco Portón: Redefining the Cocktail

Apr 5, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Portón, a new ultra premium pisco, is blended at Ica at Hacienda la Caravedo, the oldest distillery in the Americas.... Read More

The Grilled Cheese is All Grown-Up

Apr 4, 2011  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

You may not know that April is 'Grilled Cheese Month.' And while many restaurants will feature different versions of the ooey-gooey treat, what better way to celebrate the delectable sandwich than with your own homemade rendition?... Read More

The Most Expensive Bottle of Champagne Sold in London for ?80,000

Apr 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Carol Driver

The most expensive bottle of Champagne ever sold in London fetched ?80,000 at a new members' club last Thursday.... Read More

 
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