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Tequila Avion's $500,000 Package Includes a Private Jet for You & 10 Friends Plus a Professional Photog

May 4, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, which normally means feasting on Mexican cuisine and sipping on plenty of tequila. Announced this morning, Chef Josh Capon of New York’s El Toro Blanco and Tequila Avión unveiled their “World’s Most Expensive Tasting Flight” package, just in time for the holiday. Available May 5, 2015 until May 5, 2016, the $500,000 luxury offer includes travel to Jalisco with 10 of your friends via a private Gulfstream jet.

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The Results Are In! Whiskey Reigns Supreme at 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Apr 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition held its 15th annual event March 19-22 and it proved even more popular than ever. Up seven percent from last year, the competition saw 1,580 submissions from 41 states and 66 countries (covering 90 different spirit classifications).

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Join the San Francisco World Spirits Competition by Mixing These Whisky Recipes at Home

Mar 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Last year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition reflected a serious industry boom in the realms of American Craft Whiskey, Gin and Single Malt Scotch, so naturally we can’t wait to see what this year has in store for us. Now that the 2015 competition has officially started (it runs through to March 22), we think it’s a good time for us novices to practice our own mixing skills right along with the pros, and what better way to do that than with whisky? 

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This 250-Year-Old Colonial Home Serves Up Some of the Best Steaks in Boston

Mar 6, 2015  |   Contributor: Kellie K. Speed

If you haven’t yet been to Scarlet Oak Tavern, you are in for a special treat. Situated in a beautiful 250-year-old house, the restaurant sources from local farms such as Webber Restaurant Group’s Gibbet Hill Farm and Scarlet’s own on-site garden.

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3 Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year In and Around Los Angeles

Feb 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Chinese New Year is upon us, as is an active debate regarding 2015 being the official Year of The Ram, Sheep, Goat. Whether it’s a cultural disagreement or is simply lost in translation, we’re looking at it as an omen to celebrate the occasion any which way we prefer. Here are three events celebrating the holiday in and around The City of Angels:    

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Get Booze Delivered Lickety Split With the Launch of Minibar App in Los Angeles

Feb 3, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

It seems like everyone and their 13-year-old nephews are creating apps nowadays, so it's especially neat when something really cool comes along. Having recently launched in Los Angeles, Minibar is an alcohol delivery service that not only promises to have a vast inventory, but also to be a great party-planning tool.

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David Beckham Brings Haig Club Scotch Whisky to America & Suddenly We're Thirsty

Jan 28, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Almost four months after they launched Haig Club in Scotland, David Beckham and Simon Fuller threw a private cocktail party to officially welcome the spirit to the US last night. The footballer/model/DILF/whisky entrepreneur looked just as dashing as always as he and Fuller hosted a three-course dinner in West Hollywood.

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Store Your Best Spirits in an 8-Foot Missile, Because Why Not?

Jan 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

The Bomb Drinks Cabinet is one of the coolest designs we've seen in a while. At over eight feet tall, the cabinet weighs 600 pounds and was made from an actual R.A.F. MK1 Practice Cluster Bomb. Crafted by Fallen Furniture in Bath, England, the company always uses reclaimed aircraft parts (both military and civilian), making it pretty great for cocktail-loving history buffs.

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These 13 Inspired Cocktails Will Help Start 2015 With a Bang! Advil Not Included

Dec 30, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

New Year's Eve celebrations needs to have two important factors to be done right: kissing loved ones—or strangers (we don't judge)—and enjoying festive cocktails. We hope that you're keeping a recipe book for all of the drinks we've sent your way over the years, but if not, don't worry because here is a brand new batch for you to whip up to ring in 2015. 

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#BarWithNoName is Harrah's Resort's Newest Tech-Savvy Cocktail Lounge

Dec 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

We’re assuming this is how all places will be named in the future. It has a built-in hashtag, seems pretty covert (so you know only the cool kids can get in), and still manages to sound like the local watering hole that only you and your college buddies remember—although it’s far from it.

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Imbibe on Delicious In-Theater Holiday Cocktails While Watching The Hunger Games

Dec 3, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Drinking libations at the movies is becoming a pretty regular thing across the nation. And while movie-goers in New Orleans have already been enjoying their favorite adult beverages at local theaters, they are now being treated to special holiday cocktails as they watch this season’s films.

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Short Path Distillery Wants to Change How You Think About Spirits

Dec 3, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Short Path Distillery is soon to be the newest purveyor of locally-made craft rum and gin in Everett, near Boston. Founded by three friends who want to change the way we all think about spirits, the distillery will be "combining old-world distilling techniques with a new-world, chemistry-based approach to spirit development."

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Trendy Virgin America Brings Craft Cocktails to Their Entire Fleet

Nov 26, 2014  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

While wine and liquor have been in the air for a while now, craft cocktails haven't really broken their way into the mainstream airlines yet. That is, until now. Austin Cocktails, a line of craft cocktails that come pre-bottled, are now available fleet-wide on Virgin America flights.

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Asian Megachain Crystal Jade Opens 1st US Restaurant Under New LVMH Management

Nov 18, 2014  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you frequent Asia, you’re probably already familiar with Crystal Jade restaurants offering traditional Cantonese and Teochew cuisine in 120 restaurants throughout the nine countries within the continent. Having been acquired by luxury brand LVMH, the popular chain opened up their first stateside eatery yesterday at Four Embarcadero Center in San Francisco.

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Meet Caskers, the Online Spirits Concierge Don Draper Would Drool Over

Nov 18, 2014  |   Contributor: Vicki Arkoff

Let's raise a toast to Caskers, a new online service that wants to change the way people drink by giving customers access to the finest craft spirits with its Concierge Service, Private Cask Program, and delivery clubs. Caskers founders Steven Abt and Moiz Ali introduced the first online High End Concierge Service to track down and deliver the (nearly) impossible-to-source bottles, and to match customer tastes with rare spirits and new discoveries. Now that’s our kind of personal shopper.

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