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From molecular gastronomy to the classic coq au vin, elite dining is one of the biggest joys of a private jet lifestyle. Join us as we explore the world’s best restaurants.

Royal Salute Launches New Kew Palace Whisky Blend

By Lauren Hill

Each year, Royal Salute comes out with a select few never-seen-before whisky blends, many of which reflect the distillery’s royal roots having first been created to commemorate the Queen’s coronation; Just last month, the distillery unveiled a limited-edition $10,000 Royal Wedding blend (the first of 70 numbered bottles was send to Prince Harry and Meghan). And this month saw the latest […]

Cocktail of the Week: The Gloria, Maison St-Germain

By Lauren Hill

The Gloria at Maison St-Germain, Battery Gardens, NYC 0.5 oz St-Germain French elderflower liqueur 0.25 oz Suze herbal liqueur Chilled dry champagne Spray of St-Germain and frankincense essential oil Dehydrated lemon wheel and gold dust to garnish To create the Gloria, combine the St-Germain and Suze in a coupette glass and top the glass up with chilled dry champagne. Spray the […]

Cocktail of the Week: Negroni Week at CircusXO

By Lauren Hill

B&B Negroni at CircusXO by David Muñoz 64g fresh blackberries 10g black garlic 8g sugar A small amount of Thai chili 66ml Campari 10ml Chambord 6ml Beefeater gin 66ml La Copa sweet vermouth Peel from one orange To create this cocktail, first make the blackberry and black garlic reduction by heating the blackberries, black garlic and sugar in a pan […]

Cocktail of the Week: Benares, London

By Lauren Hill

Indian spiced cocktails at Benares, London Green Spice Martini 10 curry leaves, plus one extra to decorate 50ml vodka 20ml freshly squeezed lemon juice 10ml Monin Gomme or sugar syrup 1 teaspoon ginger juice To make this spiced cocktail, first muddle the curry leaves in a cocktail shaker. You then need to add the remaining ingredients along with ice and […]

Three Exceptional Japanese Spirits to Discover

By Olivia Cuccaro

This story originally appeared in the May/June 2018 issue of Elite Traveler. HEAVEN SAKE Often referred to as Japanese rice wine, sake is actually less acidic and closer to beer in production. To create Heaven Sake Junmai Daiginjo, champagne cellar master Régis Camus partnered with Yamaguchi–based sake house Dassai for a blend he considers ‘too pure to mix.’ Made from high-quality […]

The Gaggenau UK Sommelier Competition

As part of brand and culture philosophy, Gaggenau focuses on all aspects of exclusive culinary culture and sophisticated lifestyle. Hence the extensive knowledge invested in wine enjoyment, bringing the sommelier’s profession and the art of pairing food and drink is put into sharper focus. Gaggenau will hold its first UK Sommelier competition for young professionals of the industry on 23rd […]

Gaggenau presents the new Vario cooling 400 series

Inspired by grand architectural structures, the new Vario cooling 400 series has been created for those who appreciate aesthetically advanced design. Combining a modular configuration with the smooth lines of seamless integration, these sculptural appliances redefine the landscape of the functional kitchen. The Vario wine climate cabinets 400 series take inspiration from the oak barrels used to age wine. Oak and […]

Ornellaia Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Vendemmia d’Artista

By Lauren Hill

The prominent Italian winery, Ornellaia, celebrated for its Super Tuscan wines—the movement established in the ‘70s to distinguish winemakers producing innovative fine wines—is also recognized for bridging the gap between wine and fine art, the pinnacle of which is the winery’s Vendemmia d’Artista collaboration. To mark the project’s 10th anniversary this year, Ornellaia commissioned world-renowned South African artist William Kentridge […]

Cocktail of the Week: Chelsea Flower Show Inspiration

By Lauren Hill

Cocktails inspired by Chelsea Flower Show, ME London Violet Crown 50ml Star of Bombay gin 20ml violet liqueur 5ml Cointreau 25ml lemon juice 15ml sugar syrup 1 egg white To create this cocktail, first combine all of the ingredients in a shaker. At ME London, these are dry shaken (without ice) to whip air into the cocktail. Four to five […]

Stay at Ruinart’s One-Bedroom Pop-up Hotel in London

By Lauren Hill

This summer, the first champagne house to have been founded, Maison Ruinart, will host a one-bedroom pop-up hotel in Primrose Hill, London. Open for just a limited time in July, the pop-up will see the transformation of a discreet London setting into a creative interpretation of Maison Ruinart that’s been designed in collaboration with creative director Tom Hingston. Named after […]