Tag Archives: luxury

How to store and prepare Habanos for your principal

Together with watches, jewellery, cars and many other valuable collector’s items, cigars are also to be considered a delicate item, a result of a unique craftsmanship that requires great care. Before talking about storage, I think it is essential to quickly explain the anatomy of a cigar. Cigars are usually …

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Why Become a Household Manager?

Let’s face it, Private Service is not necessarily on top of every young kid’s top ten list when they are asked by Uncle John what they want to become when they grow up. Sadly, if little John Jr. or little Mary were to answer “I want to be a Household …

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Wine Perceptions

People who now consider themselves to be well-versed in wine and who are somewhat deprecating of the novice’s wine choice would do well to remember the past. Through the gloom of yesteryear will be spied a bottle of Mateus Rosé, Liebfraumilch, Jacob’s Creek or Piat d’Or lurking on a mental …

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Kitting out a Superyacht Interior

Laura Clemson, owner of Laura Clemson: Bespoke Tableware and Silverware left the UK in 2011 with her design background as she felt the need to travel and probably get away from the miserable weather. Laura found herself joining the yachting industry where she spent some time on board luxury yachts …

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“Grand Cru” Old World vs. New

You don’t have to work within the luxury market for long before you hear words such as First Growth, Grand Cru, Premier Cru and Cult Cabernet. Wine, not just an alluring experience of the senses, has long been a source of status, prestige and even investment. However, what does it …

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What is Luxury? Exhibition

Estate & Manor Magazine have been lucky to visit an amazing exhibition at V&A Museum in London this month. The “What is luxury?” exhibition highlights some truly incredible pieces and we had a really hard time choosing which items to write about! The exhibition is organized by V&A in partnership …

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What Makes a Fantastic Private Chef?

This is not an easy question to answer, as the role of a private chef is a demanding one and certain aspects are reliant on the clients’ requirements, however there are some fundamentals that every chef needs to succeed in the private sector. I’ve been fortunate enough to experience a …

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