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What is in a name?

When listening to wine makers, wine drinkers and the wine speaking community phrases like “Boutique”, “Reserve”, “Private Cellar”, “Single Barrel” and a few more get thrown around like ABC’s in pre-school.  But do they really mean anything and if so what? Most of these terms are used to distinguish a …

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A night in the trees

Stepping out onto the wooden balcony, a panoramic Drakensberg vista stretched out before me. Cathkin Peak was to the left and a shimmering lake reflecting the setting sun was below. The last of the day’s light reflected off the windows, bathing my hidden escape in an orange glow. And as …

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Briston Clubmaster Diver: gentlemen’s elegance combined with technology

Cocorico! Briston, a young French brand, presents its new range of watches: Clubmaster Diver. A clever blend of performance and style. BRISTON CLUBMASTER DIVER: MODERN SPORTSMANSHIP AND VINTAGE LOOK For the first time, Briston presents an automatic watch dedicated to diving: the Clubmaster Diver. On the look side, the watch has a classic and very …

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Luxury Media Africa and Operation Hunger partner on Feed A Child campaign

Luxury Media Africa the luxury digital platform in Africa has partnered with non-profit organisation Operation Hunger on the latter’s “Feed A Child” campaign. The campaign aims to highlight malnutrition in South Africa where 11 million South Africans go to bed hungry every day. This is also the biggest contributor …

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InterContinental Hotels and Resorts launches ‘Curated Experiences by InterContinental’ in South Africa

InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport offers exclusive experience at the only craft brewery located in an airport in the Southern Hemisphere InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts has announced its latest offering of memorable, sophisticated, and authentic luxury travel experiences for its guests visiting Johannesburg, South Africa. ‘Curated Experiences by InterContinental’ will …

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Brand stretching how Luxury Brands diversify their portfolios.

“Do not try to do everything. Do one thing well.” ~ Steve Jobs In layman terms, that could easily translate to ‘Stick to your lane!’ It’s necessary for luxury brands to align themselves to a specific universe or territory that a customer would immediately recall just by invoking the brand …

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New Camp Opening Makes Malawi More Accessible Than Ever

Robin Pope Safaris is giving travelers every reason to get off the traditional safari highway and venture from bush to beach in Malawi with the opening of their brand new Kuthengo Camp in unspoiled Liwonde National Park. Meaning “the wild” or “the bush” Kuthengo is located among fever trees on a large …

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Best Zambia Luxury Safari Lodges

Zambia is not very well known when it comes to Africa’s luxury safari lodges, something we are desperately trying to change. Our MD recently completed one of her many Zambia explorations and was once again blown away by the areas one can visit, and the luxury lodges one can stay …

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StockX Market: Buy Luxury watches like Stocks

Selling everything from high demand sneakers to luxury watches, the “Stock Market of Things”, StockX makes the buying of luxury timepieces like remarkably easy. StockX Market is a live, bid/ask marketplace (‘stock market’) for buying and selling limited edition goods. Everything from high demand sneakers to luxury watches. StockX ‘legit …

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A Special Release of the iconic Isabella’s Islay whisky, a 45 yr. old Single Malt Islay with only 25 bottles in total being made, Isabella’s Islay 45 yr. old Special Release is completely unique as this has never been released before by Isabella’s Islay and is the oldest whisky ever …

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