Life & Culture

What Are The 10 Most Expensive Wines in the World?

What Are The 10 Most Expensive Wines in the World? What happens to the value of a bottle of wine if you drink it? It’s a conversation that must often happen around the dinner table after the host announces that he has purchased a bottle of wine with a value soaring into the thousands. And does cost always equate to quality? Often that’s not the point – it’s the rarity that gives these valuable vintages...

YSDS – A Case Study in Art Logistics

The art logistics world is facing challenges and responding with technological innovations. We find out how from Charlotte von Knorring, Head of Art and Fine Art at the global logistics leader YSDS. What are the main functions of an art logistics company?At YSDS, we provide our clients with a global and comprehensive art logistics service, offering logistics consulting, expert packing, shipping & documentation, installation and state-of-the-art storage facilities. YSDS’ dedicated art teams have gained extensive...

Reconnecting With the Essentials: Andalusía’s Sotogrande Resort

An interview with Marc Topiol, Chairman of Sotogrande SA • Who was responsible for the development of Sotogrande?Sotogrande was established in 1962 by Joseph McMicking. Having seen the idyllic coasts and wild natural scenery in the area, Joseph bought five neighbouring fincas around the Guadiaro River estuary. His idea was to establish a luxurious residential development within a stone’s throw of the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, and this idea became Sotogrande. Since its inception, Sotogrande has...

Sony World Photography Awards 2021 Winners Announced

The World Photography Organisation has announced the overall winners in the Sony World Photography Awards 2021. The Photographer of the Year title and accompanying $25,000 (USD) cash prize and a range of Sony’s digital imaging kit is awarded to the documentarian Craig Easton (United Kingdom) for his series Bank Top. Also announced are the ten category winners alongside 2nd and 3rd place of the Professional competition as well as overall winners of the Open, Student...
What are the World’s 10 Most Expensive Cars?

Life & CultureWhat are the World’s 10 Most Expensive Cars?

What are the World’s 10 Most Expensive Cars? The super-rich always want super-cars. Here we have a look at the World’s 10 most expensive cars money can buy new – of course the Quentin Willsons among us will know that auctioned classic cars fetch much higher price tags, with a classic race-driven Ferrari setting you back around £50 million, but that’s a very volatile market and prices, as they say, may go up or down....
Death of HRH Prince Philip at Age of 99 is Announced

Life & CultureDeath of HRH Prince Philip at Age of 99 is Announced

Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, died on Friday 9th April at the age of 99, Buckingham Palace has announced. In a statement shortly after midday, the palace said: “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.” The Duke of Edinburgh, who was the longest-serving consort in British history, had returned to Windsor Castle on 16 March after a month in hospital. Boris Johnson said he “inspired the lives of countless young...
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