Monthly Archive: October 2010

Oct 19

The Fairmont Royal Pavilion Hotel Barbados

Fairmont Royal Pavilion Barbados St. James, Porters BB24051, Barbados 246-422-5555 http://www.fairmont.com/royalpavilion TOLL FREE (866) 540-4485 TEL (246) 422-5555 FAX (246) 422-0118 E-MAIL royalpavilion@fairmont.com I am a picky person when it comes to hospitality and customer service. I have been fortunate enough to do a fair amount of traveling throughout the Americas and the Caribbean. Still …

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Oct 18

Salvatore Ferragamo Fall Winter 2010 Collection

  There’s not much more that can be said about Salvatore Ferragamo. This Italian luxury goods company has created moment after moment in closets for years. Additionally their men’s loafers are only rivaled by few. Here are some key looks from their upcoming men’s Fall Winter 2010 collection. Pin It

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Oct 15

Mionetto Prosecco Brut D.o.c. Review

  I love champagne. While my love for the bubbly runs deep, I can still appreciate sparkling wines. Last week I came across an impressive Italian bottle. With my pleasure let me introduce you to Mionetto Prosecco Brut.

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Oct 15

Zino Platinum Crown Series Double Grande Cigar Review

Binder: Connecticut Shade Wrapper: Sungrown Ecuadorian Connecticut Seed Tobacco:  Peruvian Ligero and Dominican Republic Length: 7 1/5 Ring Gauge: 50  In these tough economic times, a fine cigar is definitely a luxury item.  In fact some cigar manufacturers skew some of their brands in that premium smoke zone to attract high profile customers. A prime example …

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Oct 13

Santiago Gonzalez Leather Goods

Santiago Gonzalez is a men’s leather goods brand that is produced by Nancy Gonzalez who is famously known for her crocodile purses. I happen to get a preview of these leather goods the other day while stopping by Bergdorf Goodman. Pin It

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Oct 11

Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes d’Or Vintage 1998 Champagne Review

Nicolas Feuillatte is a champagne house that I always admired from a far but never pulled away far enough from Madame Clicquot or my favorite bubbly of all time Moët Hennessy’s Dom Pérignon to really give it a try. Long known for their signature Brut portfolio, Feuillatte also produces the prestigious Palmes d’Or.

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Oct 11

New York Food And Wine Festival 2010

The Food & Wine Festival took place in Manhattan last week and I was fortunate enough to get a spicy all week pass to the festivities. Presented by Food & Wine Magazine and Travel + Leisure, the third annual New York  Food & Wine Festival hosted over eighty different wine and spirit brands, and over …

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Oct 07

Quoddy Boot Collection

Quoddy is a men’s footwear company based out of Maine. Everything is handsewn and their craftmanship is top-notch. I happen to see some of their styles and I was immediately impressed. Pin It

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Oct 06

Panerai PAM 360 Watch

Founded in 1860, Panerai is an Italian watch maker that has been long respected for its unique style and longstanding commitment to quality. Their watches are so sought after, that fans of Panerai have dubbed themselves “Paneristi”. Pin It

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Oct 06

Cohiba Robusto Cigar Review (Cuban)

Binder: Cuban Wrapper: Cuban Tobacco:  Cuban Length: 5 Ring Gauge: 50 In the world of stogies, no cigar is more coveted and sought after than the Cuban Cohiba. Meaning tobacco in Taíno, Cohiba is the most popular cigar brand in the world. With the United States embargo in place since 1960, Cuban cigars have reached …

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