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Château De Montcaud opened a new gourmet dining venue, Restaurant de Montcaud. Located in the château’s Le Mas building, which formerly housed the estate’s stables, the newly opened restaurant offers guests seasonal cuisine, celebrating the best of the region with locally sourced, quality ingredients. Ambitious Head Chef Matthieu Hervé aims to put Château de Montcaud on the culinary map with the new opening and his inspirational creativity. Restaurant de Montcaud offers guests the choice of a delicious, seasonal menu, with dishes including scallop carpaccio served with apples grown in the neighbouring estate, succulent lamb and sea bass with clams and brussels sprouts. Those looking to sample a variety of flavours can opt for the menu degustation, which regularly changes ensuring returning diners continue to be surprised. Hervé’s refined cuisine is a revelation for all gourmets: a twist added to classic dishes results in modern French cuisine at its finest.  Savour…

The harmonies and sensibilities of precision watchmaking married with the masterful blending of fine fragrance come together in the line of fine timepiece manufacture Franck Muller in a line of five perfumes inspired by their watch complications. The result is a passionate expression, bottled and formed into a masterful collection of fragrances, crafted by the appointed perfumer for the Franck Muller brand, CPL Aromas. The group met to discuss the similarities of watch making and embarked on the task of perfume making, inspired by their watches. The collection is made up of five Eau de Parfums each one, inspired by a famous Franck Muller watch design. The five perfumes in the collection are : Color Dreams, Crazy Hours, Double Mystery, Aeternitas and Conquistador. Every fragrance uses only the finest raw materials and includes CPL Aromas’ exclusive Aromafusion™ captive ingredients, which means that the fragrance can never be copied because Aromafusion…

Primum Familiae Vini announces that Prince Robert of Luxembourg, representing the fourth generation of the Dillon family’s dedication to fine wine, has joined this unique association of historic wine families, taking the group back to its full 12 members. Domaine Clarence Dillon are the owners of three iconic vineyards in Bordeaux, Château Haut- Brion, Château La Mission Haut-Brion and Château Quintus. Under Prince Robert’s leadership, the family company have more recently created the super-premium Bordeaux brand Clarendelle, the Fine wine shop La Cave du Château, the 2 Michelin star restaurant Le Clarence in Paris and Bordeaux’s fine wine merchant, Clarence Dillon Wines. Prince Robert is a founding member, board member and President of the Cultural Committee of La Cite du Vin in Bordeaux, the world’s premier institution for celebrating the heritage and culture of wine. PFV was created to encourage and celebrate the special contribution that wine families have made…

Typical displays of fine timepieces have been shielded by glass cases, but the distance from the eye and often the glare makes it hard to see the item clearly. There is a new and innovative way that is changing showcases. A new patented free access display system by Dietlin Swiss Showcases has developed an invisible and infallible surveillance mechanism called the volumetric shield (VS) where a watch can be presented without a glass case. This protection system is undetectable and invisible delivered by an optical shield that is deployed around the product. It calculates spatial volumetric interference 40 times per second. Invisible and Powerful Protection Any object, even something minute, which alters this spatial volume will cause an audible and/or visual alarm to be triggered. This information is connected to a smartphone. No sensors or detectors are visible and the optical shield cannot be seen by the human eye. The…

The Foundation of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) invites you to discover the official 2018 pre-selection. The 72 pre-selected watches, divided into 12 categories, are competing to win one of the 16 prizes that will salute the year’s finest watch creations, including the prestigious Aiguille d’Or Grand Prix. Timepieces that Push Technical and Artistic Boundaries This the 18th edition of the GPHG has attracted record participation with representatives from all the major watch groups, as well as a number of independent Maisons. Creations being presented are from both large and small brands each vying in a unified spirit designed to enhance the international reputation of an industry that consistently pushes technical and artistic boundaries, while displaying impressive vitality. The 2018 jury, composed of approximately 30 experts and passionately dedicated individuals from a variety of backgrounds, who will meet behind closed doors in early November to evaluate the pre-selected…