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Ed Kilduff needed just four weeks to develop the prototype of the Original Rabbit Corkscrew, but the actual product didn’t hit the market until three years later. During that time, the designer shuttled back and forth between his Brooklyn apartment and China, where the corkscrew was being made.
I organize yacht charters for the 1% and love my job. I take care of everything for them, from ordering KFC to $12,000 Pinarello bikes.
Alex Coles, 43, is a bespoke yacht charter broker based in London.
He organizes private yacht trips for UHNW clients that can cost over $100,000 for seven days.
A cluster of barnacle-covered wine bottles stands out among an otherwise pristine collection inside the floor-to-ceiling wine fridge at Ceto, the marine-inspired restaurant at new Côte d’Azur hotspot The Maybourne Riviera. Bearing the imprint of the deep sea, these underwater wines tell a story of life at the bottom of the ocean. “People are curious about why the bottles are dirty, or why they are covered in shells,” says Ceto’s Chef Sommelier, Victor Bigot.
IT doesn’t take long to slip into holiday mode at Les Prairies de la Mer on the coast of southern France.
In fact, as we completed check-in at the palm-fringed reception kiosk, the atmosphere was so tranquil I was instantly in the mood for a chilled glass of rosé — a local specialty.
More than 100 different fruits and vegetables have taken root in Nemo’s Garden, with other underwater domes on the horizon.
No one is immune from the global shortage of Champagne it would seem, not even the world’s one percent. “More and more people are getting richer, but they are not making more Champagne,” says Claire Mottershaw. “So we’re stocking up aggressively.”
In her line of work, running out of Champagne is akin to being cleared out of sparkling water. Last year, she says that she sold a figure over 1,000 bottles of Dom Pérignon alone.
With the pandemic driving a boom in superyacht charters, more and more people are taking to the water for their first yachting experience. But while some superyachts can cost more than a million a week to charter, you don’t need to outlay seven figures for your own yachting vacation.
Jacques Tranier used to believe that putting ice in wine was sacrilege. But one hot August night in a bar on the Côte d’Azur, the managing director of the Vinovalie winemaking cooperative in Southwest France witnessed something revelatory.
“Two women were [each] drinking a glass of rosé full of ice cubes,” says Tranier. He was intrigued. “It seemed fresh and new enough to be interesting.”
In season two of Netflix's ‘Emily in Paris,’ producers found the South of France they were looking for in Villefranche-sur-Mer, a waterfront village 75 miles east of St. Tropez.