Win a Bottle of Highland Park 18 Year Old Single Malt Whisky

Orkney based distiller Highland Park is giving one Lusso reader the chance to win a bottle of their 18 Year Old single malt whisky. Considered by many whisky writers across the globe as the ‘industry’s favourite whisky’, Highland Park 18 Year Old is a masterclass of balance, complexity and refinement. Lingering layers of sweet honeyed malt, meet…
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Sweet Temptation At The Savoy

The most famous grand hotel ever is probably The Savoy. The most famous chef ever is probably Auguste Escoffier. His most famous dish ever is probably the Peach Melba, created in The Savoy – as it so happens – where it was initially rolled out on a swan made out of ice.   So, for The Savoy’s…
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Win The BAFTA Nominee Gift Bag

If like us, your BAFTA invitation got lost again in the post this year, then fear not as you can still fool your friends into thinking you were there. As the Official Champagne and Wine Partners to BAFTA, Champagne Taittinger and Villa Maria wines from New Zealand continue their love affair with film and are offering one…
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New Whisky Resolutions

The onset of Winter chill thinly veils an excuse to seek out new whiskies, although in all honesty I’d have to be set on fire before considering turning down a wee dram.   A crisp Winter morning and aboard the 90 year old Thames barge ‘Will’, I eye up the coal fire both warily and…
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Safe Jacker

JD and Oak – the perfect mix. At least it is when the wood in question has been in the form of one very special Jack Daniel’s barrel. Not just any barrel of Jack Daniel’s is granted the status of Single Barrel. Every so often, the Jack Daniel’s Master Tasting Panel discover a barrel of…
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The Effects of Crystal Mex: Patrón Tequila Teams Up With Lalique

This is one empty bottle of booze that you’ll need to keep from your bleary-eyed partner when they go to do the recycling, the morning after. Proving once and for all that tequila does, in fact, make us happy, Patrón Tequila has teamed up with historic crystal makers, Lalique, to produce Patrón en Lalique: Serie…
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WIN! A £200 Bottle Of The Macallan Rare Cask

With family festivities approaching, you’d be wise to bring some ammunition with you to impress the in-laws. Perfect timing because Lusso is offering you the chance to win a bottle of The Macallan Rare Cask, an appropriately complex whisky with a level of clout that will sway the most stiff necked of fathers-in-law. Just as the name implies, Rare Cask isn’t your everyday single malt. Crafted from…
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How Many Steps To Heaven? Why You Should Join Monaco’s First Ever Private Members Club

Members clubs across the world should take note, because when it opens its doors in 2016, Club Thirty-Nine will be the retreat to beat.   Set on Avenue Princess Grace, Monte Carlo’s Club Thirty-Nine launches in Spring 2016 <img width="110" height="110" src="https://i0.wp.com/lus.so/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/YuW_xnu5tDVS1Ar2PymnuFaEAPDuzhPr-khigqXtkE.jpg?resize=110%2C110" class="attachment-thumbnail size-thumbnail" alt="" aria-describedby="gallery-20-21902" srcset="https://i0.wp.com/lus check my reference.so/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/YuW_xnu5tDVS1Ar2PymnuFaEAPDuzhPr-khigqXtkE.jpg?resize=110%2C110 110w, https://i0.wp.com/lus.so/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/YuW_xnu5tDVS1Ar2PymnuFaEAPDuzhPr-khigqXtkE.jpg?resize=40%2C40 40w, https://i0.wp.com/lus.so/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/YuW_xnu5tDVS1Ar2PymnuFaEAPDuzhPr-khigqXtkE.jpg?zoom=2&resize=110%2C110 220w,…
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Lusso 40 Out Now

‘Life Begins at 40’ said American psychologist Walter Pitkin in his 1932 self-help book of the same name. ‘This is the revolutionary outcome of our New Era. Today it is half a truth. Tomorrow it will be an axiom.’ Life expectancy in medieval England was around 25 years and only reached forty sometime around the…
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