Food and Wine Pairing: 8 Surprising Snack Combinations for a Big Night In

As restaurants slowly reopen, getting to dine out again has its appeal—but there’s still something to be said for a night spent at home with good snacks and a great glass of wine. “Takeout, fast-food favorites, and inventive combinations can offer the gastronomic delight of a white tablecloth dining experience—if you know which food and … Continue reading “Food and Wine Pairing: 8 Surprising Snack Combinations for a Big Night In”

Herrick House and the Granary Art Gallery: The Former Estate of Melva Bucksbaum

The 14,000-square-foot art gallery and fine art storage facility, “the Granary,” is a standout feature of this bucolic 51-acre estate in the quaint town of Sharon, Connecticut. Known as Herrick House and the Granary Art Gallery, the property is named in part for its original owners and the quiet country lane on which it is … Continue reading “Herrick House and the Granary Art Gallery: The Former Estate of Melva Bucksbaum”

5 Top Health and Wellness Programs from the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels

With international travel and hotel stays set to decrease by at least 50 percent this year—according to digital research consultancy eMarketer—a trip abroad may not be on the cards this summer. Thankfully the world’s top hotels have stepped up to fill the gap, offering virtual health and wellness programs that range from spa treatments to … Continue reading “5 Top Health and Wellness Programs from the World’s Most Luxurious Hotels”

Electric Dreams: Take an Inside Look at the Future of Eco-Friendly Cars

Eco-friendly cars are set to ensure that the next decade of vehicle design will be the most revolutionary and disruptive since the automobile was invented. While the internal combustion engine (ICE) may have ruled the industry for more than a century, the world is targeting a future free from the CO2 emissions associated with fossil … Continue reading “Electric Dreams: Take an Inside Look at the Future of Eco-Friendly Cars”

Luxury Homes Provide Flexibility For A New Way Of Living, By LUXE Christie’s International

What you hear is true. In the past few months, luxury home buyers are looking for and purchasing large estates where they and their families can spread out and feel safe and comfortable. Oregon, especially near Portland, has seen an increase in luxury home sales in neighborhoods and towns where the homes provide a sense … Continue reading “Luxury Homes Provide Flexibility For A New Way Of Living, By LUXE Christie’s International”

A Spectacular Estate In Portland By LUXE Christie’s International

Imagine gates opening to a private resort, slowly making your way to the rustic-beamed porte cochere past beautiful mature, native landscape, and arriving at the front of an inviting estate that masterfully combines Craftsman charm, handcrafted artistry and Pacific lodge allure. The Montana buff-tumbled stone, cedar shakes, and copper and iron details create a truly … Continue reading “A Spectacular Estate In Portland By LUXE Christie’s International”

Luxury Real Estate Market Snapshot

On July 14, “The State of the Real Estate Market,” sponsored by Haute Residence as part of its ongoing luxury real estate webinars, offered a year-to-date assessment of selected luxury enclaves in North America: New York City, Northern New Jersey, Westchester County and Hudson Valley, New York; Clearwater/Tampa, Florida; the Cayman Islands; Houston, Texas; and … Continue reading “Luxury Real Estate Market Snapshot”

Tour the Historic Vineyard Estate Featured in the Portuguese Film “Magic Mirror”

Quinta Villa Beatriz, a jewel-like blue palace on the banks of the River Ave, is an 18th-century neo-Gothic masterpiece surrounded by 173 acres of landscaped gardens, ancient woodland, farmland, and vineyards in the heart of Vinho Verde, Portugal’s largest wine-growing region. Espelho Mágico (Magic Mirror), a 2005 film by legendary Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira, … Continue reading “Tour the Historic Vineyard Estate Featured in the Portuguese Film “Magic Mirror””

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