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Advent Calendar 2022: Gifts in the total value of over CHF 2’400

Advent Calendar 2022: Gifts in the total value of over CHF 2’400

24 fabulous gifts for gourmets and active people, with a touch of sustainability in the total value of over CHF 2'400 - that was our Advent Calendar 2022. Big, or small, from Switzerland, Germany, or Austria... it is via all our partners that we could offer you fabulous gifts this Christmas. Many thanks to everyone! And thank you to you as well, cherished blog readers and community, for following our adventures. We are happy to know you are part of our extended network and...

EICMA: International Motorcycle and Accessories Exhibition – Milan, 10.-13.11.22

EICMA: International Motorcycle and Accessories Exhibition – Milan, 10.-13.11.22

Milan is once again the center of the world for the two wheelers! The 2022 edition of the motorcycle and bicycle industry exhibition at Fiera Milano Rho 1370 welcomes 1370 brands from 45 countries. EICMA, acronym of International Motorcycle and Accessories Exhibition is, at the world level, the most important trade fair event for the entire 2-wheel sector and represents the marketing tool of ANCMA, the Confindustria Industrial Association of which the most prestigious...

May Review: Bye Spring, Hello Summer!

May Review: Bye Spring, Hello Summer!

"We roamed the fields and river sides, When we are young and gay; We chased the bees and plucked the flowers, In the merry, merry month of May." - Stephen Foster May, commonly referred to as the month of merriment, was rather busy for us. With most Corona measures being lifted almost everywhere, events start to take place again. We receive invitations to travel, explore and dine, and also organise our own events. Besides that, we met many cool people from near and far this...

Sipsmith: Interview with Gin Mastermind Jared Brown – The Birdyard Vienna – Blackbox Cocktail Challenge

Sipsmith: Interview with Gin Mastermind Jared Brown – The Birdyard Vienna – Blackbox Cocktail Challenge

To most of you drinks enthusiasts out there this man will need no introduction. To those who don’t know: @mixellany2 on Instagram is no other than Sipsmith Master Distiller, photographer, award-winning author, consulting drink historian Jared Brown. For Fabdrinx, Erhard met him for a short interview at the Sipsmith Event and Blackbox Cocktail Challenge at The Birdyard Bar in Vienna. Among industry professionals and spirit connoisseurs, the name Jared Brown is commonly...

Tasting Whisky in Vienna: Mighty peat from the Isle of Islay

Tasting Whisky in Vienna: Mighty peat from the Isle of Islay

Among the Scottish Whisky regions, the Isle of Islay is the most famous when it comes to peat content in whisky. The island is situated on the West Coast of Scotland at about the same latitude as Glasgow and Edinburgh. The southernmost island of the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, it is often referred to as "The Queen of the Hebrides". The island's capital is Bowmore. It currently houses eight Islay Whisky distilleries, of which six produce only peaty malt.     Smoky,...

White Turf St. Moritz: A Highlight Every Year

White Turf St. Moritz: A Highlight Every Year

Since 1907, the Engadin is hosting one of the most traditional horse races in the world: White Turf St. Moritz. The event takes place over three consecutive weekends in February, on 6th, 13th and 20th. Following the iconic Snow Polo, White Turf St. Moritz also is a top-class event: it combines exciting horse racing, fine catering, attractive music and art performances in front of a unique mountain backdrop on the frozen Lake St. Moritz. The organiser is St. Moritz Racing...

Tiki Match 2021: Celebrating the Island Life – Vienna, Nuremberg, Berlin, Graz

Tiki Match 2021: Celebrating the Island Life – Vienna, Nuremberg, Berlin, Graz

Tiki Culture: You want to escape the grey but, for known reasons, are constrained to stay put in your hood? All that’s in the cards right now is a virtual trip to the Caribbean? Escape the dull, one tiki cocktail at a time!     Some like to drink them, some like to make them, and some even like to show off their skills! If the spirit of tiki is strong with you and you want to share your talent with the world, the Tiki Match by Old Judge Spirits Edition 2021 is...

Snow Polo St. Moritz with Maserati

Snow Polo St. Moritz with Maserati

From the archives: Snow Polo World Cup St. Moritz with Maserati. Ana jumped in to cover this event, a wonderful occasion to sparkle and shine. The stay Maserati had organised was at Hotel Kempinski Les Bains St. Moritz - a splendid 5-star establishment! In the evening, there was private dining for us at Hotel Bellavista Sutlej in Silvaplana. The next day: the Snow Polo World Cup. It was wonderful: the excitement and adrenalin during the matches, the glamour, the champagne....

ArtGenève: Ruinart showcases two artists and their exclusive works

ArtGenève: Ruinart showcases two artists and their exclusive works

Maison Ruinart is a patron of contemporary art and design. Since 1896, when André Ruinart commissioned the Czech artist Alfons Mucha to create an advertising poster, the Champagne House has enjoyed close and longstanding relations with the art world. Ever so often, Ruinart chooses well-known artists and gives them carte blanche for the creation of special projects. The Maison also supports major art fairs around the world. For the sixth consecutive year, Ruinart...