Wines, Spirits and Cigars – Comte Des Cierges


Sophisticated Indian Flavours at Zaika


Sumptuously situated within a grade 2 listed, late Gothic revival Victorian building (it used to be a bank) with high carved ceilings, massive windows and plenty of original architectural features – a visit to Zaika is a feast for the eyes.

Fairmont Chateau Whistler Canada exterior

Fairmont Chateau Whistler review


Whistler is the Mecca of ski resorts in North America- and arguably, the world. Its world-class status was sealed in 2010 when it hosted the Winter Olympics. With 210 runs, from terrifying double blacks to blue runs for beginners, there is something for everyone – even if you don’t want to ski.

Three blue leather and polished metal Johnnie Walker Blue Label Porsche Design Chillers

Christmas drinks – Drinks21 recommend their top 10 for your cabinet


When it comes to the perfect pour or cocktail, drinks21 knows a thing or two thanks to its range of premium and super-premium ‘handpicked’ drinks. Carefully tried, tested and selected from ‘seasoned’ authentic producers located around the world, you can choose from rare boutique ‘finds’and exclusive listings to more well known brands.

Remy Martin 2 -2

Rare Rémy Martin Louis XIII Black Pearl Cognac to be auctioned at Bonhams for the discerning palates of Cognac connoisseurs


Lovers of fine Cognac are in for a real treat this September, for an exceptional selection of rare and vintage Cognac is to be auctioned at Bonhams. One of the highlights, and the item we, here, at CDClifestyle are particularly excited about, is an exclusive bottle of Rémy Martin Louis XIII Black Pearl Cognac bottled in a special limited edition black crystal decanter, estimated to fetch a price of between £5,000 – £7,000.

Suntory Yamazaki 18 year old whisky

The eternal pursuit of perfection in the art that is Japanese Whisky


When it comes to supercars there is no shadow of a doubt that this is an area where the Italians reign supreme, however, conversely when it comes to whisky, especially that of single or blended malts, this is evidently a territory where the Scots bestow the honours. Well, at least the latter had been my conception until recently savouring the delights of Japanese whisky, namely the Suntory brand.