2019 FOOD & WINE CLASSIC IN ASPEN
Delectable plates and the finest tipples are paired with the fresh Rocky Mountain air at the annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado. Mingle with celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers, and epicurean insiders for the indulgent weekend – three incredible days of cooking demos, wine tastings and panel discussions by world-class chefs and wine connoisseurs. Foodies can choose from over 80 cooking demonstrations and wine seminars led by celeb chefs and wine experts, such as Stephanie Izard, Jonathan Waxman, Laura Werlin, and Mark Oldman.
The Miami and Hong Kong events have garnered a lot of media attention in recent years but Art Basel has a history in Switzerland that dates back to 1970. It’s been described as the barometer of the art world, bringing together over 4,000 artists and leading galleries from across the globe, with a full program of talks take place each day. Exhibitions and events are also offered by cultural institutions in Basel and the surrounding area, creating an exciting, region-wide art week. For those who can splash a bit more cash, fully immerse yourself into the Unlimited sector, Art Basel’s platform for projects that transcend the classical fair booth. Visitors can pay extra for exclusive VIP access to Unlimited and a complimentary Unlimited catalogue.
London has begun to pulse with the anticipation of the summer season and the ripples are spreading out to some of the season’s most iconic events. None, however, manage to combine the high-paced thrills and high-society hospitality of Royal Ascot. Britain’s most valuable race meeting attracts many of the world’s finest racehorses to compete for millions of pounds in prize money. Simply put, Royal Ascot is anticipated and revered the world over and those in the know have already started to plan their wardrobes, fragrances, jewellery, et al. The full style guide is available via our website.
SUPERYACHT CUP PALMA
Europe’s longest standing superyacht regatta is a staple for yacht owners, captains and crew in Palma de Mallorca. The four-day event makes the most of the reliable breeze in the bay, which provides some of the most idyllic racing conditions in the Mediterranean. The participating superyachts are all moored together stern-to in the Superyacht Cup Regatta Village located at Muelle Viejo with the iconic Palma Cathedral and Palm tree lined Paseo Maritimo providing a stunning backdrop.
LE MANS 24 HRS
Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France
Embrace your inner Steve McQueen at ‘24 Heures du Mans’, the world’s most gruelling motoring event. The 87th edition of the prestigious event is around the proverbial corner and various ‘behind-the-scenes’ VIP packages are available for those who want to get a sniff of the action. Project 100 Sport (www.project100sport.com) offers an exclusive four-day VIP team sponsor hospitality programme with special team enclosure passes, VIP helicopter flights over the track, the best seats in the house and pre-race grid access.
MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
For its 40th anniversary, the Festival is expanding in the city and announces a new site in Verdun, Quebec. This year promises a typically stellar line-up, including Norah Jones, Chet Faker, and Bryan Adams as well as a host of jazz artists, naturally.