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Dr. Hans Liebherr founded the Liebherr Group of Companies in 1949. Since then, the Liebherr group has gone on to become one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of refrigeration and has earned a reputation for performance, innovation and care for the environment. Today Liebherr provides an extensive range of wine storage equipment to the world market. Incorporating the latest climate technology, they provide precisely the right conditions for wines to mature in peace and reach their peak of flavour. Including a state-of-the-art electronic control system, unique compressors and a host of thoughtfully designed features, these appliances are specifically tailored for storing your wine in the best condition.
Spicers Retreats are a premium luxury accommodation provider, with a unique ability to combine luxury bespoke accommodation, award winning food & wine offerings, quality onsite experiences and personalised service in unique yet accessible locations.
With 9 stunning destinations less than two hour’s drive from Brisbane and Sydney, and with all being perfectly matched to their surrounds, each Spicers destination offers an exclusive private escape from the everyday.
Each Spicers Retreat explores a unique take on luxury – from country cottages at Spicers Hidden Vale to French suites at Spicers Clovelly Estate, from rainforest villas at Spicers Tamarind Retreat to the highest non-alpine lodge in Australia, Spicers Peak Lodge, from the eclectic urban retreat of Spicers Balfour Hotel to the African inspired romantic escape in the Blue Mountains that is Spicers Sangoma Retreat. From a 5 star guesthouse in the Hunter Valley to the transformation of heritage listed townhouses into a luxury boutique hotel in vibrant and quirky Potts Point, every Spicers destination sits perfectly in its place and is a truly unique and memorable experience.
Spicers Retreats also provide a comprehensive gourmet dining offering. Ranging from award-winning Thai delicacies at Spicers Tamarind Retreat to a 2 hatted restaurant at Spicers Clovelly Estate and paddock to plate cuisine at Homage Restaurant, all Spicers restaurants are led by creative chefs with a passionate mandate to provide exceptional food and wine sourced primarily from local and regional producers. Currently, Spicers holds 7 chef hats across 4 restaurants, making it the most awarded restaurant group in Australia.
To complete the Spicers experience, each destination has a focus on the outdoors and encourages guests to explore outside the walls and grounds of the retreats as well as offering unique on-site experiences.
Visit www.spicersretreats.com for more information.
Schott Zwiesel’s intimate connection with the art of glass making started in Zwiesel in 1872, when the first melting furnace was laid down. Since then, their success has been fuelled by the marriage of traditional skills, a constant desire to enhance the materials and technologies worked with, and their sheer fascination for glass. Specialists in the manufacture of drinking glasses, the creations are developed in co-operation with experts such as sommeliers, leading chefs and cocktail experts. Schott Zwiesel together with Australian Fine China, are established and trusted brands supplying many leading restaurants, hotels and homes of everyday people around the globe.
"Schott Zwiesel and Australian Fine China, are established and trusted brands within the hospitality industry around the globe. Our next step is to take our superb range of stem and table wear into the homes of people who enjoy life. Selector magazine has produced a program unlike any other which directly takes our brand to lovers of food, wine and lifestyle – our ideal customer. From creating educational features to designing targeted offers, which to date have proven very successful, to promoting our stemware for members events, tastings and photo shoots – this program sets us up to achieving our goal of educating as many new devotees as possible, as to the benefits of using Australian Fine China and Schott Zwiesel when enjoying good food and wine."
Oceania Cruises is the world’s top-rated, upper-premium cruise line and offers an unrivaled combination of the finest cuisine at sea, elegant accommodations, personalized service and great value. Award-winning itineraries visit more than 330 alluring ports in Europe and the Mediterranean, Asia & the South Pacific, Australia & New Zealand, Canada & Alaska, the USA and Central & South America including the Caribbean.
Whether aboard the 684-guest Regatta & Nautica or the new 1,250-guest Marina & Riviera (launched in May 2012), elegance and luxury is beautifully blended with intimacy and warmth. Oceania’s mid-size ships offer large-ship amenities thus all the indulgences you could possibly imagine. The ships naturally exude a warm, inviting ambiance that instantly allows you to be yourself and at ease. They are refreshingly casual and friendly, almost like being in a private country club of like-minded members where everyone knows your name, but without any pretension or the need for tuxedos and evening gowns. The moment you step onboard, you know - this is no ordinary cruise experience.
The Finest Cuisine at Sea
Oceania’s very own Executive Culinary Director - renowned Master Chef Jacques Pépin – keeps a watchful eye over the five-star menus that are all prepared and served à la minute. Dine where, when and with whom you choose in up to six distinctive open-seating gourmet restaurants - all offered at no additional charge.
The moment you step onboard, you know - this is no ordinary cruise experience.
Asian Inspirations works to inform and ultimately aims to take consumers on an adventure into the heart of authentic Asian cuisine and culture.
The history and culture rooted within Asia have become a part of the unique and diverse range of Asian cuisine that we have today. In essence Asian cuisine is a combination of stories, eating culture, symbolism and everyday way of life which is what makes it so fascinating. From the aromas, textures and flavours of Asian cuisine, Asian Inspirations provides everything from authentic recipes to information about Asian ingredients, products and tips to help you turn your weeknights into memorable dining experiences.
To further our consumer’s experience, Asian Inspirations and Wine Selectors have developed a partnership in hopes to explore and to unify an unexplored relationship between wine and Asian cuisine.
Whilst wine has been generally associated with Western cuisines a partnership with Wine Selectors and Asian Inspirations represents the tie of intricate aromas and flavours of Asian cuisine together with the sophisticated and elegant tastes that Australian wine we have to offer.
Asian Inspirations hopes to enrich people’s experiences and allow people to gain a deeper and full understanding of the meaning behind "authentic" in Asian cuisine.
Make Asian Inspirations the ultimate destination for your Asian food experience.