NOBLE MINDS

Interview with Bar Paradiso Barcelona Head Bartender Alessio Beltrami

Recently coming in third on the Top 50 Bars in the World for the fifth year running, Bar Paradiso Barcelona is the most acclaimed cocktail bar in Barcelona. During our visit, our experience included smoking cocktails, glow-in-the-dark glassware and even a visit to a secret room, not that we can tell you about it. With Alessio Beltrami at the helm as Head Bartender, the approach puts perfectly mixed cocktails front and centre, with great care and attention going into each and every concoction.

Designer Ferruccio Laviani on Design Principles

Designer Ferruccio Laviani on Design Principles

Join us for our interview with designer Ferruccio Laviani whose previous works include collaborations with Swarovski, Dolce & Gabbana and Moët Hennessy. Find out how he became a designer, how he defines modern design and what his favourite materials are.

Leaving behind Her Michelin Star for a Culinary Adventure: Interview with Julia Komp

Having recently returned from a gastronomic world tour, Michelin Star chef Julia Komp knew that she wanted to share the culinary experience with everyone and anyone. Julia’s new restaurant Sahila, is a non-stop tour of cuisines from around the world, without having to leave Cologne. We were lucky enough to sit down with her and hear how much of an influence her world tour has had on the menu.

Finally, Furniture That’s Good for The Planet – Johanenlies, The Ultimate Furniture Upcycler

Sustainability, good design and longevity – those are the three concepts that define the Johanenlies philosophy, that shines through each and every piece of furniture they create. From upcycling floorboards to creating beautiful pieces of furniture, these works of art will enhance any room.

Hofmann Group Director Silvia Hofmann on Leading a Culinary Empire With Integrity

Backed by strong principles and meticulous expertise, Silvia Hofmann is at the helm of Barcelona’s Hofmann Group, a collection of award-winning restaurants, cafés, a pastry shop, and a culinary school. We spoke with her to find out how she excels in her multitude of roles, leaves her mark on the brand, and honours her mother’s legacy.

Talking To Sips: Barcelona’s Most Talked-About Cocktail Bar

Since its highly-anticipated opening this year, Sips Drinkery House in Barcelona has drawn crowds in troves for its sleek design and indelible offerings. We spoke with Sips’ owners, world-class bartenders Simone Caporale and Marc Álvarez, to get all the details on their specific processes, their design collaborations, and the creation of their retro aesthetic.

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SELFCARE

Best Unisex Fragrances to Stimulate Our Mind

Our 7-Step Skin Care Routine

Often rituals lose their meaning, becoming a process of simply ‘going through the motions’ that no longer contribute much to our lives. When it comes to cultivating a facial routine, we benefit from simplicity. Equipped with the combination that best suits you, a skin care routine will no longer be a monotonous habit, but the most cherished practice of your day. Here is our selection of great beauty products!

Home Spa Sessions: The Products to Relax, Destress and Indulge in Your Own Home

From the products you use to the mood, you need to create, transform your house or apartment into your very own home spa with our guide on how to create the ultimate spa day at home.

8 Home Scents designed to inspire

Perfume tells a story. But just as important for the fragrances we use for the body are the ones our our homes. That’s why we selected 8 brands and their home scents we think you should know. Perfect for the cold winter nights.

THE WORLD OF WINE

Dreissigacker: A different kind of Riesling

Winery Rings: The Young and Experimental Winemakers

The brothers Andreas and Steffen of the Rings vineyard create wines that possess the taste and integrity of the organic process as well as the delicate edge of passionate experimentation.

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Schmidt Winery: From Soil to Glass

Optimal Maturation and Full Indulgence: Sparkling Wines for Special Moments

We went on a quest for the best sparkling wines. Supported by ex-star chef and winemaker’s son Norbert Schu, who not only has the best-equipped wine cellar in Germany, but also helps us with his experience to gain a completely new understanding of champagne and co. Cin cin.

COCKTAILS

Shaken or Stirred, It’s a Vodka Martini for Us Please

The Ultimate Daiquiri Recipes

One of the most popular cocktails across the globe, the Daiquiri, is the favoured tipple for millions. From Hemingway to your home, a Daiquiri is a cocktail that stands the test of time. 

Why We Still Love the Iconic Cosmopolitan Cocktail

3 Classic Long Drinks That You Can Make at Home

We grouped together three of our favourite classic long drinks that are as easy to make as they are delicious. Perfect to sip or to serve at your next dinner party. Enjoy!


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