By Kylie MacKenzie Sophisticated, timeless and casually elegant, Pretty Beach House guests come to embrace natural beauty and connect with the earth. Here, heart and soul were the driving force for local artists work-ing tirelessly with owners Karina and Brian Barry to create a quintessentially Australian home away from home.
Part of a personally curated collection of properties originally assembled for family and friends for their exclusivity, beautiful surroundings and exquisite amenities, Villa La Cassinella and Villa Centinale are as unique as they are pleasurable. Star Studded Lake Como A secluded private estate on the western shores of the famous
Monochromatic glam: A look that’s bold and eye-catching By Edilka Anderson Described by some as the good kind of “matchy matchy,” making the choice to go with monochrome basics promises to give you a timeless, almost never go out of style look that remains both pleasing and charmingly versatile.
Heavenly hosting Nothing says summer like alfresco dining. 5 Tips to get the look 1) Spend time garden planting and grooming. 2) Get ready to savour clean air and fresh ideas. 3) Create intimate private areas for dining. 4) Add ambiance with crisp, white linens. 5) Treasure moments outside with
The Hess Collection 19 Block Mountain Cuvée 2016, Mount Veeder, Napa Valley, California, United States (LCBO: 18879, $54.95).
A terrific, juicy Californian red wine blend of Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Petit Verdot grapes from vines planted at 2,000 feet above sea level in the winery’s estate vineyards on the steep slopes of Mount Veeder. Deep purple in the glass with liquid dark cherry, black raspberries, blackberries, dark chocolate, cracked pepper, savoury and toasty oak spice flavours vibrant on the palate. Food pairings: Grilled meats, meat lover’s pizza, meaty stews. Alcohol: 14.5%. Sweetness: Extra Dry. 750 ml. Drink: 2020– 2030. Score: 92/100.
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Best in the neighbourhood Any poolside party, garden party or gathering on a penthouse terrace will be stylish and professional with the fully outdoor mobile bar for open-air living spaces. dometic.com Perfect al dente Handcrafted in Italy from hammered stainless steel, this slots into your existing pot and is