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A Miracle?

We do not walk on water at Orford Music nor do we transform water to wine… but we do transform wine to Music!, and this ladies and gentlemen is nothing short of a miracle…
Chiaretto, Chia-ret-to, Say it out loud! Key-are-et-to!, Now say it out louder!! Chia-ret-to!!! Aaah, both of us are singing from the same hymn book now. This is a call to arm yourself with a glass of chiaretto from the Italian Bardolino region. Chiaretto is another way to say: “We want it crisp, dry and preferably outside…”
Not polishing the silver but the gold leaf inlay…
…on the occasion of unveiling its Eagle 8 Dawn Collection
link to Orford Music fund raiser on the 7th of July To place a bid on the Ronchi di Cialla lot, send us an email: link
The summum of sophistication! Elegance of another era: with a photo of his wife Bibi taken by the famous photographer Jacques Henri Lartigue in 1920 at theFrench Riviera Hotel du cap-Eden-Roc , let’s suppose it is a Chateau Margaux 1900 on the table… Margaux 1900 was deemed the wine of vintage by Michel Dovaz in the
  The Home of Rolls-Royce recently played host to a spectacular evening of music and conversation, in support of the Chichester Cathedral Roof Restoration Appeal. Attended by 150 patrons and supporters, the exclusive, ticket-only event began with Champagne and canapés, followed by an interview with Rachel Portman OBE, one of Britain’s most celebrated and prolific

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On the 2nd of May, Richard Sagala had the pleasure of organising a vertical tasting to a few lucky wine lovers in Canada of wines from the Italian Ronchi di Cialla estate (Friuli). A vertical comprising of 1983-1991-1992 and 2002 Schioppettinos and a 1984 Refosco. More bottles of 1991 got served at dinner following the
IMBA bespoke uniforms for the House-Yacht-Airplane. Please contact us with your requirements. Contact  
IMBA offers the finest damask linen for sale as well as bespoke uniforms for the House-Yacht-Airplane. Please contact us with your requirements. Contact Tel/SMS: +1514.655.2038 IMBA bespoke uniforms for the House-Yacht-Airplane. Please contact us with your requirements. Contact Tel/SMS: +1514.655.2038

Marino Braccu and Richard Sagala

Verona 7-8 and 9th of April, it was a pleasure visiting Vinitaly best wine producers in the company of Marino Braccu. Marino Braccu is the General manager and Head Sommelier of Otto e mezzo Bombana in Hong Kong, the only three Michelin Stars italian restaurant in the world outside of Italy. For the occasion, Marino curated

The subtle art of Damask linen

Depicted: a 1620 linen napkin NEWS: From now on, IMBA will offer exclusive rare and bespoke Damask linen to a discerning worldwide clientele.  
On the 11th of April, Richard Sagala gave at the Kedge Business School in Paris a six hours workshop on: The value of authenticity and what price for Excellence to the students of the Arts & Creative Industries Management program.    
It was a pleasure to meet Charles Curtis at the Five star Wines Competition. Charles Curtis MW is an expert about the the fine wines market. Visit him at Wine Alpha: link  
The quest for excellence at the international 5 Stars wines competition in Verona April third to fifth 2019
In Memory of my friend and associate Gérard Basset OBE, MS, MW, Wine MBA, Oiv Msc. (1957-2019) who left us on the 16th of january 2019, IMBA is creating a special prize dedicated to promoting excellence in wine service. Arguably the most wine titled person ever, respected and loved by all for his kindness and
Marc Almert, a young talented Sommelier from Germany just got crowned Best Sommelier of The World 2019 at the ASI Competition held in Antwerpen on March 15th. This is a First to win such a prestigious competition that early. My friend and partner, the late Gérard Basset, won it when he was twice the age of