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  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
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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


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Vin de Constance 2014

In days of old, this wine used to be supplied to Kings. Still regal today! Burnished gold wine, beautifully aromatic and very delineated with note of roses, stone fruits such as peach, apricots and poached pears in honey and sugar coated roasted pecan nuts (some botrytis). Perfectly balanced with a fresh lift that prevents the
Having studied wine from 2009 to 2012 in Bordeaux, it’s only normal that I discovered this local treat. (delicious with coffee)…    
RR Commemorating the Czechoslovak Squadrons of the Royal Air Force The livery of Spitfires used by these Czechoslovak Squadrons inspired the Dawn’s solid Grey exterior and Black coachline. Inside, the door flight on the driver side carries the motto of the 313th Squadron: “Jeden Jestráb Mnoho Vran Rozhání” (“One hawk chases away many crows”), while