THERE ARE SOME THINGS THAT MONEY INDEED CAN’T BUY.
And that’s what the creators and brand custodians of Le Logis, the spiritual home of the French brand Grey Goose, take pride in. Most of us still haven’t heard about this (read secret) château, because it’s not easy to score an invite. But if you are passionate about the French countryside and the traditional wheat drink, then you’ll find your way to this haven of tranquillity tucked away in the village of Juillac-le-Coq in the Cognac region, sooner than later.
On a sprightly fall afternoon, my production crew and I make our way to the 16th-century manor house to shoot the cover and cover feature for this year-end party edition of Travel+Leisure India & South Asia. Hydari is bewildered by the immaculate beauty of the place. I cannot help but soak up the surreal vibe of the centuries-old restored château. The structure was purchased by Bacardi in 2013, and after a year-long conservation project, it became the home for their brand, Grey Goose.
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Explore The Offerings Of Two Spirited Towns Of Montana - Bozeman And Livingston
Montana may be best known for its natural wonders, but look between the Rockies and the rivers and you’ll find a pair of spirited towns as well. BORIS FISHMAN visits Bozeman and Livingston, where you don’t have to travel far to find a great meal, an artfully designed hotel, or a collective of young creatives.
22 Places To Bookmark For 2022
It is a year of new beginnings. While the famous Maya Bay in Thailand is set to welcome visitors after a break, New Orleans is planning on letting Mardi Gras parades unfurl in their full glory once again. Save this list of destinations to ensure there is never a dull moment in 2022.
THE A LIST 2022
Travel+Leisure India & South Asia always strives to bring you exclusive stories of remarkable places around the world—through the lens of people. The Advisor List (A-List) is a reflection of this unique ethos. This year’s A-List has experts from various fields—travel, art, hospitality, fashion, gastronomy, and photography—who will offer exclusive recommendations, regale you with captivating tales, and keep you updated on all that is happening in the world of travel and lifestyle throughout 2022.
INTO THE WOODS
Setting out for the wilds of Utah, reluctant camper discovers that sleeping in a big yellow tent isn’t quite as bad as she feared.
Switzerland’s serene Engadine Valley has become the unlikely star of the European contemporary art world . Simon Will is discovers revolutionary works in a fairy-tale setting .
Anshuka Parwani - FITNESS GURU
Mumbai-based Anshuka Parwani turned to yoga after a bike accident forced her to take a break from her flying career. She is now a celebrity trainer, aerial yoga expert, and founder of the Anshuka Yoga gym. Parwani speaks with about her journey, the wellness trends she foresees, and recommended yoga poses for daily practice.
FOLLOW THE LOVE
AS TRAVELLERS, MOST OF US HAVE SEEN THE INCREDIBLE COUPLE IMAGES WHERE ONE PARTNER LEADS THE OTHER TO AN INCREDIBLE DESTINATION. RUSSIA-BASED PHOTOGRAPHER MURAD OSMANN AND HIS WIFE NATALY OSMANN PIONEERED THIS INSTAGRAM TREND IN 2011. TEN YEARS, THREE INSTAGRAM ACCOUNTS, AND OVER THREE MILLION FOLLOWERS LATER, THE MAN BEHIND THE CAMERA GETS CANDID ABOUT THE INCEPTION OF #FOLLOWMETO, THE LIFE OF AN INFLUENCER COUPLE, TRAVELLING WITH A BABY, AND THEIR NEW PROJECTS.
Qatar has an exciting line-up of hotel openings and events this year, including the much-awaited FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.
Joie de Vivre
Located in the heart of the most romantic city on earth, Le Bristol Paris is more than a hotel—it is a symbol of Parisian elegance.
YOUR BEST SHOT
Surya Ramachandran was an entrant in our ongoing ‘Your Best Shot’ contest. Submit your best shots at email@example.com, or use the hashtag #telltnlindia and tag @travelandleisureindia on Instagram, to stand a chance to get featured on this page.
Man With a Plan
The eternal optimism of Thibault Manekin.
Mastering The Classics
Everything you need to know to make the ideal cocktail for every occasion
The Rum Diaries
An overlooked spirit comes into its own, and it’s cause for celebration
The Tequilero Who Made Patrón a $5.1 Billion Business
Master distiller Francisco Alcaraz crafted the agave spirit that changed tequila forever. Will Bacardi dilute it?
Bacardi predicts 400% growth in no and low alcohol in next four years
Family-owned spirits company predicts no and low spirits category growth from current $100m to $500m RSV in Western Europe by 2024. New Europe-wide Bacardi ‘Less is More’ campaign will help bars, retail and e-commerce partners tap into this booming sales opportunity The ‘mindful drinking’ trend has accelerated this year – one in three (36%) across UK, France and Germany plan to drink non-alcoholic cocktails or ‘less but better’ this holiday season. Bacardi tapping into trend with a much-loved portfolio of mindful drinks including MARTINI Non-Alcoholic Aperitivo, MARTINI Fiero vermouth and ST-GERMAIN elderflower liqueur
Bacardi adds sparkle to this holiday season with a Festive Décor Set, curated in partnership with Social Studies
Complete with a styled tablescape, bar tools and cocktail recipes to make celebratory drinks, the Bacardi Holiday-At-Home Set is designed to elevate cocktail hour this season
Time To Look Beyond Old Monk
Unlike whisky, vodka, and wine, rum has surprisingly never really caught on in the premium segment of the Indian alcohol market
The Doers Club home edition
After successfully commencing a series of playful gourmet food & highball experiences Pan-India last year, by bringing together a power pack chef and celebrity food enthusiast duo in each dinner in order to double up the experience and digital approach to curate the culinary experience for its consumers, this year Dewar’s has launched The Doers Club home edition, a uniquely crafted an amalgamation of home gatherings through its signature experiential platform, The Doers Club. Vijay Dev, Consumer Marketing Lead – Whiskies, Bacardi India Pvt. Ltd. elaborates on the programme.
Bacardi unleashes The Creator's Hub and Living Victoriously
Aastha Gupta, Brand Manager - Premium White Spirits (India & SEA), Bacardi India Private Ltd., explains the two marketing programmes Creator’s Hub and Living Victoriously, the company is unveiling in India for it’s two brands Bombay Sapphire and Grey Goose. Creator’s Hub supports the bartender and Living Victoriously creates exceptional home celebrations in partnership with hotels.
Bacardi fights against plastic pollution with 100% biodegradable spirits bottle
The world’s most eco-friendly spirits bottle will biodegrade in 18 months as Bacardi swaps crude oil for seed oil as petroleum-based plastics are replaced by plantbased ‘wonder material’ – a silver bullet in fight against plastic pollution. Bacardi to eliminate at least 3,000 tons of plastic currently produced annually and help move needle for entire industry by sharing new technology with competitors