The most exclusive fragrances in the world have no signature scent. Rather, the season's yield decides the aroma of each bottle at Ffern - an organic perfumery based dually in Somerset & East London.
Ffern, an organic perfumery, appears four times a year, always in a different form with different base and head notes and new ingredients and accords. Created in both Somerset and east London by brother and sister Owen Mears and Emily Cameron, they are counting down the days till the release of their fragrant autumn equinox and winter solstice scents.
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Described as “60 acres of Hampshire, bottled”, Exton Park prides itself on being locally sourced, ensuring the consistent, high-quality production of exceptional English sparkling wines. As a single vineyard producer, their unique approach to sustainable winemaking and commitment to creating a natural ecosystem situates them in a niche position. The importance placed in the distinct “magic” chalky soil found in all nine plots is carefully nurtured by the vineyard director Fred Langdale and his team, who use the most natural methods possible to meticulously cultivate their 120,000 vines and, come harvest time, select the ripest grapes to be swiftly transported to the purpose-built winery at the top of their vineyard. The grapes are pressed plot-by-plot, in order to retain the variety of distinctive flavours and then the fresh juice is fermented for the first time, creating still wines which are added to Exton Park’s special reserve library.
The eighth annual Love Lamb Week ran from the 1st - 7th of September, showcasing the sustainability of UK sheep production, whilst also reminding consumers of the exceptional taste and quality that UK lamb brings to the table. In particular, the distinctive and delicious Gower Salt Marsh lamb originating from a small farm in South Wales.
Even during nightfall, Alila is a remarkable site. The way that it sits on a clifftop plateau along Bali’s southern coastline with no distractions apart from panoramic Indian ocean views and the powerful crashing of the waves amidst the very streamlined architecture, makes one feel like they’re at the edge of the world here.
The Fairmont Maldives is one of the first resorts to initiate their coral regeneration project, in this special Q&A Mr. Orton the General Manager tells us more.
This exceptional paradise in the Maldives comes with stellar service and design-led villas. We find out how Renato and his staff embrace The Ritz Carlton ethos here in the Fari Islands.
From glass bottled waters for all guests which are refilled on-site, bamboo packaged amenities to their Ambassadors of the Environment Program, we asked the resorts Marine Biologist, Katherine Mason to provide more insight into their initiatives.
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