International eXcellence Yachting
"I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best." Oscar Wilde
"Next to excellence is the appreciation of it." William Makepeace Thackery
"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way" Martin Luther King Jr.
"I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end." Abraham Lincoln
"We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life." Steve Jobs
$500,000 (for charity) - Screaming Eagle Cabernet 1992
- Technically the highest price ever paid for a bottle of wine. However, the price paid was for charitable purposes.
$275,000 – Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck: the world's most expensive Champagne.
The company was founded by James Purdey in London, England in 1814. James Purdey & Sons Limited hold and have held numerous royal warrants as gun and rifle makers, appointed by the British and other European royal families.
Holland & Holland
1. Billionaire Vodka
Price: $3.7 million - "Billionaire Vodka" will set you back a staggering $3.7 million. The wheat-based spirit is run through diamonds to remove impurities, and the 5-liter bottle is adorned with 3,000 diamonds and faux fur.
1. Burberry: Founded in 1856, this brand has a distinctly British attitude. Famous for its iconic trenchcoat, the company values luxury, quality and timeless style — and seeks to give these assets a modern expression.
1. Airbus A380 (Prince Alwaleed bin Talal) - $500-Million
- This double-decker behemoth is said to feature a garage for two Rolls-Royces, a stable for horses and camels and a pen for hawks. At $500 million one can only imagine travelling in such luxury.
Damien Hirst “Butterfly” Trek Madone
- The Spencer
50 miles torque-sensitive pedal-assisted power, high-quality Shimano gears and brakes, and a maintenance-free Panasonic engine.
10. Tokyo, Japan
1) Charles Dickens
: The grandfather of British fiction Dickens has some of the most memorable titles to his name. ‘Great Expectations’, ‘Bleak House’, ‘A Tale of Two Cities’, ‘A Christmas Carol' to name a few.