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♪ >> welcome to bloomberg pursuit where we celebrate the finest things in life. bloombergsursuits is la grippe media magazine. -- la grippe media magazine. that luxury is not just about buying. >> it is about doing and one-of-a-kind experiences. we are going to take a
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werari for a joyride >> and catch up with a victoria's secret model. manhattan's suffolk arms. and a mixologist who created this whole bar. bar on the i. and we are trying to capture the spirit of new york. you will see the history of new york in the cocktails and music. trying to connect it all. >> about these cocktails, what is this? >> everyone thinks when they come in it is an english pub. everyone comes in and asks for this. it is an easy drink. >> can i try it? it is delicious. this looks familiar to me. a tuxedo in burgundy.
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this was featured in our fashion shoe. -- fashion shoot. --he was one of six mix cop mixologist that we featured. >> the important part of this is the gift guide. >> i have asked him daddy to walk us through -- tim daddy to walk us through some of the highlights. >> these are some of the most luxurious items you can purchase for the highlights. mixologista ralph n -- ralph lauren mixologist set. it is full of people on horses. it is very luxurious. >> how does this play into this? you have the plaid pattern on
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the inside. the color of the pillows and the curtains. and you have the opportunity to make four really great drinks. etched with glasses the signature polo player. you have brass coasters. a decanter and these cute little toothpicks in the shape of a polo mallet. >> how much will this set me back? >> $4000. >> i want to talk about this. >> this is the montclair jacket. it is $2000 and it is the most fashionable think you can wear on the slope this winter. >> what is this on the hood? >> rabbit fur. it is a bunny coat. >> i am a little bit excited about this. >> this got me thinking about my
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reporter. >> welcome drake. >> he went to lake tahoe. tell us about your story. always wanted to learn how to ski. i have been a snore -- a snowboarder my whole life. i felt like snowboarding was less age-appropriate but it is hard to learn how to ski when you only live in new york. i decided i needed an immersion course. i found a place with a really good ski program and found when of their best instructors and spent three days with him all day learning how to ski. after three days, i got pretty comfortable. northstar has a intermediate terrain so i could get down pretty comfortably. and it has a lot of nice amenities so you compare for yourself when you are done.
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my instructor had a lot of great tips. some of this was physical. some of these are counterintuitive wings when you are thinking about up and down versus side to side. and a lot of it is just doing it. unlike learning mandarin or the piano, you can over the course of what is essentially a long weekend, get pretty good at it so it was satisfying. in a different kind of vacation could take you to bristol bay. in alaska. >> you can find a collection of world-class fishing lodges. >> it began 28 years ago. create awas to
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sportfishing lodge that had comfort, luxury, and service which was beyond the level previously available. i like to describe my own personal mission all -- mission statement. hospitality and interaction with nature. tours of thes some most bountiful rivers in the world. guests can take a small propeller plane to catch a glimpse of the pacific. easy.is not very you have to have knowledge of where they are. you have to have a bush airplane and a safe place to land. it is a unique opportunity that we can offer. to experience the walrus.
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♪ there are about 200-300 animals here. they are all males. everyone has their spot. they are all well rested. as the group gets larger and tighter, everyone has to shift in bed eventually and you see a lot of uneasiness. >> as our world becomes more populated, fewer, wild places like this become harder and harder to find. jonathon: that looks awesome. my question is how did you come about bristol bay? >> this is a once-in-a-lifetime trip for our viewers. jonathon: you can find out more on bloomberg.com/pursuits. bollinger invites us to a champagne harvest. >> we create some holiday sweets.
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jonathon: and a supermodel sits down with us after a long day of shooting. ♪
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♪ welcome to bloomberg pursuits. intelligent luxury magazine. not ask for a better cover model. jonathon: a supermodel. >> she is obsessed with her charity effort. ♪ it started off with my agent.
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he came back full of stories. he told me i had to go and he could not stop talking about how amazing it was over there and we had to change something because of the crisis going on. i said i will go for myself i want to see what is going on. ♪ that is when i gathered all of my friends and everyone i know in the industry and we came up with a beautiful campaign calls -- not on my planet. -- when weeings don't want to forget something, we tie a knot. to not forget about elephants. because we feel like everyone should be able to donate. the great thing is that 100% of
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the proceeds go directly to the organization. we happen working with them for over five years. it sends out a very positive message. we teach young children around the world to protect themselves against hiv and aids. and we teach them how to have safe sex and break the taboo and talk about safe sex. it feels so good to be able to give back. i feel like i have gotten very lucky. i was born this way. iworked to maintain that but think most of it is luck. and that is why i want to give back. i wanted to check back in with our host, gisele b gonzalez. signature one of our
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cocktails. it includes apricot and lemon. >> it is absolutely delicious. .> it is our higher proof take >> can you tell me about the drawings all over the bar? the first one is with al smith. my favorite new yorker. the first catholic to run for the u.s. presidency. >> i hear you are also a fan of j.p. morgan. >> he bankrolled thomas edison. >> what about a woman? there are a ton of women on the wall. >> i am puerto rican. i am a big fan of sonja sotomayor. she had me at hello. i commissioned an artist.
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she did the majority of them. >> they are stunning. since we are on the subject of drinking, we took a trip to bollinger vineyards to see how they make their vintage champagnes. >> in the heart of the french there are the old french vines. in the mid-1800s, they were ravaged almost 40%. this small plot of bollinger never caught the disease. i do not know when. >> about 40 workers specially
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trained to handle the delicate, extra right grapes, harvest the whole plot in just two hours. the grapes are immediately pressed on the bollinger property. barrel to taken from bottle. >> you put the bottle in our seller and when the wind is ready, we sell it. we sell 1000, 2000, or 5000 bottles a year. -- eurosls for about and up to 5000 for older vintages. >> it is very powerful and very fresh. it is amazing what goes into a bottle of champagne. pothat goes better with a -- a glass of champagne then something very sweet.
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we went behind the scenes to this bill are to see how the magic is made. ♪ >> being a pastry chef to most people meant being a pastry chef dining restaurant and creating fanciful desserts. my approach to desserts is that luxury can and should exist in a vehicle that is more accessible than a four or five hour tasting meal. opened milk bar and we have been rocking ever since. i wanted to in a bakery that was different and quirky from what you could find. american bigore goods. since 2008, we have just over 10 retail stores in new york, d.c., and toronto. and we are starting our pilgrimage out west. the grasshopper cake is layers
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of chocolate chip cake, layers of chocolate cake, creamy mint filling. some chocolate crumbs and cookie and cream filling all layered in different varieties to make the perfect layer cake for the holiday season. we spent four months testing this cake. we need to expand our wings and grow to reach people that love indulgence and who are curious about all of these ingredients. jonathon: let us get another look. >> i wanted to talk to you about one of the big guns in the gift guide which is this diamond and sapphire and necklace. it has 44 sapphires and 118 white diamonds. each of the sapphires that get bigger as you go around work and
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selected by a jeweler. someone was sitting in front of a tray full of millions of dollars of sapphires and saying -- i like this one and i like this one. if you look closely it links together by all of these invisible thought numb wires which makes it an incredible piece. >> this necklace is so stunning. looking at it and thinking we have to put it in the gift guide. how much money would i have to pay for this? >> there is a reason we have a security guard just off-camera and why i am wearing these gloves. it is priced upon request. if i were to guess, i would say it was $700,000. >> i want to know about the watch. >> also on the list is the tiburon. tiger theset the
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watches are complicated to make. withave to get a sand out tiny hammers on a wire. it took the company 10 years to develop the sound. it is beautiful and quite loud. so you can see the whole thing in action. >> how much was that set us back? >> $460,000. jonathon: a 300 year old recipe for a bluesy punch. a fieroest drive through the canadian rockies.
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welcome back to bloomberg pursuits. gonzales,with just 70 the owner of suffolk arms in manhattan. anothere talking about beverage we are featuring in the magazine. it was re-created by one of my favorite bartenders from london. cognac, red wine, a splash of soda, rated nutmeg. it is easy to make and beautiful for the parties. >> thank you so much for being our host. cheers. are aboutif pursuits spending your time and money well, what better way to spend it done in a ferrari. >> the mountains surrounding banff, canada is a playground or the luxury traveler.
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this will fit right in. the 230 $2000 convertible is aggressive to drive but supremely comfortable. it even has a backseat. it makes you feel ready for any adventure. everyone said that if there is one thing to do on this trip, it was to take the bugaboo trip.pter it is so worth it. this is where the sport of hello skating got started. the private helicopter flight to the bugaboo lodge is short and delightful. >> the trees are just changing color. >> as the large, you can take a hike or ski in the winter or you can just have a light lunch on the lawn and enjoy the spectacular scenery and pleasant company of the lodge's half. this is beautiful. >> one of the most beautiful
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places in the world. once you have been safely reunited with the ferrari, head to chateau lake louise. will arrive there just in time to watch the sun slip behind the mountain trust the lake. lake. mountain across the hello. thank you so much. safe with theri hotel valet, you can relax and have a cocktail at the end of your exciting day. plenty of people at bloomberg that want her job. it is bloomberg driver and columnist. what is for really doing in the rockies? >> it is a great question and probably not the first car you would imagine being in the canadian rockies but it is actually the perfect car to take
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on a road trip because it is a force a car and it has -- all-wheel-drive. it is the only for every that has those practicalities. if you have a child or two or some luggage. it is you are you comfortable for a long distance drive during the day. a lot more than other for a recent that you might drive. >> you just had a one-day whirlwind tour. this car is practical but it is still very much a ferrari. you still get the roar of the engine, the feel and the sound. jonathon: that is what you want. not to practicality. -- not practicality. we also caught up with alexander rossi making the transition from formula one two indy. >> we also have a profile of alexander rossi in our magazine. the indie 100 in may and he is a first american rookie to do so in 90 years.
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on how he is the great hope of american racing. jonathon: how difficult is it to make it in indy? >> it is actually easier. it is not as exclusive. he believes he can make a name for himself in this one. jonathon: we will be back because we have so much more to get through. >> this is a harvey told set by our money. one of the things that was interesting to us is that our money makes a toolset? there is leather on the outside. you open it up and you have a basic tool set with wrenches and pliers and a couple of screwdrivers. jonathon: what is a toolset doing in the gifts -- in the gift guide? >> it is a most beautiful toolset. jonathon: $1500. i just might get someone to do the work for me. >> i want to talk about one of my favorite items in the gift guide. he staring's. -- these earrings.
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ninthy were made by a generation jeweler. it is a lotus flower design. that is made with a gem becoming more popular with connoisseurs. toi will do my best windblown supermodel look so you can get a look at those. jonathon: i hope that at $78,000 that someone else is paying. pursuits can be found at bloomberg.com. >> what was your favorite story? the victoria's secret angel, take her for a drink, and then a ride in the ferrari. i have learned that you cannot buy everything so i will take the road trip and the ferrari. >> you can buy some stuff and mine are these earrings. jonathon: bloomberg television
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