To celebrate ‘World Gin Day’ we have launched a £50,000 martini
Daffy’s is raising a £50,000 glass to World Gin Day with the world’s most expensive martini – served with a gin-spirational eight-day trail across the globe.
Available at London’s best independent gin bar, Merchant House, from the 11th of June until the end of the month, the Daffy’s Ginscapade will take customers on a luxurious trip of a lifetime. A bespoke trip curated by premium concierge service 360 Private Travel (http://www.360privatetravel.com/) visits some of the locations where the exotic botanicals that make the best London Dry Gin in the world are grown.
To guarantee that every drink is perfect along the way, Daffy’s senior mixologist and brand ambassador, will also drop by along the route, transforming the trip into the ultimate tailor-made Daffy’s experience. Brimming with industry knowledge, the personal mixologist will provide guests with a stimulating overview of the history and production process of Daffy’s as well as creating cocktails individually designed to complement their flavour profile and preferences – from bespoke cocktails in New York’s chicest bars, to creating a one of a kind Daffy’s blend infused with the fresh ingredients selected at the Moroccan botanical farm.
To purchase Daffy’s ‘martini – with a side of travel’ visit Merchant House from the 11- 30th June, priced at £50,000. @DaffysGin
For 360 Private Travel see www.360privatetravel.com.
London to New York
Fly first class from London to the home of world-renowned illustrator, Robert E McGinnis, famed for his ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ and ‘James Bond’ movie posters – as well as designing Daffy’s iconic artwork. A much loved artist of the Daffy’s founders, McGinnis was so inspired by co-founder, Mignonne, that he requested she visit his New York studio and become his muse for the bottle’s artwork.
Transferred from the airport by limo, you’ll stay in a suite at the St Regis hotel for two nights. Built in 1904, the Beaux-Arts beauty is a well-polished monument to old New York with the lobby restored to its turn of the 20th century glamour.
The newly renovated suites feature Italian marble baths, silk wall fabrics and each room comes with its own 24-hour butler service. The hotel is a model of old-school opulence.
If sightseeing is your thing, enjoy a private tour of New York with specialist guide and private boat trip to see The Statue of Liberty. You can’t visit the city that doesn’t sleep without experiencing New York’s unrivalled nightlife, kick off your trip with a Daffy’s and tonic at the hotel’s ‘King Cole Bar & Salon’, which is a favourite of patrons including Salvador Dali.
As the sun sets, a nightlife concierge will be on hand to personally escort you the world’s best bars and clubs, including Dead Rabbit, where you’ll skip the queues and receive VIP table service.
New York to Balkan States (Croatia and Montenegro)
Flying from New York in Business Class, you will enjoy a taste of Daffy’s as you travel to the Balkan States where the gin’s juniper and coriander botanicals are foraged.
Hop aboard your private, chartered luxury yacht from Dubrovnik to Sveti Stefan in Montenegro, visiting the stunning bay of Kotor en-route and spending 3 nights in Montenegro’s world famous hotel/ resort Aman Sveto Stefan – known for its 15th century architecture and expansive forested estate.
Famed for its seafood and cured meats, guest will dine in Montenegro’s best restaurant – The Queen’s Chair, perched high above the Queen’s beach: a tiny, immaculate horseshoe of sand with fig and olive trees at its fringes. After dinner, guests will be poured a taste of Montenegro with expertly blended cocktails featuring Montenegro’s infamous ‘Grape Brandy Loza’ and local herbs including angelica, cardoon and fennel.
1 Couples Spa treatment included.
Croatia to Morocco
Fly from Dubrovnik to Marrakech via private jet where you’ll see first-hand where Daffy’s source their orris root botanical – the ingredient which gives Daffy’s gin its complex floral notes.
Your private chauffeur will take you to the Atlas Mountains where you’ll spend three nights in Richard Branson’s Kasbah Tamadot – staying in a Berber Tent on a full board basis.
The award-winning Kasbah Tamadot was bought by Richard Branson during one of his famous ballooning expeditions – and its Berber tents are perfect for those looking for a little more adventure.
With an intimate fireside bar for pre-dinner cocktails and a stunning dining area complete with wonderful views, the world famous Kanoun Restaurant serves delicious local cuisine, marrying local produce and flavours. Known for its aromatic ingredients and interesting flavour combinations, guests can expect to have their Moroccan dining experience complimented with expertly blended Daffy’s based cocktails mixed with local ingredients including cumin, fava beans and cinnamon.
End your trip with an incredible private trek through the Atlas Mountains, experiencing the breath-taking Atlas Mountain range and the deep yellow sands of the Sahara, journeying by camel and by foot, taking in a wide range of Morocco’s oldest and wildest sites.
Morocco to London
Finish your trip on a business class flight back to London where you’ll arrive on home soil supremely well-rounded and quenched with culture – much like Daffy’s.