Rolls Royce – the “Spirit of Ecstasy”

It was 1904 when Charles Rolls and Henry Royce produced their first car, a twin cylinder Rolls Royce 10hp. Charles Rolls studied the chassis being made by Henry Royce, who had a reputation for building quality, long lasting engines, and had the foresight to add bigger engines to the frames Royce was building. This led […]

The Luxury Migration

There has been an uptick in luxury market activity from the recent pandemic More buyers are moving from dense urban areas to remote areas than ever before Luxury buyers are demanding amenities like finished outdoor spaces and fast, reliable internet service – luxury homes without these may not sell This summer just keeps getting hotter […]

The History Of The Iconic Mercedes-Benz Symbol

Karl Benz created the first “motor car” The Mercedes-Benz emblem roots date back to the 1800s The first Mercedes was a racing car This is the story of a star. In 1879 Karl Benz patented the very first two-stroke engine. Founding Benz & Cie in 1883, it was in 1886 Benz married his engine with […]

The Louisville Luxury Real Estate Market

My name is Ethan John Adams and I am a real estate professional from whom you will hear about the finest luxury deals on the market here at G.D. Herring. I will provide you with the information you need about markets all around the nation, as well as here in Louisville, Kentucky, to help you […]

The Cigar

The beautiful and nostalgic aroma of cigar smoke has been with me all my life. As a child, I remember vividly my uncle’s casual yet commanding presence, a highball in one hand and, in the other, an exotic and strange, yet compelling cigar. He would be the only one enjoying puffing cheerfully on one of […]

The Infinity Bottle

I love the infinity bottle. I grew up during a time when nothing was wasted. An infinity bottle is a way to use everything in your liquor cabinet and make some of the best spirit you’ve ever tasted. It’s very simple – take whatever “ends” of bottles of the same liquor you have on hand […]

Single Malt Scotch Laphroaig 10

It’s a cold, wet, wintery night, so my gentleman friend and I decided to have a special drink. Laphroaig 10 year is a scotch whiskey from the Islay region of Scotland (I like to pretend it’s hard to find). These are whiskies known for their rich smokiness, which is a lovely thing to enjoy by […]

A Neat Experience

Have you ever wanted to know how to really taste a spirit? You can water it down, pour it over ice or (heaven forbid!) hold your nose and drink it in one gulp. But have you ever really savored and appreciated the flavors of a spirit? If not, I’ve made a little guide to help […]