Cirrus Design’s SR22-G3 personal aircraft

Cirrus Design’s SR22-G3 is a luxurious, top-of-the-line, personal airplane built for upscale clientele looking to fly higher, farther, and faster in style. With lush leather seating, XM satellite radio, glass avionics and a full-plane parachute system, the Cirrus SR22-G3 offers customers exceptional value, extraordinary safety features, and exquisite craftsmanship. Base prices start at approximately $400,000 and clients interested in this chic plane can even customize color schemes, interiors and features.

More than a means of travel, Cirrus aircraft is a voyager’s sanctuary for comfortable transportation. Cirrus’ sleek, high-performance planes will truly transform any trip into an amazing. You can find a sales center near you, anywhere in the country, by logging on to www.cirrusdesign.com and typing in your area code.

Balblair Whisky

Balblair Highland Single Malt Scotch whisky is a super-premium malt, distinguished by its use of hand-selected vintages and devotion to detail.

Renowned for its contemporary appeal and sumptuous taste, Balblair is firmly focused on international luxury markets and is enjoying continued global success amongst discerning consumers.

At Balblair Distillery, on the shores of the Dornoch Firth in Edderton, Tain, each vintage is carefully chosen by distillery manager John MacDonald. Great attention is paid to the selection process and only the most excellent whiskies – those that have reached the peak of their perfection – are picked and named after the year of their casking. Those vintages currently available - Balblair 1975, Balblair 1989 and Balblair 1997 – are each unique but share the whisky’s core style: vanilla notes, rich fruit characters, spicy tones and a creamy, smooth finish.

To complement its mantra of ‘originality, good taste and fine quality’, Balblair has been building partnerships with outward-looking, like-minded brands including Mackintosh Rainwear, wall-paper and textile designers Timorous Beasties and Scottish, contemporary artist, JoLoMo in an effort to shift traditional stereotypes of Scotland both in the UK and abroad.

Furthermore, Balblair’s innovative approach and commitment to excellence has been recognized with a plethora of awards, including Gold and Gold Best in Class at the International Wine and Spirits Competition 2008 and Gold at the Scotch Whisky Masters 2008. Balblair also contributed significantly to Inver House (its parent company)’s win as “Distiller of the Year” at this year’s Icons of Whisky awards, beating hundreds of regional and global finalists.

Balblair - visit www.balblair.com


Ducati North America have announced the latest additions to its iconic Monster line of “naked” sport bikes, the Monster 1100 and 1100 S models.

The arrival of the new Monster 1100 and 1100 S models increases the displacement of the redesigned Monster family, which defines the naked motorcycle and has been staking its claim worldwide as the new icon of Italian excellence.

The 'less-is-more' philosophy behind all Monsters underlines Ducati's never-ending pursuit of genuinely compact, high performance motorcycles; but these new models have succeeded in being even more 'pared down' than their predecessors. The Monster 1100 weighs only 371 lbs (369 lbs for the S version), making it by far the lightest bike in its category.

The new Monster 1100 design perfectly balances sports performance, riding pleasure and stunning looks. With its single-sided aluminum swingarm, high-spec componentry, race-oriented chassis and 15 years of evolution, the Monster 1100 now takes its place at the head of the Monster family.

The Monster 1100 S is a pure concentrate of light weight, power, design and exclusivity. The 'S' features fully adjustable 43mm titanium nitride coated Ohlins forks and progressive Ohlins rear shock absorber with adjustable pre-load and return damping. Carbon fiber cam belt covers, silencer guards and front fender reduce weight by a further 2.2 lbs. The distinctive gold five spoke wheels of the Monster 1100 S give it the elegant style and same sporting look as historical Ducati race bikes.

Both versions of the new Monster 1100 come with removable single seat covers and neat micro-bikini fairings; and are powered by the charismatic two-valve 1100cc Desmodromic twin-cylinder engine that boasts 95hp at 7500rpm and an impressive 79.5 lb/ft of torque at 6000rpm.

The base selling price for the Monster 1100 is $11,995.