James Blair SHERWOOD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-08-08
Education Yale Univ (BA)
Books & Publications Publications Orient-Express, a personal journey (2012)
Recreations tennis, skiing, golf, sailing
Clubs Pilgrims, Mory's, Hurlingham, Mark's, Idle Hour Country
Style James Sherwood, Esq
Career Lt (jr grade) US Naval Reserve 1955-58; mangr French Ports and asst gen freight traffic mangr United States Lines Co (Le Havre and NY) 1959-62, gen mangr Container Transport International Inc 1963-64, fndr and pres Sea Containers Ltd (Bermuda) 1965-2006, fndr Orient-Express Hotels Ltd (chm 1987-2007, dir 2007-11, chm emeritus 2011-); estab Harry's Bar (with Mark Birley) London 1979; restored and brought into regular service Venice Simplon-Orient-Express 1982; prop Capannelle Wine Estate Gaiole in Chianti Italy 1997-, prop Panorama Farms (Tulbagh Cape Province S Africa) 2014-; memb Cncl Save Venice Inc; tstee Solomon R Guggenheim Fndn NY, memb Pres's Cncl on Int Activities Yale Univ, tstee Oxford Philomusica; hon citizen Venice; Order of the Southern Cross (Brazil)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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