Cliff was knighted on 25 October 1995 and as an Entrepreneur, Sir Cliff Richard has become joint owner of the Arora International Hotel in Manchester, which opened in June 2004. He also owns a rather fine Quinta in the Algarve, Portugal, where he is involved in the production of wines at the Adega do Cantor (“Winery of the Singer”), a state-of-the-art winery in Guia, near Albufeira. In 2006, Sir Cliff Richard received Portugal’s equivalent of a knighthood in recognition of his 40 years of personal and business involvement in that country. Sir Cliff Richard's premise is that his decision not to adopt the "sex, drugs and alcohol" image expected of rock stars, then and now, was the truly avant-garde choice.[wikipedia]
The legendary Sir Cliff Richard & The Shadows got reunited and performed at the Royal Variety Performance in 2008 singing The Young Ones|Willy And The Hand Jive|Move It with Bruce Welch (left) and Hank Marvin (right).