New & Noteworthy

After many years of searching, Davidoff’s master cigar blender, Hendrik “Henki” Kelner, realized a lifelong dream by finding an area in the Dominican Republic—the Yamasá valley—that could grow an...
Furniture craftsman Robin Wade believes in leaving well enough alone. He runs a “slow studio” in Florence, Ala., by which he means that each bench, chair, and table—whether console, coffee, dining,...
Due north of New Zealand’s popular resort city of Queenstown, a vast and beautiful wilderness remains largely inaccessible to tourists. Hikers can tramp into the South Island’s 1,373-square-mile...
Otahuna Lodge, a Relais & Châteaux property, reopened last month after a six-month renovation. The 116-year-old Queen Anne–style homestead has been restored to its authentic British colonial...
The exquisitely crafted furniture of Istanbul-based Dorya is so well regarded in its native country that the office of the Turkish presiden t recently commissioned the firm to outfit the interiors of...
The latest addition to Jumeirah’s resorts, Jumeirah Vittaveli, opens on September 1 in the Maldives. The resort’s 91villas and suites, which range from $1,140 to $10,000 per night, each feature a...
There’s nothing remotely ordinary about the 2012 Bentley Continental GT coupe, with its singular blend of supreme opulence and brute force. And yet, buyers of such remarkable vehicles are a...
Like Wilkes Bashford in San Francisco, Mitchells in Greenwich, and Jeffrey in New York, Scott Hill has been an iconic retailer in Los Angeles for more than 20 years. So it came as somewhat of a...
Cigars and single malts are a classic combination, and in 1998, Dalmore paid tribute to this perfect pairing by introducing the world’s first cigar single-malt Scotch. Unfortunately, it was taken off...
To help master the artful combination of smoke, fire, and meat, the Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort in Solvang, Calif., is now offering a three-night, four-day BBQ Bootcamp. From October 27 to 30, up...
Forty venerable watchmakers, including Harry Winston , Montblanc, Breguet , Van Cleef & Arpels , Chopard , and more, have each created a special timepiece for the fourth annual Only Watch charity...
Customizable dining allows foodies freedom to explore their palates, learn about food and wine, and more. Now, with the Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara’s new Simply Irresistible dining...
To celebrate the July wedding of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco to Charlene Wittstock, Lexus gave the couple something a bit nicer than a toaster: a very special version of its...
The Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is offering guests exclusive access to one of its three presidential suites overlooking the Las Vegas Strip with a new getaway package called “The Suitest Thing.” The...
The fashion-conscious Italian mosaic firm Sicis has teamed up with famed French couturier Christian Lacroix to produce a new line of furniture that highlights the designer’s signature affinity for...
Classé’s handsome CP-800 stereo preamp/processor follows a recent industry trend to combine preamp, high-resolution digital processing, and support for computer and Apple product interfaces in a...
One of the most iconic yet elusive pot-still Irish whiskeys has been the multiple –award-winning Redbreast 12-year-old, along with its even more evasive cousin, Redbreast 15-year-old. This triple-...
You might be forgiven for drawing a blank at the mention of the name Zenvo , but the boutique European automaker is poised to make its existence known in a big way. The company’s ST1 supercar the...
Glenmorangie, the most popular single malt in Scotland, pioneered the “finishing” of its bourbon- and sherry-barrel-aged whiskies in barrels formerly used for other wines, such as port. But now,...
Though its aesthetic is modern and slick, Jaquet Droz ’s sporty Grande Seconde SW collection traces its design roots to an 18th-century pocket watch crafted by the brand’s namesake watchmaker, Pierre...
T he U.S. Marshals Service Northern District of Ohio will auction off an internally flawless, fancy intense 43.51-carat yellow diamond. The auction for the stone, which is about the size of a...
Danish Yachts recently launched its newest build, the 121-foot Shooting Star . With a carbon fiber hull and a pair of powerful 4,750 hp diesel MTU engines, this sporty yacht offers a top speed beyond...
There’s a natural flirtatiousness to the furniture of Janet Morais, a New York–born interior designer and brand manager who established Koket—on the strength of her nickname, “Janette la coquette”—...
Besides accelerating your gym results, Power Plate’s newest model, the my7, now acts as your own personal trainer, making sure you attain the customizable fitness goals you’ve plugged in. Body...
From its beginning as a classic Cuban brand to its transformation as a coveted Honduran classic, Punch has become one of the most popular cigars in the General Cigar lineup, thanks to its medium...
Sony Electronics has long been revered in the realm of professional audio—its monitor headphones are the frequent choice of top recording artists and engineers. With its newest set of ear cans, the...
For wine lovers who wish they had more time to research and try new bottles, Auberge du Soleil in Napa Valley is offering its Club Vin du Soleil, a new club membership that delivers quality, limited-...
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the E-Type Jaguar, and Bonhams auction house will give collectors two reasons to celebrate when it auctions a pair of spectacular examples on September 16...
From the desk of William J Curtis - Chief Executive Officer, Robb Report Magazine Firstly, how dare these people at Standard & Poor's - an American company owned by McGraw-Hill - take the...
A total of 22 yacht clubs from 16 countries and six continents will sail in the second New York Yacht Club (NYYC) Invitational Cup, which takes place from September 10 to 17 in the waters off Newport...

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