New & Noteworthy

“The art market is a complicated business because it’s so lacking in transparency,” says Michael Plummer of the art advisory firm Artvest. Plummer and his partner, Jeff Rabin, have X-ray vision into...
Los Angeles’s biggest and brightest new gallery proves that the day of the sterile, white-box art space is over. A visit to the 116,000-square-foot Hauser Wirth & Schimmel is like a trip to a...
Following the success of last year’s Grand Gelinaz Shuffle , culinary think tank Gelinaz is hosting the Walk With Us San Francisco culinary event , which will bring world-class chefs together for a...
We tend to think of sparkling wines for the holidays and other celebratory occasions. But the fact is, bubbles and barbecues, and other warm-weather activities, are made for each other. From smooth...
Abounding with rolling-green hills, picturesque ponds, and quaint villages, the English countryside is a scenic and endearing destination. For an unforgettable summer retreat, book a stay at one of...
A timepiece whose precision is matched only by its beauty, a Patek Philippe World Time wristwatch from 1949 will highlight Sotheby’s Important Watches auction in New York City on June 8. The very...
Conceptualized by Austin designer Ryan Street, the glass-encased Austonian penthouse encompasses the top two residential floors of the Austonian, a residential skyscraper in Austin, Texas. Because...
Each year, Coche-Dury’s Corton-Charlemagne is among the most expensive and coveted white wines in the world, with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti’s Montrachet Grand Cru often coming in a close second...
The appellation of Muscadet Sèvre et Maine lies where the Loire River empties into the Atlantic Ocean; its Muscadet grapes (known locally as Melon de Bourgogne) produce one of the most food-friendly...
Weingut Emmerich Knoll sits along the banks of the Danube in the heart of Austria’s most esteemed wine region, the Wachau. Its renowned Ried Schütt vineyard consistently delivers one of Austria’s...
Domaine Huet is widely regarded as the best producer in Vouvray, and the Clos du Bourg has been known to charm after an astonishing century of aging. Severely allocated due to ample demand and small...
Although the Grande Marque Champagnes are the most famous, boutique-grower Champagnes can deliver a depth, texture, and personality that are unmatched in terms of price-to-quality ratio. André Clouet...
First announced in May 2014, the Gulfstream G650ER ( a 2016 Best of the Best winner ) is the top of its class, with unmatched speed and range. Recently, the aircraft successfully claimed another city...
I have a confession to make: I am a sucker for classic yachts. Fantails, canoe sterns, and funnels tug at my heartstrings. I am also intrigued by how yacht designers turn a blank sheet of paper into...
Robb Report ’s June “Best of the Best” issue is on newsstands now! As selected by our editors, here is the best new jewelry for 2016 . Selection Guidelines: Only jewelry and related items that were...
With its clean lines showcased brilliantly in white rather than racing red, the Ferrari 458 MM (Mille Miglia) Speciale is the latest one-off stallion in the Prancing Horse stable. Based on the 458...
At 345 feet, NaoYacht D&E’s Sensations II superyacht concept is a mammoth of a vessel. With its elongated white-and-black exterior and smattering of circular windows, the formidable yacht makes...
Edited by Paulo Tumminelli, OAL-BB 50: The Alpina Book (published by Delius Klasing, $84) offers a comprehensive look at automaker Alpina and the philosophies that have driven the boutique marque for...
Mandarin Oriental’s first outpost in Africa is a true spectacle, where a double-height lobby is adorned with zellige tiles, and 50 acres of olive groves and gardens are set against a backdrop of snow...
Giant gold columns and red-velvet sofas may not be everyone’s taste, but there is no denying that this South American import is a showstopper. Alan Faena, the Argentine developer behind Buenos Aires’...
Fendi has made the jump from haute couture to hospitality with the opening of this seven-suite hotel within the fashion house’s former headquarters overlooking Rome’s Via dei Condotti. High style...
The brick building that anchors Four Seasons’ new Bogotá hotel was designed by the Colombian architect Santiago Medina Mejia in the 1940s as a collection of private residences. The 62-room property...
Breitling opened its New York flagship boutique on May 19 with a star-studded celebration attended by a long list of ambassadors, including Wayne Gretzky, Boomer Esiason, Morgan Hoffmann, Scott and...
While we were chatting with Pepe Raventós of Raventós i Blanc to get his Thoughts on Taste, we took the opportunity to ask for his culinary recommendations in and around Barcelona, in his native...
Still gleaming from the Gilded Age well into the early 1900s, a handful of capitalists came to symbolize success in the United States—branded both as benevolent philanthropists by admirers and robber...
Robb Report ’s June “Best of the Best” issue is on newsstands now! As selected by our editors, here are the best new restaurants for 2016 . Selection Guidelines: Restaurants must have opened,...
Whether roasting marshmallows over open flames at the end of a warm summer night or telling ghost stories around the fire, nothing says summer like a blazing campfire. These five stylish fire pits...
Penthouse 37 —the pinnacle of the only New York City residential tower designed by the legendary late designer Zaha Hadid—is now on the market for $50 million. Located at 520 W. 28th Street, the...
With Embraer’s Kyoto Airship project , the sumptuous surroundings of lavish retreats and luxury yachts may soon be de rigueur in the rarified air of private jet travel. Envisioned for the Embraer...
Denim: Tom Ford Best known for beautifully tailored suits, Tom Ford is also delighting his fans with denim. Since introducing denim offerings in his spring/summer 2015 collection, the designer has...

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