New & Noteworthy

The King’s Ginger Liqueur Berry Bros. & Rudd first formulated this bright, sweet, and naturally spicy liqueur in 1903 as a pick-me-up for King Edward VII. It must have worked, because that same...
Singita Lebombo and Sweni Lodges, Kruger National Park, South Africa Singita’s Lebombo and Sweni lodges—two sister camps located on the remote eastern edge of Kruger National Park—represent the...
1956 Porsche 356 Carrera 1500 GS Speedster When automobile importer Max Hoffman urged Porsche to create a stripped-down, entry-level version of the 356 for the American market, the Stuttgart carmaker...
The first notable hotel to open in Sydney since the 2000 Olympic Games, the Darling debuted in October in the city’s bustling Darling Harbour precinct. The hotel is housed in an inverted, 12-story...
Las Alamandas, Costa Alegre, Mexico Las Alamandas’s time should have passed. An "it" spot for the "in" crowd in the 1990s, the casually, intimately, and eccentrically chic Mexican beach resort was...
The discovery last year of a rare 1955 alloy-bodied Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing was not the ultimate barn find, as originally reported. In order to be found, it had to have been lost. But the former...
Since 1994, under the guidance of Dr. Bill Lumsden, master distiller and head of whisky creation for Glenmorangie , this Speyside distillery has been producing a series of highly successful “wood...
Defined by its vast landscapes and violent weather, Patagonia demands its visitors arrive with a sense of adventure. For adventurers who prefer a luxury resort to a wind-rattled tent, Chile’s new...
At this 7,500-acre estancia and its lone 17-room lodge, guests can watch ostrichlike rheas grazing on the surrounding Patagonian steppe. Day trips by horseback, mountain bike, and four-wheel drive...
That the flagship offering of Moone-Tsai Winery is not a single-estate wine but a blend of different varietals from different vineyards in some of Napa Valley’s most prestigious growing regions is...
Depictions of Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and other landmarks that athletes and spectators might visit while they are in London for the Summer Olympics are etched on the $8,000 Prestige Skyline Bowl...
It seems ridiculous to call them speakeasies or hidden bars when they are some of the most celebrated craft cocktail establishments in the United States. But 12 years after Sasha Petraske opened Milk...
At 43 feet long, the Wally One ( www.wally.com ) is the smallest model from the Monaco-based builder. But its shape is as aggressive-looking as those of the brand’s larger vessels. And like all of...
‘‘My wife’s brother died in California, leaving quite an estate,’’ reads an 1879 letter from Stalham Wing in Napa Valley to a friend in Ohio. His family sent him out to settle affairs, he explains in...
Striking in its simplicity and purity of form, the Cartier Juste un Clou collection ( www.cartier.com ) revives Aldo Cipullo’s industrial nail designs in a series of 18-karat-gold rings and bracelets...
ENGLAND Coworth Park ASCOT With its swan-shaped table bases... MORE FRANCE Cap Estel EZE Near Monaco on the Côte d’Azur, this 114-year-old seaside mansion on five palm-fringed acres offers 28...
Like a high-performance penthouse apartment at sea, Vertigo combines the advanced naval architecture of a racing yacht with the comfort and style of an upscale urban home. The 220-foot sailboat,...
Ron Bacardí de Maestros de Ron Vintage MMXII Eight former Bacardí master blenders—all of them descendants of Bacardí founder Don Facundo Bacardí Massó—contributed to this special-edition rum, which...
Three years after its debut as a concept, the KEF Blade loudspeaker ( www.kef.com ) has arrived in production form. The speaker’s "Single Apparent Source" technology pairs four side-firing woofers...
BOTSWANA Abu Camp OKAVANGO DELTA Completely revamped in 2011, this 20-year-old camp remains the best lodge for hands-on interaction with African elephants. Join Abu’s herd for a ride or walk through...
Gulf Craft , the Dubai-based builder, has unveiled the Majesty 135, the crown jewel of its fleet. As the yard’s largest yacht to date, clocking in at 135 feet and with an almost 27-foot beam, this...
An ocean apart, two extraordinary meals start with carrots. At Noma, René Redzepi’s Copenhagen restaurant twice voted best in the world, the vegetables come planted in a clay flower pot, their green...
In the demure world of fine jewelry, where designers tend to play it safe when working with tens of thousands of dollars in diamonds and gemstones, Wilfredo Rosado is shaking things up. One of his...
AUSTRALIA Saffire Freycinet TASMANIA Breathe the world’s cleanest air and swim in its most pristine water at this 20-suite retreat set within view of Freycinet National Park. The suites—and a...
Offering locked-in flight-hour rates, the JetSuite Card ( www.jetsuite.com ) represents another private-air-travel option from the Southern California–based charter-flight provider. The $100,000 card...
Mercedes-Benz had a good year in 2011, selling nearly 250,000 passenger vehicles in the United States alone—from C-Sedans to G-Wagons to SLS AMG Gullwings. But with such sales comes ubiquity:...
The line between furniture and art has long been a blurry one. From Louis XIV’s baroque-inspired armchairs to Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s iconic Barcelona chair and Salvador Dalí’s pop art Mae West...
Stuart Varney’s love affair with America started with a simple visit as a young man. “I really wanted to see America because that was the last big place I hadn’t been to,” recalls the 63-year-old...
True to their name, the limited-edition Ralph Lauren Modern Art Deco watches ( www.ralphlaurenwatches.com ) look as though they were crafted in the 1920s. They are discreetly sized, geometrically...
A list of the top 100 Resorts in North America from the Robb Report Editors.

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