New & Noteworthy

A conversation with the music mogul and hotelier. Island Records founder Chris Blackwell helped propel U2 and many other acts to stardom, but he is best known for introducing reggae—and Bob Marley—to...
In a drive through the Austrian Alps, the Mercedes-Benz GLS550 4Matic provides high levels of comfort and performance. A light freezing rain throughout the night had left slippery conditions in the...
First known as Timely Publications when it launched in 1939, Marvel Comics has captured the imagination of generations with iconic characters, socially conscious story lines and, most recently,...
Moët & Chandon , established in 1743 by the French wine merchant Claude Moët, has become one of the world’s largest producers of prestige Champagnes. The MCIII ($450), the Champagne house’s...
Audi’s entry into the SUV market came late in the game: Unveiled at the Frankfurt auto show in 2005, the Q7 followed the trail blazed by the likes of BMW, Cadillac, and Range Rover. Now, in 2016,...
Founder, Eataly Nine years ago, Oscar Farinetti took an old-fashioned concept—the food hall—and reimagined it as Eataly, the innovative showplace for Italian food and wine that has taken the world by...
Guessing the country of origin for a muscular 80-foot flybridge yacht usually comes down to two choices: Italy or England. Astondoa ’s yard is in Spain, however, and it has been building beautiful...
Alex Guarnaschelli, the executive chef of the Midtown NYC restaurant Butter , is no stranger to festive atmospheres—the last incarnation of her restaurant was known as the place to get your party on...
It’s known as the sport of kings, and with this year’s coronation of a Triple Crown winner for the first time in more than 30 years, horse racing’s elegance and excitement are back in the saddle...
As long as electric vehicles have roamed the roads, range anxiety has riddled those who choose battery power as their sole means of propulsion. Zero Motorcycles­­ (based in Santa Cruz, Calif.)...
The largest gem-quality rough diamond to be found on Earth in over a century is coming to auction June 29. Sotheby’s London will present the huge tennis-ball sized gem—dubbed the Lesedi La Rona...
It’s summer, and that means, inevitably, that it’s time to drink tequila . Sure, it’s fun to think iconoclastically and declare that the calendar cannot dictate what one wants to drink. But the lure...
While fans of Formula 1 gear up for the Monaco Grand Prix—held May 26 to 29—car collectors the world over will be racing to the RM Sotheby’s Monaco auction on May 14. Tracing the automotive industry’...
Co-President and Artistic Director, Chopard In addition to overseeing Chopard’s high-jewelry and ladies collections, Caroline Scheufele is a pioneer in—and an advocate for—the use of Fairmined gold...
Steamboat Bay Fishing Club hooks guests on the wilds of Alaska. I am braced and furiously cranking my fishing line when the humpback whale bursts from the Pacific Ocean. Just a few hundred yards from...
WhistlePig exploded onto the American whiskey scene in 2010. Having all but disappeared by the end of the 20th century, rye was then making a slow, steady comeback among bartenders and whiskey buffs...
Vin de Tahiti breeds balance from nature’s extremes. In a world overrun with imitations and spin-offs, uniqueness remains a rare commodity. That phrase, however, aptly describes Vin de Tahiti, which...
It’s time to upgrade your footwear with distinctive summer styles that exude an effortless elegance. This season’s top choices are colorful espadrilles made with sturdy rubber soles for beach or city...
The margarita is one of the world’s most famous cocktails, and it lends itself to experimentation like no other. Whether you’re throwing an epic cookout or just chilling around your pool, spice...
As daylight lasts longer and the temperatures become toastier, it is clear that summer is almost here. And what better way to celebrate the season than by exploring the Golden State behind the wheel...
Chairman and CEO, Abercrombie & Kent Since cofounding Abercrombie & Kent with his parents in 1962, Geoffrey Kent has explored every square inch of Earth—and brought along 400-thread-count...
In the Caribbean, new meditative programs bring mindfulness to the fore. The Bermuda grass is cool under my bare feet as I sit cross-legged on a leafy embankment near the St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort...
WhistlePig takes a page from the single-malt playbook with its latest release. When WhistlePig unveiled its 10-year-old, 100-proof rye whiskey in 2010, the distillery and its team—which includes...
Street-style savant and Bloomingdale’s former fashion director Josh Peskowitz has left his native New York City for Los Angeles in order to open Magasin —a menswear store curated for the refined yet...
The rumors are true: There is a bourbon shortage in America , which explains the lack of certain in-demand bottles—think Pappy Van Winkle , Four Roses Limited Edition Single Barrel , and W.L. Weller...
For the first time in culinary and smoking history, six of Europe’s award-winning chefs have combined their tastes and talents to create the Davidoff Chefs Edition , a limited edition 6x54 toro...
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you want to make the perfect impression on mom, you need the right gift. Whether jewelry dripping with multihued gemstones or watches with colorful...
Greubel Forsey and Philippe Dufour are reviving manual watchmaking techniques. Dubbed Le Garde Temps—Naissance d’Une Montre (The Guardian of Time—Birth of a Watch), Greubel Forsey’s latest...
Sometimes the need for speed cannot be satisfied by the average street car. So, for the driver who is serious about racing, a GT version of their favorite sports car might be the perfect way to...
With more than a half dozen pools, seven restaurants and bars, and nearly 300 guest rooms, the JW Marriott Los Cabos Beach Resort & Spa could easily have drowned in a flood of outsize ambition...

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