Not since the 1977 launch of the Cent-Cinquantenaire that celebrated Grand Marnier’s 150th anniversary has there been a liqueur from the Marnier Lapostolle family of such depth and thoro
One might wonder whether Highland Park could match the quality of its 40-year-old Orcadian Limited Edition Series 1968 Single Malt Scotch Whisky, which won last year’s Best of the Best t
To make a superb extra añejo—a tequila aged three years or longer—requires not only a superb añejo but also an equally superb blanco, for they
Typically, single-malt Scotch is aged in ex-bourbon barrels and used sherry casks.
The Jaime Garcia Reserva Especial Limited Edition 2011 (www.myfathercigars.com, $16) is produced sol
The understated red-and-black band of Tatuaje Fausto (www.tatuajecigars.com, $8 to $8.75) gives no hi
With its spicy Sumatran binder and Honduran and Panamanian filler, Alec Bradley Black Market (www.alecbradley.co
This is not the first time Padrón cigars have been honored with a Best of the Best accolade, and we suspect it will not be the last.
Last year, at the end of a black-tie dinner, Davidoff introduced the Davidoff 100 Years Geneva (www.davidoff.com
The pigtailed Nicaraguan puro Domus Magnus (www.sagimports.com, $8.95 to $9.95)—whose name deri
If there is proof that big things come in small packages, it is the Arturo Fuente Hemingway Short Story Maduro ($6.75), a diminutive figurado measuring only 4 inches in length, with a ri
At L’Abeille (22.214.171.124.19.90, www.shangri-la.com), his plush new restaurant in the Shangri-La Hotel, P
For a time, Restaurant 1833 (831.643.1833, www.restaurant1833.com) seemed unlikely to become a stand
With its long, brushed-steel bar and sleek tables, Copenhagen’s Geist (+126.96.36.199.13, www.restaurantgeist.d
Chef Eric Ripert’s temple to all that is piscine, Le Bernardin (212.554.1515, www.le-bernardin.com) ha
A year after chef Christopher Kostow won three Michelin stars at The Restaurant at Meadowood (707.967.1205, www.me
Chef Grant Achatz and Nick Kokonas, partners in the wildly experimental Chicago restaurant Alinea, devised an even more daring concept for Next, a shape-shifter whose menus are inspired
The Asian decorative art of maki-e is an ancient one, involving intricate designs created from thin layers of gold dust (or other metallic powder) coated in lacquer from an urushi tree.
Although Faber-Castell’s history spans more than 250 years, the German maker of pens and pencils continues to innovate.
David Oscarson, the irreverent St. Louis pen maker, is known to produce designs based on themes such as the Mayan apocalypse.
Jack Row—a 26-year-old goldsmith in Birmingham, England—made his debut in the luxury pen market last year with Architect, a collection of fascinating intricacy and modernity.
When Greg Kwiat took over as CEO of the storied vintage jeweler Fred Leighton two and a half years ago, he knew that keeping up the inventory of rare collectible jewelry would be a chall
Harry Winston looked no further than its robust archives for inspiration for Ultimate Adornments, its most ambitious collection in decades.
Leave it to a fashion house to see fine jewelry through a different lens: Without the constraints of a jewelry heritage, Chanel Fine Jewelry created a series of daring new designs with i
Viren Bhagat has been called the JAR of India: Like JAR, the legendary yet elusive jewelry designer Joel Rosenthal of Paris, Bhagat produces very few pieces for a select group of buyers.
The German jewelry house Hemmerle seems to know no boundaries when it comes to raw materials, freely mixing aluminum, wood, and lava stones with exceptional gemstones and diamonds.
To say that this 11-carat fancy intense-blue diamond is one of a kind is almost an understatement.
Cartier’s famous panther first slinked onto the scene in 1914, in a drawing commissioned by Louis Cartier to decorate an invitation.
When Beverly Hills designer Martin Katz meets with a gem dealer, he typically asks, "What do you have that is weird and different?" Rather than seeking traditional sapphires, diamonds, a
With 11 sugarloaf-cut emeralds, 2,000 diamonds, and more than 18 months of work, Taiwanese designer Cindy Chao created this exquisite Equinox cuff (price upon request).