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  1. When most wine collectors think of Australia, they think of Penfolds; and when they ponder Penfolds, their thoughts ineluctably drift toward Grange, the label’s flagship wine, which emphasizes Shiraz...
  2. While many resorts offer the occasional spa treatment for men, few curate an entire spa menu around their needs like Travaasa Experiential Resort in Austin, Texas—which dedicates an entire month to...
  3. Some years ago, the tide of opinion turned against Merlot after a scene in the film Sideways convinced audiences that well-tutored palates avoid this varietal.
  4. Never has necessity given birth to more arresting offspring than in Portugal’s Douro Valley, where production of fortified wines is capped by government regulators to ensure that the supply of port...
  5. At gatherings where more than two oenophiles are present, the question inevitably arises—in one form or another—of which wine is a given grape fancier’s favorite.
  6. The mountain town of Andermatt has long lived in the shadow of its stylish ski-resort neighbors in the Swiss Alps.
  7. Although still as discreet as ever, the Becker JetVan has a new look because Mercedes-Benz has redesigned the Sprinter on which it is based. The 2014 Sprinter features a revised front end, hood,...
  8. The $836,500 sale of the gloves that Muhammad Ali wore during his first fight against Sonny Liston, in February 1964, was one of Heritage Auctions’ many noteworthy recent transactions.
  9. At age 73, Pablo Picasso began experimenting in the medium of linocut printing, and eventually he became perhaps the world’s finest linocut artist.
  10. If flower power were an alternative energy, it would propel the ZelectricBug. Instead, the car runs on lithium-iron-phosphate batteries—the same chemistry used by Tesla Motors. The batteries are...

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