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  1. Like Arizona’s InterContinental Montelucia (see "Arrival by Camelback," page 46), the new Finca Cortesin resort incorporates Andalusian architectural elements. The latter property, however, has an...
  2. Intercontinental’s first resort in the United States brings a bit of Andalusia to the Arizona desert. Modeled after villages in southern Spain, the InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa in...
  3. Before Steve Wynn opened Encore in December, interior designer Roger Thomas described the resort as "Wynn Las Vegas’ little sister who went to Macao and came back to Las Vegas a little more grown-up...
  4. Sports teams have their mascots, but few wines do. One exception is Howell at the Moon, a Napa Cabernet Sauvignon whose name alludes punningly to an activity of Tysie, the Jack Russell terrier on its...
  5. The secret is out—sort of. A previously unadvertised Founders’ Dinner is included among the 53 activities listed on the itinerary for the Second Annual Pebble Beach Food & Wine event ( www...
  6. Hawker Beechcraft’s update of its 400XP business jet, the $8 million Hawker 450XP ( www.hawkerbeechcraft.com ), features new engines, but the cabin shape remains unchanged. "The 400XP has a unique...
  7. More than 50 years ago, the Lladró brothers of Spain—Juan, José, and Vicente—debuted an innovative process for finishing porcelain that required only a single layer of firing. The technique enabled...
  8. With its minimal body paneling, which leaves its inner workings exposed, the 2009 Ducati Streetfighter ( www.ducati.com ) represents the Italian company’s latest take on the naked motorcycle body...
  9. Richard Mille seldom makes compromises with his designs, so it is not surprising that the basic form of his new RM025 ( www.richardmilleusa.com )—the most technically complex diving watch ever from...
  10. To produce its $30,000 Damascene Straight Razor ( www.hommage.com ), Hommage, a Paris-based grooming-products company, adapted a steelmaking method that dates as far back as 300 B.C. The technique...

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