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  1. Few athletes have made the transition from winning on the field to winning in the boardroom as smoothly as Greg Norman has. Since turning pro in 1976, Norman has captured 91 golf tournaments...
  2. Like many in the cigar business, Carlos Fuente Jr. traces his lineage to Cuba. In 1912, his grandfather Arturo came from that country to Florida, where he founded what is now Tabacalera A. Fuente y...
  3. In the world of fine wine, no name is more pervasive than that of Michel Rolland, the oenologist from Bordeaux who has not only profoundly influenced the style of winemaking in that region but also...
  4. Laurence Graff began working in the diamond business as a 15-year-old apprentice jeweler in the London jewelry district.
  5. As the chairman and CEO of Tiffany & Co., Michael Kowalski has led the jewelry house through a global expansion that enabled it to post nearly $4 billion in revenue last year. At the same time,...
  6. One could argue that continuity is the primary element distinguishing Patek Philippe from its Swiss watchmaking rivals. The company’s adherence to mechanical watchmaking during the quartz revolution...
  7. By the time Detlev von Platen joined Porsche in 1997 (and two years later established its French division), the brand had long ago earned a zealous following with the 911, a sports car that has been...
  8. In 1969, while studying business and economics at Italy’s University of Turin, Paolo Vitelli founded Azimut Yachts as a charter company with savings he earned running a nightclub. Today his Azimut...
  9. To mark its 50th anniversary, Lamborghini unveiled an outrageous one-off concept called the Egoista. This single-seat car celebrates Lamborghini’s long-standing appeal to ego through building extreme...
  10. The art of distillation has been practiced for thousands of years; no one really knows who the first distillers were. However, we do know the name of the longest-reigning distilling family in the...

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