Although Montecristo was originally created in 1935 as a Cuban export exclusively for Great Britain, the Dominican version of the brand, introduced in the 1990s, has steadily enhanced its reputati
Whether we are waiting for the valet to bring around our car, grabbing a moment between meetings, or briefly lingering over a cocktail, many of us often only have the time for a short smoke.
Demand for plumped-up cigars is spreading almost as quickly as the cigars themselves.
Last summer, we held the tip of a butane flame to the finely crafted foot of this cigar and marveled at the taste of the sweet, cedar-soaked smoke that curled from a wrapper as soft and burnished
Thoughtful hosts may wish to cap off an exceptional dinner with a selection of digestifs accompanied by a lush and rich cigar—one with a hefty yet tethered strength that lingers like a classic mel
The winemaker Christopher Carpenter has numerous talents, not least of which is his ability to juggle multiple projects in the Napa Valley and in Australia.
That wine is grown rather than made is axiomatic among the leading vintners of the New World and the Old; nevertheless, when attempting to put a face to a favorite label, we inevitably turn to the
In Europe, wineries owned and run by multiple generations of a single family are not uncommon, but such legacies are extremely rare in California, where the winemaking industry came to an abrupt h
In 1995, the politician Gavin Newsom and the entrepreneur Gordon Getty partnered to establish PlumpJack Winery on 42 acres of prime vineyard land in the Napa Valley’s Oakville region that had prev
Alex Golitzin could not have hired a more capable consultant than his late uncle, who furnished much-needed advice when Golitzin began to contemplate a career as a vintner.
It is something of a shock to discover an ardently modern, ambitious young restaurant where the dining room is as refined as the cuisine.
Shortly after the 30th birthday of Spago (310.385.0880, www.wolfgangpuck.com), the Beverly Hills rest
Throughout its 50-year production run and through what is now its sixth generation, the Maserati Quattroporte has been a beautiful, fast, and comfortable sedan.
A relative newcomer in the megayacht world, Oceanco has secured its place among the industry’s elite ranks in recent years with builds including Alfa Nero and Seven Seas.
Those in search of a single great source for rare, covetable, and quirky objects will find it through Bonhams.
Amels’s Step One (+31.118.485.002, www.amels-holland.com) is one of the smallest boats in the Dutch ya
Otto Naumann has had more Rembrandts in his gallery than any other dealer in the world.
Matthew Marks is known as an artist’s dealer, but the longtime New York gallerist outdid himself in January 2012, when he convinced one of his most eminent artists, Ellsworth Kelly, to transform t
Though more than a century old, Chantier Naval Couach only began building megayachts two decades ago.
Located in Madrid’s posh Salamanca neighborhood, Álbora (+34.91.781.61.97, www.restaurantealbora.com