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The Perfect Pour

Wine and Spirits

The Perfect Pour

A deep dive into the world of Macallan Scotch whisky.

Sohm looks at the color and how fine the mousse is — the fine streams of bubbles — a sign of great quality.

Wine and Spirits

How to Drink Grower Champagne

Legendary sommelier Aldo Sohm on rarer bubbles.

David Lynch Transcendental Meditation Interview


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A light conversation with David Lynch on Transcendental Meditation, the unified...

Platinum may be something you associate with your grandmother's jewelry, but think again. One of the world's strongest, most durable, and rarest metals, platinum, whose previous popularity skipped a couple of generations, is surfacing once again, not only in traditional wedding bands but in exotic jewelry like this African-inspired neckpiece. Handmade platinum necklace ($120,000) with diamonds from Orlando Orlandini for Simon Sobie & Co., 800-647-6243; pair of platinum bracelets ($30,000) with diamonds from Stephen Russell, 212-570-6900; five-row platinum bangle ($50,500) with diamonds from Asprey & Garrard, 800-883-2777; platinum and pavé diamond earrings ($21,500) from Kieselstein-Cord, 888-252-7009; platinum and pavé diamond bracelet ($18,700) from Jeannette Fossas, 800-255-3310; platinum and black-enamel chandelier earrings ($2,400) from Christian Tse, 888-688-1988.


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