Victor & Charles Karma Champagne: Sensational Taste, But The Jury Is Out On That Diamond

Ken Gargett thinks that the Victor & Charles Karma champagne is an interesting addition to the champagne firmament and is certainly magnificently presented.
And if anyone finds a practical purpose for that diamond, please let him know.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle and the TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45

The Sense And Non-Sense Of Watches In Movies – Reprise

There was a time when viewers didn’t consciously pay that much attention to what kind of wristwatches movie characters wore. This often meant that actors wore their personal watches on set, sometimes even when it didn’t suit the movie. Today placing a wristwatch in a big film is big business, which also changes the types of timepieces characters now wear.

Tips For The Wines And Vintages To Buy In 2023

New year is traditionally a time for taking stock and wine lovers are no different. Many will review their own cellars, assess what is ready for drinking, what needs more time and in some cases, what might have passed its best window. They will also look to the future. What should they target? Ken Gargett shares his tips on the wines to consider adding to your cellar.

Bolivar Gigantes: Fantastic Cuban Cigars: Unfortunately, they are also Hard to Find

Bolivar, Gigantes cigars might be strong and powerful, but they always seem balanced. Sadly, this will be an experience that becomes rarer and rarer in the coming years as they have been discontinued and are harder to find. Ken Gargett highly recommends that If you ever come across any, grab them fast!

What I Learned During Quarantine: Flash Shooting With The Hasselblad X1D II And Godox V1 Flash – Reprise

From the torrent of really well done watch photos appearing on Instagram and other media these days, it appears as though lots of watch enthusiasts have been spending at least some of their time in COVID-19-induced shutdowns polishing their macro photography and wrist shooting. And GaryG is among them. Here he shares a few of the thousands of photos he has taken recently using a new-to-him flash style.

GaryG’s Favorite Watch Photos of 2022

It’s that time again! As in prior years, GaryG is in the process of moving his 2022 photos into backup storage, and before they go into the vault he has scanned through them and picked out his personal favorites from the past 12 months to share with us here. Enjoy!

Five Sensational 2012 Vintage Champagnes To Kick Off The New Year From Louis Roederer Cristal, Pol Roger, And Bollinger. Cheers!

For many watch enthusiasts, it is probably not a stretch to say that fine timepieces are often enjoyed with a fine glass of bubbly. So without further ado, here are five much-heralded prestige champagne releases from the stellar 2012 vintage that stand out for their extraordinary “taste.” Just in time for you to toast the start of 2023!

Commemorating A Centenary Of The Discovery Of King Tutankhamun’s Tomb In Pens From Montegrappa And Visconti

The year 2022 marks the centenary of the discovery of King Tutankhamun’s tomb. Here Nancy Olson highlights regal new limited edition pens from Montegrappa and Visconti that commemorate the 100-year-old discovery.

Wine Of The Year 2022 As Tasted By Ken Gargett

Ken Gargett recently caught up with Penfolds chief winemaker Peter Gago at the Penfolds Melbourne Recorking Clinic. And he had the opportunity to taste a few very special wines, one of which is his 2022 wine of the year – though that may change as the year isn’t quite over.

William Fèvre Chablis: Finally Getting The Love It Deserves?

Chablis must surely be one of those wines familiar to almost everyone. Ken Gargett tastes the wines of William Fèvre in Chablis and shares his thoughts here as well as a brief history of the region.