• New 2019 Toyota Supra turns the BMW Z4 into a hardtop 86-style coupe

    Looking a lot like an 86 on steroids, Toyota’s born-again Supra has finally been unveiled and is ready for Australian deliveries later this year. Toyota whipped the covers off the smart two-door sportster at the Detroit Motor Show overnight, revealing its own take on the shared mech...

    POSTED 15 Jan, 2019 3 Comments

  • BMW's new 3-series will roar onto Australian roads in March

    BMW is returning to its roots as ’The Ultimate Driving Machine’ for the arrival of the seventh-generation 3 Series. The all-new Three is sharper in every way as BMW Australia confirms two launch models, the mid-level 320d and 330i, to spearhead a fresh attack from March. The desig...

    POSTED 14 Jan, 2019 0 Comments

  • Make your reservation at these newest London restaurants

    The year ahead looks promising for London diners as high-profile chefs and restaurateurs from the U.K. and around the world prepare to open new restaurants, even in the face of Brexit concerns. Here are four we're eagerly awaiting, and why they should be on your list the next time a business lunc...

    POSTED 11 Jan, 2019 2 Comments

  • Apple TV is coming to Samsung televisions

    Apple and Samsung Electronics have announced a deal that only recently would have seemed unthinkable: the iPhone maker will begin offering iTunes movies and TV shows on its arch rival’s TV sets. The move comes ahead of a likely 2019 introduction of Apple’s own streaming video service...

    POSTED 10 Jan, 2019 2 Comments

  • Reinvention of a timeless icon: the Cartier Santos de Cartier

    The Cartier Santos de Cartier is an effervescent icon of watchmaking. Released in the early 1900s, the Santos was the world’s first true wristwatch – created for and named after Brazilian aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont, for whom Parisian watchmaker Louis Cartier created an alt...

    POSTED 9 Jan, 2019 0 Comments

  • Porsche Taycan takes shape, and will reshape the German luxury marque

    The year 2018 was very good for the car industry, and I am already looking forward to what I can get my hands on in 2019 – a roster which includes the convertible versions of the Bentley Continental GT and McLaren 720S, as well as the next-generation Porsche 911, the 992 – one car sta...

    POSTED 8 Jan, 2019 4 Comments

  • These business and first class airport lounges have the best Champagne

    Like many Australian Business Traveller readers, I appreciate the comforts of a good airport lounge – especially when there's a great Champagne to enjoy there before my flight. For me, the presence (or absence) of Champagne can also be a reason to visit one lounge over another, particularl...

    POSTED 7 Jan, 2019 16 Comments

  • How to travel with wine in your checked luggage

    Opening a bottle of fine wine or spirits sourced on holiday evokes memories of your travels that can transcend enjoyment of the wine itself. As such, I scarcely return home from overseas travel without a few bottles of some unique and special drops. Most often that's Pinot Noir – I've rec...

    POSTED 23 Dec, 2018 11 Comments

  • Which airlines are best for golfers? Golf club baggage rules compared

    Whether you’re dashing across the country for business or networking with clients, a round of golf will never go astray – especially if you’re lucky enough to sample some of the excellent golf courses around the world. In times gone by, golf sets and other pieces of sporting eq...

    POSTED 21 Dec, 2018 6 Comments

  • Taking a spin on BMW's driver training track day

    The lightning speed down Gardner’s Straight. The tight hairpin on turn four. The sweeping backside over 'Siberia'. It’s enough to give you goosebumps. For Australian racing enthusiasts, myself included, Phillip Island is a bucket list destination. It holds a sacred place deep in our ...

    POSTED 20 Dec, 2018 1 Comment

  • This one watch is so precious, Daniel Craig never even wears it

    When Daniel Craig stopped by the Beekman Hotel in New York, the talk was less of Bond and more of his watches, which are supplied not by Q but Omega. One of Craig's prized possessions: an Omega Seamaster Planet Ocean 600m Co-Axial chronometer, which he wore in the opening sequence of Casino Roya...

    POSTED 17 Dec, 2018 0 Comments

  • Best Champagne for Christmas and the New Year? Try these six top drops

    Champagne and sparkling wines are synonymous with Christmas and New Year festivities, and Australia is no shrinking violet when it comes to enjoying first-class fizz. Over 307 million bottles of Champagne were sold globally in the 2017 calendar year, with Australia the world's seventh-largest ma...

    POSTED 14 Dec, 2018 18 Comments

  • Plan ahead and make some time for golf on your next overseas trip

    A round or two of golf is a great add-on to any business trip. It makes just as much sense on any holiday of course, but many business travellers make a point of heading for the greens. You can sample some very different golf courses overseas, including ones with spectacular scenery, challenging...

    POSTED 13 Dec, 2018 0 Comments

  • Try matching your Christmas meals with these top Australian wines

    The seafood is on order, the turkey and ham are ready to be picked up from the butcher, and the plum pudding is approaching its peak. Yes, Christmas is once again around the corner, and with it a much wider array of dishes than the typical lunch or dinner So how do you go about selecting the rig...

    POSTED 12 Dec, 2018 1 Comment

  • Review: the new Asus ZenBook 14 ultrabook is an Excel-jockey's delight

    Asus’ latest ZenBook 14 UX433 aims to offer just about everything the discerning, high-flying executive could want in a laptop. It’s stylish, compact, fast and robust enough to withstand our accidental drop-test, while the 14 hour battery life covers a solid working day. This 2019 re...

    POSTED 11 Dec, 2018 3 Comments

  • BMW's super-stylish 8-Series ready to roar on Australian roads

    BMW’s 8-Series is returning after a 19 year hiatus, giving the German marque a new flagship grand tourer in its range. The last time BMW had an 8-Series in its lineup was in 1999 - until now, BMW’s grand tourer segment has been serviced by the 6-Series, but the return of the 8-Se...

    POSTED 10 Dec, 2018 0 Comments

  • TAG Heuer's Formula 1 Series brings the race track to your wrist

    TAG Heuer is not only one of the oldest Swiss watchmakers, having been founded in 1860, but it's among the most prominent, most talked-about and most recognisable brands on the planet, thanks in part to a staggeringly diverse collection of timepieces. One of the most popular and varied TAG ...

    POSTED 7 Dec, 2018 2 Comments

  • Brokenwood's Cellar Door is the Hunter Valley's new wine hotspot

    The Barossa Valley has the iconic Seppeltsfield complex, McLaren Vale has the futuristic d’Arenberg Cube and now the Hunter Valley has its own new wine tourism drawcard. After a year of construction the $8 million Brokenwood cellar door and restaurant complex will be officially opened this...

    POSTED 6 Dec, 2018 4 Comments

  • Porsche follows up the new 911 with a 'Timeless Machine' chronograph

    Like the Porsche 992, small tweaks elevate the new Timeless Machine Limited Edition chronograph from its predecessor. The Porsche 911 has been around in one form or another since 1963, and though there have been some major engineering changes over the last fifty-five years, the basic lines ...

    POSTED 4 Dec, 2018 0 Comments

  • Here are the three wines that should always be in your fridge

    Julia Child always kept a half bottle of Champagne in the refrigerator so she had something to sip on (and keep herself enthused) while cooking. The same for me, although I’ve expanded her advice – I always have three bottles of wine on my fridge door shelves. So should you. Picture ...

    POSTED 3 Dec, 2018 4 Comments

  • The best cars from the 2018 LA auto show

    Visitors to this week's Los Angeles Auto Show might find it feels a little different from the other trade shows that have dominated headlines in 2018. In addition to showing the electrics and massive SUVs that dominated headlines at the trade shows from Geneva to Detroit this year, LA had someth...

    POSTED 2 Dec, 2018 3 Comments

  • Add one of these craft British gins to your cocktail cabinet

    Premium gin comes from all corners of the world, but there's no disputing where its home lies. Great Britain was the spirit's birthplace and today, its old guard distillers like Beefeater, Gordon's and Tanqueray have no shortage of company. More than 200 new distilleries have opened across the ...

    POSTED 29 Nov, 2018 4 Comments

  • First look: Audi E-Tron GT will target Tesla using Porsche DNA

    Audi aims to take on Tesla with its high-performance all-electric E-Tron GT, and Porsche has a hand in the game. The Audi e-Tron GT, which is taking shape ahead of a 2020 launch, will be built on the same platform as the much-hyped Porsche Taycan, with the two cars sharing 60 percent of their co...

    POSTED 29 Nov, 2018 0 Comments

  • Christopher Ward C60 Trident Bronze Ombre: bronze is the new black

    A purveyor of wealth. An age-defining metal. Bronze is a truly beautiful alloy, and Christopher Ward has used it accordingly in its latest limited-edition piece, the C60 Trident Bronze Ombré. The C60 Trident Bronze Ombré is based on the brand's popular C60 Trident Pro 600, but th...

    POSTED 29 Nov, 2018 0 Comments

  • Porsche 992 to hit Australian roads in April 2019

    The world’s oldest sports car – the Porsche 911 – is new again, and will be delighting Australian buyers before the middle of next year. Officially known as the Porsche 992, this is the latest eighth-generation version of a car which first hit the road in 1963. &ldquo...

    POSTED 28 Nov, 2018 1 Comment

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