June 2017

The tide is with us as we once again chart a course to places familiar and undiscovered and set sail on the seas of the imagination.

Now, Voyagers


“The untold want, by life and land ne’er granted, Now, Voyager, sail thou forth, to seek and find.” — Walt Whitman’s “The Untold Want,”…

Touring the lush, lovely Loire


Ah, the Loire Valley: I’ve heard many appreciative comments about the region. And over the years, I have met many winemakers and winery owners from the Loire and tasted many of their wines. Now, however, I’ve returned from a whirlwind Cliff Notes tour of the valley and have a firsthand perspective.

Time passages


A Geneva workshop is being recreated in Manhattan during Patek Philippe’s “The Art of Watches, Grand Exhibition New York 2017.” We revisit our January story on the event designed for watch collectors, antique lovers and history buffs alike as the July 13 opening nears.

From France to Tarrytown


Lyndhurst heiress Anna Gould’s connection to France will be in the spotlight at the Tarrytown mansion this month when some of her possessions secured in a Parisian auction this winter go on display. Plus, an update on a $1 million grant being used to restore the lower landscape and new specialty tours.