September Scotch: From Gordon & MacPhail Comes The Oldest Single Malt Scotch Whisky Ever Bottled

Only 250 Sir David Adjaye-designed decanters exist of the Generations 80 Year Old from Glenlivet Distillery

Released by Gordon & MacPhail—the historic, family-owned spirits bottler and distiller—the Generations 80 Year Old single malt scotch whisky from Glenlivet Distillery is more than a record-setting release. Of course, much should be made of the fact that it’s the oldest single malt whisky ever bottled, but the team of experts at Gordon & MacPhail have honored this milestone in many other ways. Not only is the …

Single Malt Scotch Whisky’s Artistic Immersion

Three brands increase their visual artistry to accent aspirational, pinnacle products

Truly extraordinary liquids require nothing more than a glass. This does not pertain solely to single malt scotch, but all the beverages we imbibe and enjoy. That said, accoutrements do help consumers understand the ethos of a brand—and a handful of recent high-profile artistic collaborations underscore the value of the liquids they accent. The three partnerships we highlight below are in support of aspirational tipples …

Inside Conceptual Artist Duo Christo + Jeanne-Claude’s Downtown NYC Home + Studio

Studio manager Lorenza Giovanelli walks us through in advance of a momentous Sotheby's auction

More than 50 years ago, following a stint at the Chelsea Hotel, world-renowned conceptual artist duo Christo and Jeanne-Claude moved into two floors of a slender industrial building in NYC’s SoHo neighborhood. There, they lived—and developed large-scale installations like “The Gates,” “The Umbrellas” and “The Pont Neuf Wrapped“—until Jeanne-Claude’s death in 2009 and Christo’s in 2020. Though private, the residential floor frequently welcomed friends of …