Test Drive: 2020 McLaren GT

A supercar cloaked as a continent-crosser, this new model is not shy on delight

At last, after months of replaying the moment McLaren unveiled its 2020 Grand Tourer (GT), we found ourselves behind the wheel of one in southern France. From the outside, the vehicle offers plenty to be amazed by. But once inside, the joy and innovation unfolds. It’s a balancing act of sorts: the GT indulges its supercar DNA, but with a softer interior to stray from …

Burgundy’s Wildly Colorful Multidisciplinary Festival, Feÿ

A 17th century chateau comes to life with exhibitions and performances

Over the weekend of 20-22 September, the town of Villecien, France played host to Feÿ, an art festival in its second year. Taking place at the stunning 17th century Chateau du Feÿ, the three-day event is a multidisciplinary affair that bridges the present and the past through visual arts, music, performance, architecture, film and food. Across 40 acres in the Burgundy region—inside the chateau and …

Exploring the Thoughtful Technique Behind Champagne Bollinger

For almost 200 years the maison has touted patience, craftsmanship and tradition to widespread acclaim

There are few delights like Champagne—both the wine and the winery-dotted region. From the centuries-old traditions to the rousing of our senses (be it the sound of a bottle popping, its energizing effervescence or the ordered ease of the manicured vineyards), the experience of Champagne remains unrivaled. We were lucky to visit one of the region’s most acclaimed maisons, Champagne Bollinger. The house doesn’t match …