Gabriel Power

By Gabriel Power | 20 Oct 2021

Design and distillation: Royal Salute's stunning new collaboration with Richard Quinn

Although it goes without saying that fine whisky has never been the pursuit of the uncultured, the opportunity for makers of the spirit to push the artistic envelope is all-too-often passed up, and el... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 30 Sep 2021

Skytrax World Airline Awards 2021: Qatar Airways named world's best airline as Singapore Airlines, ANA also win big

Qatar Airways has been crowned Airline of the Year by the international air transport rating organisation Skytrax, in a ceremony that saw the airline rack up six major awards. The airline, which serve... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 28 Sep 2021

Ahead of the fleet: the Ferretti Group Private Preview 2021

It’s 9am and I am standing in a rather peculiar location. As a guest of the Ferretti Group’s famed private preview event in Monte-Carlo, awash with billionaires, businesspeople and harried... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 08 Sep 2021

Sachi and Sakaya: the pinnacle of Japanese cuisine

Outrageous. Astounding. Magnificent.  This is just a small collection of the myriad gushing adjectives sufficient to describe a night of dining and imbibing at Japanese eatery Sachi and its adjac... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 28 Aug 2021

A Japan for all seasons

With the eyes of the world on the Olympics and Paralympics (which begin on 24 August), one could be forgiven for believing that the cultural draw of Japan revolves solely around Tokyo. The towering ne... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 27 Aug 2021

Shining seas: a chat with Nautor’s Swan chairman Leonardo Ferragamo

Leonardo Ferragamo is a man with a crystal-clear interpretation of everything he touches. You would expect as much from a son of Salvatore Ferragamo – founder of a fashion retail empire &nd... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 18 Aug 2021

The Bezos vs Branson Star Wars: a new frontier?

Never has the age-old capitalist mantra of “competition drives innovation” felt so literal as in the last few months of the modern space race. July 2021 saw a small group of the world... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 13 Aug 2021

Pensador: the thinking person's mezcal

Mezcal is perhaps the most evocative of the standard spirit arsenal. Its name alone conjures up images of misty agave fields in Mexico; of rugged mezcaleros hacking off leaves and placing them into sm... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 30 Jul 2021

11 reasons to visit the British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands, one of the UK's myriad Overseas Territories, is an intriguing prospect for holidaymakers. It is at once homely and utterly alien to the average Brit; one feel... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 23 Jul 2021

The best family hotels in Europe to book now

To say it's been a long year would be an understatement. Stuck indoors for vast swathes of the last 18 months with little to no travel outside of the odd business trip here and there, even the you... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 10 Jul 2021

Breaking tradition: Wedgwood VP Sjeord Leeflang tells us about the brand's transformation

Few brands embrace their quintessential ‘Britishness’ in a more thorough manner than Wedgwood. Founded in 1759 by Josiah Wedgwood in the Staffordshire village of Burslem, the company has b... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 06 Jul 2021

Serious business: behind the scenes at the Decanter World Wine Awards 2021

For even the most avid amateur oenophiles, a trip to the supermarket to pick up a bottle of wine can often be a gruelling undertaking. Which vintage do we want? Is this a dry or sweet red? Which grape... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 25 Jun 2021

The art of sublime sushi at SUMI

In the ill-defined "Western world", our relationship with sushi is, for the most part, rather unusual and frankly a little dissapointing. Where I'm from, for instance, time-hun... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 23 Jun 2021

INTERVIEW: F1 star Lando Norris on his career so far, his ambitions for the future and the Logitech McLaren G Challenge

Lando Norris is a busy man. It would be safe to assume that most 21 year olds who are making waves in an active - and hotly contested - Formula One World Championship would find it diff... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 16 Jun 2021

What is 'Canzuk' and what would it mean for the UK?

As the UK ratified its post-Brexit agreement with Canada in March, and the two countries prepared to announce a new “enhanced” trade deal, many political commentators took note. Trade betw... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 04 Jun 2021

Royal Salute master blender Sandy Hyslop and polo star Malcolm Borwick on their latest collaboration, Polo Estancia Edition

Despite having a storied history stretching back over 200 years, Royal Salute - a product of iconic distillers Chivas Brothers - has been busier than usual in recent year... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 02 Jun 2021

"Audrey’s Eyes" NFT by Gala Mirissa goes up for auction on Makers Place

Audrey’s Eyes, an NFT by digital artist Gala Mirissa, has been put up for auction by "phygital" art brand The ARX, with bids already topping $11,000 on digital makers pl... Read More

By Gabriel Power | 28 May 2021

The ARX auctions NFT of first ever minted front cover of Sunday Times Rich List

An NFT by British digital artist MRE featuring the first ever minted copy of the Rich List is currently up for auction online, causing a stir on online digital makers place Ma... Read More