Hotel B in Lima plays on its contrast with this bustling metropolis by providing each client with a tailored art of living fostered by the presence of contemporary art on its walls.
Late summer is a great time to discover the surprising side of this ancient city. At first sight, Rome might appear to be an open-air museum, yet can turn out to be surprisingly modern. Follow our guide through the Eternal City.
With newfound gratitude after a year and a half unlike any other, Managing Director Andrew Stembridge of Chewton Glen in the UK reflects on the property’s evolution since its humble beginnings, putting emphasis on quality over quantity. This resilience gave Chewton Glen the strength to start anew.
From a remote lodge on Vancouver Island to a former Rockefeller estate in the Adirondacks, these five properties offer guests the chance to commune with nature.
Through pictures by British photographer Adam Slama, explore the heady charms of the Mexican city of Tequila.
After a year-long review, it has become clear that sustainability must become even more of a main course issue in the culinary philosophy and style of Relais & Châteaux chefs. Aware of the key role she plays, chef Vicky Lau of Tate Dining Room in Hong Kong shares precisely this commitment.
Each year in September and October, grape harvest time marks the beginning of a season of festivities, discoveries and renewal for all vineyard lovers. Here is a selection of 10 properties for a celebration of castles and their harvests.
Beyond its culinary appeal, a meal at a restaurant must carry the meaning of hospitality as it is conveyed by the chef and maître d’hôtel to each patron. Some experiences are so filled with personalized attention that one feels pampered in an exclusive way.
Guests experience wine tourism at more than 250 Relais & Châteaux properties, 60 of which produce wine. On these estates, "sense of place" takes center stage where terroir and passion collide to produce some of the world's most interesting wines, all done with sustainability at top of mind.
For World Bee Day, Manuel Palermo of Testuya’s in Australia carefully assembles a collection of diverse flavors to harmonise with a distinct-tasting Tasmanian honey.
For World Bee Day, Nico Orduz of 11 Cadogan Gardens in London sources an artisanal Irish honey to match the taste profile of a Hennessy-based Champagne cocktail.
For World Bee Day, Michela Scarello of Agli Amici in Italy pairs a local, cherry blossom honey with Taylor’s White Port.
Julien Dumas, the new chef of the Saint James in Paris, tells us about a cheese that he enjoyed as a child, Persillé de Tignes. This excellent product represents the commitment required from chefs everywhere to protect the environment and its biodiversity.
Kumatiya, a small, spiny tree typical of Rajasthan, has a great deal of appeal. In addition to being a part of the territory’s traditional agroforestry system and a source of complementary revenue with its gum arabic, it also offers a gratifying gourmet treat: its seeds.
The Gravenstein apple is a symbol of the Sonoma County community. Brought here by Russian trappers in the early 19th century, it has provided food and drink for the locals for many years. Today its orchards are threatened by the success of the region’s vineyards.
“Black chicken, authentic chicken.” This Tuscan saying expresses just how firmly rooted pollo nero del Valdarno truly is here. As part of the Food for Change campaign by Slow Food, we set out to encounter this passenger aboard the Ark of Taste.
In the face of industrial agriculture and standardized diets, we need a Noah’s Ark of foods. One that protects the foods that make our cuisine so special: the ingredients that express the talents of our region. A treasure to carry forward for the future of our tastebuds and our countrysides.
As European Heritage Days are celebrated across Europe, Relais & Châteaux already boasts many magnificent properties that are an integral part of their country’s history and culture. Take your pick from a riad, palazzo or a converted factory or Atlantic fort.