For more than one hundred years, Fattorie dei Dolfi has cultivated extraordinary wines. Located in the Tuscan hills of Perignano, dei Dolfi’s vines have benefited from a maritime climate, long hours of sunshine and cool sea breezes. Words by Catherine McMaster
Hypothyroidism is a far more common illness than one may think. Catherine McMaster conveys her struggle with the lifelong disease
journalist Catherine McMaster revisits her home country and dines at Otto Ristorante Sydney. Here, she enjoys sublime and simple Italian flavours
“There are very few complete carefree and nonsensical moments we have as adults, and this was one of them”
It’s summer in the UK, which means it’s festival season. There’s an abundance to choose from, but Catherine McMaster opts for a very different sort of festivity: a running festival in South Wales
Within the confines of ‘exercise’ falls two types of people: those who can run with grace, and those who can’t.
The world is full of possibilities and adventures to be had. Here, we catch up with adventurer, travel pioneer and eponymous travel business owner, Henry Cookson.
In London, we seethe in haul culture; we collect, purchase, consume and throwaway more than ever before. The main culprit? Fashion
How did you celebrate global wellness day? Partake in a spot of downward dog? Smear CBD oil over your joints? Ate a pack of lentils, chickpeas, legumes or kale? Meditate or even write poetry?
There are pure, raw history buffs and then there are those whose interest in the past has been heightened and enticed by the onslaught of drama-infused and historically inaccurate TV programmes, circa Netflix.
The first thing you notice when you cross the bridge and the invisible, but nevertheless omnipresent divide from Britain into Wales, is the abundance of lush green, rolling hills and valleys, and the sheep.
When considering a factory, it’s rare that artisanal craftsmanship springs to mind. Yet, a visit to the Gaggenau factory in Lipsheim completely removes the former connotations of heavy machinery and smoky industrial plants…
Wellness is a trend and term I try not to attach myself too. It’s too vague, too rinsed in the media, too much of a buzzword, too catchy, too expensive, too…. well, vapid.
The medicinal qualities of walking are well documented. A cursory glance over any classic reading material will tell you such, but as we soldier into 2020 is the concept of a ‘long walk’ suddenly passé?
Attilus Caviar has cemented its reputation for raising the finest sturgeon in the world. Through a conscientious farm-to-table approach, Attilus Caviar is celebrated by chefs, culinary aficionados and foodies alike, writes Catherine McMaster.
Journalist Catherine McMaster interviews the three chefs behind Genting’s flagship eateries for Quintessentially Magazine
‘Going to the seaside’ is a popular British rite of passage. Come the age of 12-14, it would be incredulous if you hadn’t visited or frequented the picturesque, balmy British coastline. Northerners might traverse to North Wales or the prettier Pembrokeshire. The Scottish stay local and go to their west coast. Southerners? It’s straight in the campervan, flooring it down…
The creation, conception and design of a Gaggenau appliance is a fusion of art and function
Catherine McMaster takes to the streets of London to discover what the Brits really think of Australians…
First impressions are very important. To describe my first impressions of India I will use three words; dirty, noisy, smelly. Such a description hardly lends itself to an appealing image. But as usual with first impressions, they can often be misleading.
The Black Truffle is a prestigious ingredient. Hailing from the French/Italian border, the future of the wild truffle is questionable.
Gagganau speaks to Francoise Gervais, an expedition leader and dive-master, pushing the boundaries for travellers venturing to the Canadian Arctic
Catherine McMaster travels to Lipsheim, France to report on the ground at the Gaggenau factory.
Catherine McMaster investigates the lifestyle afforded by a Sunseeker yacht for the latest Sunseeker Magazine.
Fernando Laposse’s CV might broadly describe him as a designer, but scratch beneath the surface and his wide-ranging creations encompass a breadth of disciplines.
Dating from antiquity, and shrouded in legend, the black cattle of Wales helped shape a country. Now they are a Welsh cultural icon, encapsulating the nation’s soul.
In picturesque and tranquil grounds near Nymphenburg Palace, we meet with Ingrid Harding and Piotr Szpryngwald, two innovative creatives working within two different fields: Ingrid in porcelain and Piotr as a designer behind Gaggenau’s Future Research. Here, they talk design, creativity and collaboration.
Lady Amelia Windsor may be only 23, but she’s already modelled for D&G and been named the ‘most beautiful royal’
Editor of Sunseeker Magazine, Catherine McMaster reports on Miami Fashion Week, 2018. Catherine McMaster also travels to Port Adriano to produce and style the latest Sunseeker fashion shoot
One really should try and visit all of Italy’s capital cities. Rome, Florence, Milan, Naples – these historical arts and cultural European capitals warrant a visit.
Summer ready? Well, you certainly will be with these swimmers in tow.
Take a look back at what some of our favourite stars wore to their FIRST ever Oscars – some are hardly recognisable! | THE SUN
Words Catherine McMaster LET’S take a trip down memory lane and indulge in a bit of Hollywood nostalgia. Tonight, the Oscars red carpet is being rolled out for Tinseltown’s best to strut down. It’s the 90th Academy Awards and one of the biggest events of the film industry’s season. And there’s one guilty reason most of us have for tuning in…
NO city’s image is more at odds with the reality than London. So many Aussies flock to the capital with raised expectations only to encounter disappointment.
Catherine McMaster attends London Fashion Week and reports on 7 new designers rising through the ranks and who should be on your radar
London is a sprawl of intellectual and cultural stimulation. But it’s also the only place I have visited and lived where the image exported is incongruous to the reality.
Art, gastronomy, science, politics, geography, history, economics, alchemy, entrepreneurialism, mixology and activism can all be found in his labours. At the heart of his work is a fascination with food – its production, how it’s embedded in notions of global economics, and the way it reflects and shapes national identity
Welsh Black cattle are a national cultural icon. Steeped
in myth and legend, this hardy breed is seen as a metaphor both for the rugged landscape and the durable souls inhabiting it. Solid. Dependable. Proud.