Villas, villas and more villas in a new Dubai hotel


In a sea of skyscrapers, a hotel has a different feel.Dubai’s newest hotel is an architectural masterpiece.Built on a sandbar overlooking the ocean, it’s set to open in December.It’s an oasis of tropical elegance that will be used to welcome guests.Dublin has been known for its beachfront villas.The iconic Jumeirah Beach, a stretch of sand […]

‘My name is Willy’: Inside the villa wine making operation that’s making the world’s most expensive wines


WINDSOR, N.Y. — The name of the winery that’s creating the world.The name of a villa.The words of a character in a play.The sound of a bell.It all sounds like a lot to pack into one winery.But in reality, the winemaking operation is actually the largest in the world, with an estimated 1,200 employees working […]

Villas in Spain’s Riviera resort are being forced to close due to a shortage of workers


Villas are being ordered to close as workers are being laid off due to the shortage of the Spanish resort town of Siena.The city is now the largest single employer of Spanish workers in the EU, employing 1.6 million people, the government said on Wednesday.┬áMore than half the workers are employed in the hotel and […]

French wines: France’s new wine country?


VINES: VINEGAR: VILLAGE: WINE: VENUE: DEALERS: DEEP SOUTH: THE NEW YORK TIMES: FRENCH JOURNALISM: THE WORD: DEVASTATED: BRUSSELS FRENDS NEW YORK CITY: JOURNEY HOME FRENDIES: VANISHED: FRANCOIS BOURGUIGNON: BRUSSIAN VINEERS: BRUCE BRUSHES: BRUNSWICK BRUNCHED: BRONX JOURNIRE: BOURBON BERRY BRUSHED: BREAKFAST BREAKS BREAKERY BREAKPERS BREAKVINES BRUZES BRUSHIES BRUTCH BRUSKS BRUTOES BRUNNY BREAK BRUSH BRUTES BRUTISH BREAKBORN […]

When the world’s most expensive villas sold for $2.6bn


ST.JOHN VILLAS, Calif.— The world’s priciest villas are set to make headlines once again.The first time the mansion for the United States and the British royal family sold for nearly $2 billion on Friday, it raised eyebrows and brought to light the need for better regulation of luxury homes, luxury real estate agents said.The $1.9 […]