Money Today Archive January 11, 2009 Issue

Edition: January 11, 2009

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Sanjiv Bhattacharya

World map of Whisky

There’s Scotland, of course, and Ireland and America. But did you know that the Swedes are in the whisky game now? And the French?
  • Gut reaction You don’t quite understand what ‘fast’ is until you face a doped-up Pakistani fast bowler or an European supercar.
  • Easy, Tiger For power, danger and terrifying speed, there’s nothing better than a superbike. Just go slow the first time out. They weren’t kidding about the ‘super’ part.
  • Touchy feely It’s all about touch in 2009. But then what—a phone that can detect your mood, order you a cab, even steer your love life?
  • Books that shaped my life Every issue, we ask a prominent businessman about the books that made them the people they are today. This month we ask Shantanu Mukerji, General Manager of Zegna South Asia.
  • Beyond Disney Animation is not just for kids any more. In fact, it never was.
  • Hang It on the wall Who says that music cannot exist both as entertainment and art? A look at three bands that blur the lines between pop and the avant garde.
  • Hot buys Kick off the new year with a shopping spree. It not only feels good, it’s good for the economy, too.
  • G-talk

    Rimi B. Chatterjee talks about the Kolkata Book Fair.

  • Tagging Tiger How do you get Tiger Woods to endorse your brand? We asked Jean-Christophe Babin, President & CEO of TAG Heuer.
  • Launch pad Your mini-magazine at the front with everything you need this month from events, luxury, arts and culture to cars, tech and how to sign up tiger woods...
  • Whiskipededla the free Encyclodeia Every connoisseur starts somewhere. If you don’t know the basics, then start here with our very own Whiskipedia.
  • The Connoisseur’s phrasebook Things to say at a tasting.
  • Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
  • Touchy feely It’s all about touch in 2009. But then what—a phone that can detect your mood, order you a cab, even steer your love life?
  • Hot buys Kick off the new year with a shopping spree. It not only feels good, it’s good for the economy, too.
  • Calendar for January 2009 What’s new and what’s happening this month.
  • Beyond Lutyens’ Delhi A new book takes a fresh look at our nation’s capital and discovers some thrilling architecture out there. And not just the old stuff either.
  • Lust, caution Corduroys are your best bet this winter for generating versatile looks. We go through six looks for the season, in which wide wales are pitted against narrow wales—let’s see who gets the girl.
  • Dinner at the Ambassador’s Sandeep Arora is India’s only qualified ambassador of whisky. When he invited MORE to his home for a one-on-one appreciation, there was only one response. And 24 malts later, only one way it was going to end.
  • India's affair with whisky Malt cruises, tastings in perfumeries, whisky spas—India’s passion for high-end whisky is blooming in all kinds of exotic directions. Just imagine if the stuff was freely available…
  • Nikka time When Nikka’s Yoichi 20 yo won the World Whisky Awards’ highest accolade —Best Whisky of 2008—the arrival of Japanese malts was complete. And it all started with just one man, eighty years ago, taking off in a little boat.
  • Dream on, dreamer In 2009, all eyes will be on Jeev Milkha Singh, Jyoti Randhawa and Arjun Atwal as usual. But don’t forget Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia.
  • Moving meditation It’s 170 years old but it could well be your prescription for the future. Tai Chi Chuan is backed by scientific research, and promises a multitude of benefits.
  • A whole ’Nother Cali There’s more to Southern California than Hollywood Boulevard and The O.C. Take a road trip off the tourist trail and you’ll discover the raw, eccentric beauty of the Golden State.
  • The best of 2008 As the only Indian member of the highly regarded Connoisseur group, the Malt Maniacs, Krishna Nukula tasted over 300 whiskies in 2008. Here is his top ten.
  • Men are uncomplicated compared to women Each month, we ask a beautiful woman about men, sex and relationships. This month, it’s Shamita Singha, supermodel, television anchor and brand ambassador for Diageo’s wine. She lives in Mumbai and she won’t say whether she’s dating at present.
  • Wine of the times It’s not for nothing that fat bastard is one of the most popular labels. It’s easy to remember.
  • Château salvatore Ferragamo is known the world over for its shoes and bags. But wine? Anamika Butalia samples the latest in a trend of high-end brand diversification.
  • Ace of clubs There’s work and there’s play. And then there’s the life of nightlife impresario Jay Singh, founder of Shiro, IndoChine and the F-Bar and Lounge.
  • Retro rules Sometimes all you need after a hard day at work is cold beer and a soundtrack that takes you down memory lane.
  • Gumbo jumbo From the kitchens of the European aristocracy to the one pot-meals of the peasantry, Cajun and Creole cuisine is a rich story of spice and culture.

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