Ben Winstanley

Ben Winstanley

Deputy Editor

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Tommy Fleetwood is ready to do battle in the Ryder Cup 2023

After a phenomenal season, Tommy Fleetwood heads into the Ryder Cup as a lynchpin of Team Europe’s side. Ben Winstanley sits down with the Merseyside maestro to find out more

Rolex and golf is a partnership unlike any other

It began with a simple handshake and grew into one of the most successful partnerships in world sports. Ben Winstanley tells the story of Rolex and golf

Reuben James is on the right track

Reuben James mightn’t yet be a household name but his work as a session musician has prepared him for a shot at the big time. He tells Ben Winstanley about his debut album Champagne Kisses, writing music for Stormzy, and the challenge of the music business

Should you invest in cask whisky? We speak to Tomoka to find out

Thomas White, new head of investment for Tomoka Fine & Rare, tells Ben Winstanley about leaving finance, the current state of play in the whisky market and why the time is right to invest in cask

The new Breguet Type 20 and Type XX pilot's watches take flight

Breguet has released two new models of its iconic Type 20 and Type XX wristwatches to celebrate the 70th anniversary, writes Ben Winstanley

Marcus Smith: "I count on God and surrender everything to Him"

Driven by God, family and burning ambition, England fly-half Marcus Smith has made it to the pinnacle of rugby in no time at all. The Philippines-born star reflects on thetumultuous road to this autumn’s Rugby World Cup

Patek Philippe | Collections 2023

Patek Philippe’s roster of 2023 novelties includes a couple of ‘firsts’ for the prestigious watchmaker, as well as the usual update to colours and materials. Ben Winstanley got hands on at Watches & Wonders to find out more

George Russell: "I'm ready to fight." The Mercedes F1 driver is hungry for more

George Russell is the heir apparent to British motor racing. The Mercedes-AMG Petronas driver talks to us about all things F1, bumps in the road, and mental health

Rolex watches 2023: the missing piece of the puzzle

Rolex has a reputation for quietly evolving its iconic watches over time, but this year it has thrown caution to the wind with a series of headline-grabbing launches certain to get the industry talking. Ben Winstanley gets hands on with the new pieces at Watches & Wonders…

Tudor: new house, new rules

Tudor flew out of the traps at this year’s Watches & Wonders buoyed by its brand-new facility in Le Locle

Back once again with the retrograde master

Vacheron Constantin has created three novelties for 2023 inspired by its signature retrograde complication. Ben Winstanley gets hands-on with the new watches to discover more

“I’m trying to build this empire” | Asher Angel is coming for it all

Actor. Musician. Producer. Superhero. At just 20 years of age, Asher Angel has the kind of CV any seasoned actor would envy. The Shazam! star shares his plans for world domination

Meet Audemars Piguet's most complicated watch ever: the CODE 11.59 Ultra-Complication Universelle RD#4

CODE 11.59 broke all the rules when it was first launched by Audemars Piguet in 2019. Four years later, the collection has matured and now contains some of the watchmaker’s most exciting innovations – like the oh-so extra Ultra-Complication Universelle RD#4

The reluctant superhero: Mike Colter is ready for his next adventure

Mike Colter was quietly building a career as an ensemble actor when Marvel came calling with a job offer too good to refuse. Five years on, the breakout star of Luke Cage sits down with Ben Winstanley to discuss his circuitous route to fame – and new blockbuster Plane

Manchester City's Erling Haaland on his footballing mindset, pressure, and Breitling watches

As we publish this interview, Erling Haaland has scored 25 goals in 19 Premier League appearances. It’s a staggering record for the game’s next global superstar. Ben Winstanley heads to Man City to meet him

Enter the dragon: Dominic Scriven, founder of Dragon Capital, on investing in frontier Asia

Dominic Scriven ventured to Vietnam in the 1990s to learn a new language. He ended up launching the country’s first asset manager. We speak to the chairman and founder of Dragon Capital to find out more about his colourful investment journey

The Vacheron Constantin 222 is back – and better than ever

The Vacheron Constantin 222 is one of the finest alternative sports watch designs of the 1970s. Christian Selmoni, heritage and style director at the Maison, explains why it’s had a reboot

The cryptic blurred masterpieces of the Miaz Brothers

The Italian-born Miaz Brothers bring their distinctive blurred creations to Maddox Gallery this year. Ben Winstanley interviews younger brother Roberto to find out about his artistic journey

Match Hospitality's Jaime Byrom on the future of luxury hospitality

Ahead of the World Cup final, we sit down with Jaime Byrom, executive chairman of MATCH Hospitality, to discuss the evolving landscape of luxury hospitality

Square Mile Watch Awards 2022: Industry Hero, Georges Kern

Meet Breitling CEO, Georges Kern: our 2022 recipient of the Industry Hero gong at the Square Mile Watch Awards. The veteran watch boss sits down with Ben Winstanley to talk about his career and what the future holds for the industry