Ben Winstanley

Ben Winstanley

Deputy Editor

Ben Winstanley's articles

The most exciting watches of 2019

In a year full of horological marvels, what watches stand out above the rest? We delve into the most complex, most expensive and most impressive showstoppers from the world's biggest watch exhibitions

The Best Rose Gold Watches Money Can Buy

A decade ago, rose gold became the new must-have material in watchmaking. Now it’s de rigueur, with yellow gold making up less than 10% of sales. Here are our favourite rose gold timepieces on the market right now…

The IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Spitfire is one of the hottest watches of 2019

Fresh from its unveiling at Salon International de Haute Horlogerie in Geneva, the IWC Pilot’s Watch Chronograph Spitfire is one of the hottest watches of 2019

Golfer to watch: Xander Schauffele

Which golfer is most likely to make a Major breakthrough in 2019? You could do worth than put your money on 2017 Rookie of the Year Xander Schauffele...

Tom Kerridge has finally come to London, and Kerridge's Bar & Grill is worth the wait

Tom Kerridge has come a long way since his Great British Menu win – and finally he’s made it to London

Square Mile guide to gifting perfume

Need help choosing a fragrance for your loved ones this Christmas? We’ve teamed up with The House of Creed and renowned perfume expert Eva Carlo to bring you an expert’s guide

Join Bibendum Oyster Bar for live jazz on Sundays

Spend your Sundays slurping oysters and listening to smooth jazz at iconic South Kensington haunt Bibendum Oyster Bar

Golf in the wild wild west of Ireland

From fearsome links layouts like Carne to the plush parkland courses of Adare Manor, Ben Winstanley braves the Irish elements to experience the best of the Wild Atlantic West

Instagram star Watch Anish talks timepieces, social media and the future of horology

Anish Bhatt is not your average watch collector or social media influencer: he’s changed the face of horology for good. He tells Ben Winstanley how he turned his passion into 1.75m Instagram followers

Lisbon golf: wild courses and spectacular settings

The Algarve might grab the headlines, but Ben Winstanley finds Lisbon’s Silver Coast to be teeming with great natural golf courses

Panerai's latest watch is an art deco delight

Old school is the new school when it comes to the new Panerai Radiomir 1940 3 Days Acciaio, which takes its inspiration from the brand’s beginnings as a watch store, opened in Florence in 1860

Everything you need to know about the Breitling Premier collection

The Breitling Premier collection was once the jewel in the watch manufacturer's crown – now it's back and better than ever. Vintage timepiece fans are going to love this…

"Winning is not enough for us": Beauden Barrett is coming for England

Rugby is his religion – and Beauden Barrett is ready to take England to church. Ben Winstanley finds out what it takes to become two-time World Rugby Player of the Year

Gielly Green at Four Seasons at Ten Trinity Square | hair salon review

Square Mile sends Ben Winstanley and Jordan Kelly-Linden to the newly opened Gielly Green at the Four Seasons in Ten Trinity Square to discover one of the best hair salons in the City

Best Independent Watch Brands of SIHH 2018

Technical, boundary-pushing and unique timepieces produced by small independent watch brands – check out the most interesting watches of Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH)

Six golfers who could decide the Ryder Cup

The thrills and spills of the Ryder Cup are around the corner, but who are the key players for Europe and the USA? Ben Winstanley examines the team sheet to find the golfers who might make the difference

The crucial holes of Le Golf National: the host of Ryder Cup 2018

Ahead of the world’s finest golfers arriving at Le Golf National for the Ryder Cup, Ben Winstanley outlines this year’s crucial holes

Tiger Woods is back – and golf is all the better for it

In his greatest performance in a decade Tiger Woords willed the opposition into submission with a display of calm and collected golf

"I would love to taste the wine served at the wedding in Cana" – Jan Konetzki, sommelier

It’s a tough job, but someone has to be the director of wine and Chateau Latour ambassador at Ten Trinity Square Private Club.

Inside Château Margaux: the secrets of the world-famous Bordeaux vineyard

Go behind the scenes at the legendary Château Margaux as Ben Winstanley finds out how the Bordeaux wine keeps going from strength to strength in the 21st century