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Chocolate Country

Chocolate Country

Switzerland’s Finest Chocolatiers Text and photos by Ron Stern The Swiss are known for many things, among them: banking, scenery, watches, and chocolate. The latter, in all its forms, is the one that almost miraculously transcends borders and cultures and binds the people and country together. The Swiss pioneered the development of milk chocolate in […]

The du Pont Experience

by Jeff and Stephanie Sylva The legacies of America’s rich industrialists, such as the summer mansions of Newport, R.I., have long been popular attractions for visitors wishing to vicariously experience the Golden Age splendor of our country’s wealthiest families. One of the most significant family legacies of wealth and influence is that of the du […]