Alexander Linz


Alexander Linz

Journalist and writer

based in Vienna / Austria

I would call myself a typical watch aficionado. But, I had the opportunity to turn my hobby into my profession. This was more than 25 years ago … gives you the opportunity to follow my work when I travel to Switzerland, Germany or around the world to see a new watch, to discover a new development and when I meet the movers and shakers of this industry. Many of them have become close friends meanwhile, so I can offer you even more distinguished insights of the worldwide acting watch industry. I do invite you to discover the world of watches with me, with us and to take advantage of our unique database that helps you to find your favorite wristwatch.

You can listen, watch, enjoy and get the right advise how to buy your desired watch …




Latest posts

Another four brands join the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie (SIHH) in 2018

Good news from Geneva! The Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie continues to grow, while the number of exhibitors at Baselworld has been dramatically declining. The central aisles of the SIHH in Geneva are extended for the arrival of Hermès, while a bigger Carré des Horlogers makes room for DeWitt, Chronométrie Ferdinand Berthoud and Romain Gauthier.   

Baume & Mercier Clifton Club Shelby Cobra - a tribute to an iconic race car. Part 2

The two further limited edition chronographs at the heart of the Clifton Club Shelby Cobra collection also reflect style and performance. The 44 mm diameter case made out of polished and satin-finished stainless steel matches the aerodynamic contours of the Daytona body shape.

The Blancpain X Fathoms - the most astonishing and sophisticated diving watch ever built.

Did you watch the spectacular Blancpain video? I personally already watched it twice, since what you see is so amazing and unique. I am sure some of you did see the Blancpain diving watch on the wrist of the divers. If you asked yourself which model it was, here comes the answer: It was the The Blancpain X Fathoms. So in brief this is all you need to know about the the most astonishing and sophisticated diving watch ever built ...

Omega together with the Emirates New Zealand Team at the 35th America´s Cup in Bermuda

The race is on. America´s Cup challenger Emirates Team New Zealand tries to bring the cup home. Since 1995 Omega is a partner and sponsor of the Kiwis. "22 years on a bumpy road", as Emirates Team New Zealand CEO Grant Dalton told me in the America´s Cup village in Bermuda. I also talked to Raynald Aeschlimann, the CEO and President of Omega. Listen to my interviews and discover the two new Omega America´s Cup timepieces. 

TAG Heuer is celebrating Aryton Senna´s first victory of the Monaco Grand Prix in 1987


The TAG Heuer Heuer-01 proprietary automatic chronograph calibre is for the first time paired with the Senna design codes. The 45 mm black brushed steel case of the TAG Heuer Carrera Heuer-01 chronograph with some touches of red showcases a skeleton dial. Its sapphire case back allows the Manufacture movement to be admired. The watch is sold for 5550 Euro including VAT.

Frédérique Constant & Alpina are investing 10 Million Swiss Francs in Plan-les-Ouates

The Frédérique Constant & Alpina Group is investing 10 Million Swiss Francs to enlarge its production site in Plan-les-Ouates near Geneva. The goal ist to expand the production capacity to 250.000 pieces. "Business is doing well", Peter Stas told me yesterday. The objective now is: To expand accessible luxury. Did I make you curious? Then I invite you to listen to my interview to get the full update ...