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Half of Parker’s Top 49 Wines Available For Under £4,500 | iNVEZZ

Half of Parker’s Top 49 Wines Available For Under £4,500 | iNVEZZ

Posted on August 4, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

In a blog post on Wednesday, fine wine marketplace Liv-ex noted that currently more than half of the 49 wines that Robert Parker holds a ‘perfect’ 100/100 score on can be... Continue reading »

US Overtakes China As Leading Auction Marketplace For Art | Artlyst

US Overtakes China As Leading Auction Marketplace For Art | Artlyst

Posted on August 4, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Once again, the United States has overtaken China as the world's leading marketplace for art at auction. After a record 2015 the US showed growth due to the sale of major works... Continue reading »

Cartier Reinvents Its Paris Nouvelle Vague Collection | Wallpaper

Cartier Reinvents Its Paris Nouvelle Vague Collection | Wallpaper

Posted on August 4, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Gems, News

Since 1999, Cartier's 'Paris Nouvelle Vague' collection has been addressing and capturing a younger clientele with buoyantly original yet elegant designs. It is now in its... Continue reading »

John Chamberlain's First UK Exhibition Takes Edinburgh | Wallpaper

John Chamberlain’s First UK Exhibition Takes Edinburgh | Wallpaper

Posted on August 4, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting the first public exhibition of the work of late American artist John Chamberlain in the UK. John Chamberlain, installation view,... Continue reading »

Spotlight on Clos des Papes | Liv-Ex

Spotlight on Clos des Papes | Liv-Ex

Posted on August 4, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Acclaimed Vintages: Clos des Papes’ ten most recent vintages (2004-13) have an average score of 95.5 from the Wine Advocate, with all of them achieving scores of 90 or above.... Continue reading »

Fine Wine Investors to Bid For Bordeaux And Burgundy Vintages at Spink’s Singapore Sale| iNVEZZ

Fine Wine Investors to Bid For Bordeaux And Burgundy Vintages at Spink’s Singapore Sale| iNVEZZ

Posted on August 3, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Connoisseurs invited to ‘An Evening of Selected Rums, Fine Wines, Whiskies and Cognacs’ Fine Wine Investors to Bid For Bordeaux And Burgundy Vintages at Spink’s Singapore... Continue reading »

Pebble Beach Automotive Week 2015 | Pebble Beach Concours

Pebble Beach Automotive Week 2015 | Pebble Beach Concours

Posted on August 3, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

TURBO-CHARGE YOUR STYLE: In 2 weeks  Monterey Car Week & Pebble Beach Concours  will cruise into the Monterey Bay Peninsula in California. The area hosts the convergence of... Continue reading »

Fine Wine Investors Favour Large Formats in Online July Auction | iNVEZZ

Fine Wine Investors Favour Large Formats in Online July Auction | iNVEZZ

Posted on August 3, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Larger formats benefit from price premiums compared to the more traditional 75cl bottles. Fine Wine Investors Favour Large Formats in Online July Auction |... Continue reading »

10 Stunning Images Of Australia’s Wine Country | | Drink Me

10 Stunning Images Of Australia’s Wine Country | | Drink Me

Posted on August 3, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Over the decades, Australia has become home to some of the world’s most sought after wines on the planet. Its climate makes for the ideal breeding ground for multiple grape... Continue reading »

How to Stock Your Wine Cellar with $40-$80 Bottles | Natalie Maclean

How to Stock Your Wine Cellar with $40-$80 Bottles | Natalie Maclean

Posted on July 31, 2015 by Adam Ford in News, Wine

For those looking to stock their wine cellar in the $40-$80 per bottle range, will notice that many of the budget-friendly wines I recommended also produce premium wines in this... Continue reading »

Australian Wine Grape Growers and Wine Makers at a Crossroads About Their Future | ABC Rural

Australian Wine Grape Growers and Wine Makers at a Crossroads About Their Future | ABC Rural

Posted on July 31, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Wine industry law firm Finlaysons says many Australian wine grape growers and wine makers are considering their financial future, and are thinking about succession planning,... Continue reading »

Take a 360-Degree GoPro Ride On Winning Horse American Pharoah | CNET

Take a 360-Degree GoPro Ride On Winning Horse American Pharoah | CNET

Posted on July 31, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Horses, News

Your only chance to ride the newest Triple Crown winner comes from an immersive GoPro video that puts you in the saddle of the elite horse. Take a 360-Degree GoPro Ride On... Continue reading »

Chronicles

Meet the Wine Educator and Personality: Leslie Sbrocco

Meet the Wine Educator and Personality: Leslie Sbrocco

Posted on September 12, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles, Wine

Touchinvest recently spoke with Leslie Sbrocco, one of the most entertaining and recognizable commentators in the North American wine community.  Leslie’s passion for the wine business has matured like a quality cabernet blend and her career to date has been both diverse and colorful.    A regular on NBC’s Today Show, Leslie is one of the Continue reading »

Meet the Entrepreneurial Watch Connoisseur: Randy Brandoff

Meet the Entrepreneurial Watch Connoisseur: Randy Brandoff

Posted on August 18, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles, Watches

Touchinvest recently spoke with Randy Brandoff, Founder of Eleven James, a membership business that is redefining the way that connoisseurs and enthusiasts explore and indulge their passions for high-end watches.  In its simplest form Eleven James provides an opportunity to “try before you buy”, however Randy is always thinking about what’s over the horizon for Continue reading »

Meet the Classic Car Expert: Robert Minnick

Meet the Classic Car Expert: Robert Minnick

Posted on August 15, 2014 by Adam Ford in Cars, Chronicles

Touchinvest recently spoke with Robert Minnick, Senior Managing Partner of Classic Auto Funds (CAF), an innovative platform offering a suite of investment, experience and information for classic car enthusiasts looking to indulge their collective senses in all things beautiful, fast, loud, shiny and rare.  Robert and his partners at CAF are offering “insider access” to Continue reading »

Meet the Swiss Watchmaking Partnership: Morten Linde & Jorn Werdelin

Meet the Swiss Watchmaking Partnership: Morten Linde & Jorn Werdelin

Posted on May 23, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles, Watches

Touchinvest recently spoke with Jorn Werdelin and Morten Linde, the founders of Linde Werdelin, a brand of luxury sports timepieces and attachable precision digital instruments for the skiing and/or diving enthusiast. This partnership, forged as a childhood friendship in Denmark has endured over the decades to bring together their complimentary skills and experience. The result Continue reading »

Meet the Dealer in Beautiful & Collectible Watches: Hamilton Powell

Meet the Dealer in Beautiful & Collectible Watches: Hamilton Powell

Posted on May 21, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles, Watches

Touchinvest recently spoke with Hamilton Powell – Founder and CEO of Crown & Caliber, a young and fresh approach to the timeless business of buying and selling beautiful and collectible watches.  Both Hamilton and his fast growing company are the epitome of the paradigm that Touchinvest is mapping and observing, across the various categories of Continue reading »

Meet the Numismatist: Douglas Winter

Meet the Numismatist: Douglas Winter

Posted on January 23, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles

Touchinvest recently spoke with Doug Winter, founder of Doug Winter Numismatics and raregoldcoins.com about his passion for the rare coin business and the evolution of his business interests.  Doug has been involved in the coin business for over 40 years and has become one of the authorities in his chosen niche of US 18th & Continue reading »

Meet the Swiss Watch Expert: Nathalie Veysset

Meet the Swiss Watch Expert: Nathalie Veysset

Posted on January 22, 2014 by Adam Ford in Chronicles, Watches

Touchinvest recently spoke with Nathalie Veysset, Founder of Eadness – a startup focused on pairing connoisseurs of the world’s finest and most collectible watches with the independent watch brands that are differentiating themselves as the collectibles of the future.  “Eadness” describes the feeling of happiness derived from wealth and luxury and Nathalie is dedicated to Continue reading »

Meet the Wine Connoisseur: Stanislas d'Aramon

Meet the Wine Connoisseur: Stanislas d’Aramon

Posted on November 29, 2013 by Adam Ford in Chronicles

Touchinvest recently spoke with Stanislas d’Aramon, co-owner of Chateau Figeac, about the upcoming launch of the wine fund he has co-founded (Fine Chateaux Collectors Fund), his life and his deep history in the Bordeaux wine culture.  It was a poetic conversation full of rarified experiences which he happily and generously shared.  Some highlights below. Touchinvest: Stanislas, you Continue reading »

Meet the Art Advisor: Annelien Bruins

Meet the Art Advisor: Annelien Bruins

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Touch Invest in Art, Chronicles

Annelien Bruins is an art advisor, writer and global citizen currently working for Tang Investments, located in New York, Miami, London and Hong Kong. Tang Investments, where Annelien is Chief Operating Officer and Senior Art Advisor, provides clients with transactional advice (private sales, auction representation, sourcing and placing works, price discovery and due diligence) and Continue reading »

Meet the Wine Connoisseur: Charles Curtis

Meet the Wine Connoisseur: Charles Curtis

Posted on May 11, 2013 by Touch Invest in Chronicles, Wine

Touchinvest met with Charles Curtis over a glass of white wine at Lexington Brass in New York City, in between his trips to Asia and Istanbul, to chat about wine, investing and the prestigious Master of Wine honor. Charles Curtis MW is the founder of a fine wine advisory serving private, trade and institutional clients Continue reading »

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