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Christie's Chases Another Record Season With Modigliani Nude | Bloomberg Business

Christie’s Chases Another Record Season With Modigliani Nude | Bloomberg Business

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

A painting of a female nude by Amedeo Modigliani (ah-mah-DAY'-oh moh-deel-YAH'-nee) that caused a scandal nearly a century ago is going on the auction block for the first time.... Continue reading »

Art Auction 2015: Vive la France! | The Vashon Loop

Art Auction 2015: Vive la France! | The Vashon Loop

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

Vive la France! On September 18 and 19, be transported to Provence and Paris for two nights of French festivities in support of Vashon Allied Arts. The 2015 Art Auction begins... Continue reading »

Cars From the 1980s Are the Most Active on the Auction Market | Bloomberg

Cars From the 1980s Are the Most Active on the Auction Market | Bloomberg

Posted on September 4, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

A new generation of millennial collectors is seriously moving the vintage auto market with their own nostalgia, and  the reign of blue-chip Ferraris on the auction block could be... Continue reading »

Why You Should Spend Labor Day Weekend At Sonoma Wine Country Weekend | Haute Living

Why You Should Spend Labor Day Weekend At Sonoma Wine Country Weekend | Haute Living

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

Sonoma County truly doesn’t get any better than during the annual Sonoma Wine Country Weekend, taking place Sept. 4-6. The Sonoma Harvest Wine Auction is the highlight of the... Continue reading »

Chile Celebrates First National Wine Day | Wines of Chile

Chile Celebrates First National Wine Day | Wines of Chile

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

This Friday, 4 September, is Chile’s inaugural national wine day which will become an annual event in the wine calendar to celebrate Chilean wine and heritage both nationally... Continue reading »

Here’s a Big Gold Rolex for the Gold Watch Skeptic | Bloomberg Business

Here’s a Big Gold Rolex for the Gold Watch Skeptic | Bloomberg Business

Posted on September 1, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Watches

Rolex's gold sport watches are unique beasts. They have the same form factor as steel Submariners and GMT-Masters, just the material and color schemes are changed. So, even though... Continue reading »

What Not To Miss at Salon Privé 2015 | Classic Driver

What Not To Miss at Salon Privé 2015 | Classic Driver

Posted on September 1, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

A world-class concours competition deserves a world-class setting, and in Blenheim Palace, Salon Privé – this year celebrating its 10th anniversary – has found just that…... Continue reading »

Travers Win Means Big Things For Keen Ice | Albany Business Review

Travers Win Means Big Things For Keen Ice | Albany Business Review

Posted on September 1, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Horses, News

Financial planner Steven Bouchey only began investing in horses a year ago and already he is part of one of the biggest upsets in thoroughbred racing. Travers Win Means Big... Continue reading »

Rare £16k Collection of Dom Perignon On Sale | The Drinks Business

Rare £16k Collection of Dom Perignon On Sale | The Drinks Business

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

The wood and slate-based cellar at Hedonism Wines in Mayfair will showcase 11 wines from the Dom Pérignon P3-1959 to the Dom Pérignon P2-1996, presented in lit niches recessed... Continue reading »

Susan Sommer-Luarca Selected as American Pharoah’s Official Artist |America's Best Racing

Susan Sommer-Luarca Selected as American Pharoah’s Official Artist |America’s Best Racing

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

Not only did Sommer-Luarca witness history, she made history of her own - becoming the first ever artist to complete LIVE paintings (literally painting trackside, out in the... Continue reading »

Haute Jewelry: Poolside Glamour | HAUTE TIME

Haute Jewelry: Poolside Glamour | HAUTE TIME

Posted on August 31, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Gems, News

Three ways to maintain style and elegance through your summer. Whether lounging by the pool, soaking up the sun or pretending to get back to work, Bulgari, Cartier, and Chopard... Continue reading »

10 Surprising Habits of Millennial Art Collectors | artnet news

10 Surprising Habits of Millennial Art Collectors | artnet news

Posted on August 31, 2015 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

How do millennials consume in the art world? As the largest generation in the U.S labor force, and a generation of consumers that are on track to spend $1.4 trillion annually by... 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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