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1936 Lancia Astura takes Best of Show at Pebble Beach | ClassicCars.com

1936 Lancia Astura takes Best of Show at Pebble Beach | ClassicCars.com

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

A 1936 Lancia Astura cabriolet with coachwork designed by Pinin Farina won Best of Show honors Sunday at the 66th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. 1936 Lancia Astura takes... Continue reading »

Small Screen Boosts Confidence in Fine Wine | The Drinks Business

Small Screen Boosts Confidence in Fine Wine | The Drinks Business

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Beady-eyed investors will have had the chance to see and hear Amphora’s own James Fletcher on CNBC last Thursday. Yes folks, the fine wine market has been barreling ahead at... Continue reading »

Jack B Yeats Painting Owned by David Bowie to be Auctioned | The Irish Times

Jack B Yeats Painting Owned by David Bowie to be Auctioned | The Irish Times

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Sleep Sound, an oil-on-canvas measuring 18x24 inches, has been valued at up to £180,000 (€208,000) and is to be sold at auction by Sotheby’s in London in November. Jack B... Continue reading »

Wave Of Mergers And Acquisitions Sweeps U.S. Wineries | Forbes

Wave Of Mergers And Acquisitions Sweeps U.S. Wineries | Forbes

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Over the past several months, there’s been a drumbeat of big-name mergers and acquisitions in the U.S. wine industry. –the purchasing of wineries themselves seems to be the... Continue reading »

Eye Candy: Concorso Italiano | ClassicCars.com

Eye Candy: Concorso Italiano | ClassicCars.com

Posted on August 22, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News, Vintage

The cars of Lamborghini and Alfa Romeo were highlighted during the 2016 edition, as the groundbreaking Lamborghini Miura and the Alfa Duetto roadster mark their 50th anniversaries... Continue reading »

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: IWC Mark XVIII | WatchTime

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: IWC Mark XVIII | WatchTime

Posted on August 22, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Watches

This week, we make our way back to the IWC Pilot’s Watch collection, and take a look at one of the newest releases within the series, the Mark XVIII. Vintage Eye for the... Continue reading »

Quail Lodge Auction at Pebble Beach Car Week | Bonhams

Quail Lodge Auction at Pebble Beach Car Week | Bonhams

Posted on August 19, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

The 19th annual Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction will be an historic event in auction history. Scheduled for Friday, the 19th of August, during the famous Monterey Peninsula / Pebble... Continue reading »

Living with Art | Christie's

Living with Art | Christie’s

Posted on August 19, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Living with Art Sale 12197 coming next week August 23-34 at New York, Rockefeller Plaza. Living with Art August 23-24 |... Continue reading »

5 Questions to Ask When You're Buying Wine | Bon Appetit

5 Questions to Ask When You’re Buying Wine | Bon Appetit

Posted on August 18, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Buying wine isn’t as soul-crushing as buying new jeans, but it’s still pretty stressful. All those labels that say so much and mean nothing at all,... with all those words you... Continue reading »

Madonna Is Coming to Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 | Miami New Times

Madonna Is Coming to Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 | Miami New Times

Posted on August 18, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Miami during Art Basel is the ultimate material world. So it's no wonder that the Material Girl plans to stage an appearance during this year's Miami Art Week. Madonna Is... Continue reading »

Online Wine Auction House Launches in HK | The Drinks Business

Online Wine Auction House Launches in HK | The Drinks Business

Posted on August 18, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Hong Kong wine merchant Links Concept and a group of Asia-based wine specialists have launched Bidvino.com – a new online wine auction site aimed at private collectors and... Continue reading »

Wine Investing May be Your Tipple of Choice | CNBC

Wine Investing May be Your Tipple of Choice | CNBC

Posted on August 18, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

In the current sobering environment of stock market volatility and uncertainty, investing in fine wines can provide a hedge against recession, experts have told CNBC. Wine... 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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