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The King George V Penny Could Fetch as Much as £115,000 When it Goes Under the Hammer

The King George V Penny Could Fetch as Much as £115,000 When it Goes Under the Hammer

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Rare Coins

A rare 1933 penny is expected to fetch a record £115,000 when it is goes up for auction next month. The penny is said to be one of the rarest coins of the 20th century as only... Continue reading »

Bonhams’ Quail Sale Addsr Trio of Pre-War Classics to its Docket|ClassicCars.com

Bonhams’ Quail Sale Addsr Trio of Pre-War Classics to its Docket|ClassicCars.com

Posted on July 29, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

They may not have the provenance of being driven by Tazio Nuvolari or of having been owned by Jane Russell or Diana Ross, but three pre-war cars that are on the docket for Bonhams... Continue reading »

The One White Wine From France You Need To Be Drinking | Vine Pair

The One White Wine From France You Need To Be Drinking | Vine Pair

Posted on July 28, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

If there is one French white wine that you definitely need in your repertoire, especially if you like oysters, it’s Muscadet. Sometimes, people hear “Muscadet” and think of... Continue reading »

No Longer Safe And Forgettable, Chilean Wine is Back in Fashion | The Telegraph

No Longer Safe And Forgettable, Chilean Wine is Back in Fashion | The Telegraph

Posted on July 28, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Wine regions drift in and out of fashion. As one reputation falls, another rises, and at the moment Chile is on the up. No Longer Safe And Forgettable, Chilean Wine is Back in... Continue reading »

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: IWC Aquatimer Automatic | WatchTime

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: IWC Aquatimer Automatic | WatchTime

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Watches

The IWC Aquatimer, founded originally as a line of Super Compressor-style watches in 1967, was a series of casual diving pieces developed by IWC to cater to the growing hobby of... Continue reading »

Updates to Liv-ex 100 | Liv-Ex

Updates to Liv-ex 100 | Liv-Ex

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Liv-ex has announced that it has made a number of changes to the Liv-ex 100 index in its annual update, with two Bordeaux labels now being listed for the first time. Updates to... Continue reading »

Stable of Prancing Horses Could Garner Gooding $58m in Pebble Beach | Classic Driver

Stable of Prancing Horses Could Garner Gooding $58m in Pebble Beach | Classic Driver

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

For enthusiasts and collectors of blue-chip Ferraris, next month’s auctions during Monterey Car Week are shaping up to be very exciting indeed. Gooding & Company’s latest... Continue reading »

Van Cleef & Arpels Unveils Emeraude en Majeste: Ode to an Exceptional Stone | France Today

Van Cleef & Arpels Unveils Emeraude en Majeste: Ode to an Exceptional Stone | France Today

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Gems, News

During the Couture Paris Fashion Week, Van Cleef & Arpels unveiled its latest high jewellery collection – Emeraude en Majeste.  The emerald, also called the “King of... Continue reading »

Frédérique Constant Vintage Rally | World Tempus

Frédérique Constant Vintage Rally | World Tempus

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Watches

— With this special edition, Frederique Constant celebrates the memory of the Austin Healey sports cars. Frédérique Constant Vintage Rally | World... Continue reading »

A Wine Tale – Proper Storage | WealthManagement.com

A Wine Tale – Proper Storage | WealthManagement.com

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Winston Art Group was recently approached by clients who had inherited a wine collection, which, unfortunately, had not been properly stored. They were kind enough to allow us to... Continue reading »

Sneak Peek: Singapore International Jewelry Expo 2016 | Blouin ArtInfo

Sneak Peek: Singapore International Jewelry Expo 2016 | Blouin ArtInfo

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Art, News

Singapore International Jewelry Expo (SIJE) debuted its newest edition on July 21, and runs for four days only. SIJE 2016 is presenting a wide array of diamonds, precious stones,... Continue reading »

France Wine Output Drops as Hail, Frost Hit Champagne, Burgundy | Forbes

France Wine Output Drops as Hail, Frost Hit Champagne, Burgundy | Forbes

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

France’s wine production may decline to its lowest level in three years after spring frost and hailstorms wiped out grapes from Champagne to Burgundy and the Loire River valley,... 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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