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Where Craft Meets Art  | Christie's

Where Craft Meets Art | Christie’s

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

This auction will give people the chance to bid on some of the most exemplary craftsmanship the UK has to offer. This auction is a celebration of the intelligence and creativity... Continue reading »

Atlanta to Launch its Inaugural Concours d’elegance at Chateau Elan Golf Resort & Winery| ClassicCars.com

Atlanta to Launch its Inaugural Concours d’elegance at Chateau Elan Golf Resort & Winery| ClassicCars.com

Posted on August 26, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

Now that we’ve survived Monterey Car Week and the Woodward Dream Cruise, is there anything left on the horizon before much of the country has to put its collector cars away for... Continue reading »

Almost $10 million worth of Australian Art up for Grabs at Auction | Ten Eyewitness News

Almost $10 million worth of Australian Art up for Grabs at Auction | Ten Eyewitness News

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

Australian ‘masterpieces’ are expected to run off the shelves next week as 69 works of art go on sale for Sotheby’s Australia’s August sale. Almost $10 million... Continue reading »

What Are You Waiting For? | The Drinks Business

What Are You Waiting For? | The Drinks Business

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

The fine wine market shows no signs of letting up, and although the end of last week saw a slight fall in index terms, as this week has begun we have seen nothing but rising bids,... Continue reading »

The Italian Wine Regions You Should Visit Next | Conde Nast Traveler

The Italian Wine Regions You Should Visit Next | Conde Nast Traveler

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Looking for the next Chianti, Barolo, or Brunello? Oenophiles should plan a trip to one of these wine regions in Italy, chosen by experts as the next big thing. The Italian... Continue reading »

These 2 Classic Cars Made History at Pebble Beach Auto Week | Business Insider

These 2 Classic Cars Made History at Pebble Beach Auto Week | Business Insider

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

Two separate sales records were set at the Pebble Beach auctions this weekend, and they were definitely worth it for these cars. These 2 Classic Cars Made History at Pebble... Continue reading »

Fine Wine Among Most Popular ‘Hobby’ Investments | The Drinks Business

Fine Wine Among Most Popular ‘Hobby’ Investments | The Drinks Business

Posted on August 25, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Wine

According to a new study by Lloyds, one in six investors are sinking their fortunes into “hobby” investments such as fine wine and whisky. Fine Wine Among Most Popular... Continue reading »

Fancy a Lamborghini? Esquire

Fancy a Lamborghini? Esquire

Posted on August 24, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in Cars, News

–The fastest convertible Lamborghini to ever be up for auction. Auctioning a Lamborghini Aventador LP750-4 SV Roadster at the Salon Privé Sale on September 3 at Blenheim... Continue reading »

How Important is a Watch Dealer? | Esquire

How Important is a Watch Dealer? | Esquire

Posted on August 24, 2016 by Jaymie Christine-Kuszai in News, Watches

Before you take the plunge it’s always wise to know what you’re getting into. –There's no two ways about it, online shopping has made it easier than ever to buy a luxury... Continue reading »

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 »

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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