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A Little Note on Wauchau Valley Wines

September 24, 2014 2:23 pm

Located in Austria along the Danube River between the village of Melk and Krems, Wauchau is a small wine region in the Western part of the country that... (more)

Insuring Art At Home

July 28, 2014 3:04 pm

To follow up with my last post on Understanding How To Insure Fine Art, here I am going to touch on your home collections. Again, as always, I... (more)

Understanding how to insure fine art.

July 24, 2014 8:07 pm

A question was asked recently in a LinkedIn group: “Should all art be insured or just some art?” Well, you all must know what comes next… It Depends.... (more)

Private Wine/Liquor Stores Falling to “Big Box” Grocers

November 25, 2013 5:23 pm

I just read an article in the Cleveland Scene Magazine (online version) regarding the Ohio wine and liquor business. Most of the information I was aware of and... (more)

Knowing your s…tuff: Connoisseurship in Art and other Fine Things

August 5, 2013 5:50 pm

While researching a painting for an appraisal I began to remember a discussion on connoisseurship in one of my appraisal courses. What is it? How do you obtain... (more)

Membership in the Irish IPAV !!

July 12, 2013 12:54 pm

I have just been accepted to join the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers in Ireland as an Overseas Member. I will now be offering appraisal services to... (more)

Artwork damaged in recent & Ongoing Fires or Storms?

June 12, 2013 12:33 pm

Do you have enough paperwork handling the structure loss? Did your insured have artwork damaged in you loss? I can assist you with the identification of the artwork... (more)

This is the second and final part of my thoughts on appraising wine aptly titled;

May 13, 2013 5:39 pm

Know Your Grapes – Appraising Wine  ~~ Part Deux ~~  As with any appraisal, when selecting a qualified appraiser look for a formal, up to date, education in appraisal theory,... (more)

Check your insurance coverage…

May 13, 2013 5:36 pm

The following is an excerpt from a blog by The Center for Art Law. Flaum v. Great Northern Insurance Company. Lesson: Review the policy for adequate coverage             While insurance... (more)

Know Your Grapes – Appraising Wine

April 9, 2013 6:44 pm

Know Your Grapes – Appraising Wine   Selecting an appraiser for your valuable assets is difficult enough; don’t get “tanked” over selecting one for your wine collection!  ... (more)