Archive for the ‘Wine’ Category

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Risk Management for Collections

May 16, 2016 at 3:54 pm

Risk management and insurance are two different but interrelated functions when discussing adequate collection care and protection. Protection in the context of this article will mean indemnification not... (more)

Are you using qualified appraisals?

May 8, 2016 at 6:44 pm

It is estimated that only approximately 25% of collectors insure their fine art or other specialty property. Why are the other 75% choosing not to? Some feel that... (more)

Understanding the Appraisal Profession

November 4, 2015 at 4:04 pm

In a recent article written by David S. Bunton, President of The Appraisal Foundation (TAF), and published on the Huffington Post’s website, Mr. Bunton explains what to look... (more)

All Appraisers Aren’t Created Equal

June 22, 2015 at 7:04 pm

There is a lot being written now about hiring qualified appraisers to value your personal property. To help drive that point home, I would like to tell you... (more)

A Little Note on Wauchau Valley Wines

September 24, 2014 at 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 at 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)

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

November 25, 2013 at 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 at 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)

Check your insurance coverage…

May 13, 2013 at 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 at 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)