WineAlpha Launches in Hong Kong Offering Innovative Wine Authentication & Advisory Services – Charles Curtis MW
WineAlpha Limited is pleased to announce an innovative advisory service for collectors and investors of fine and rare wine. WineAlpha’s principal, Charles Curtis MW, former head of Christie’s wine department in Hong Kong, will provide advice on both buying and selling of rare wine and appraisals of wine collections. WineAlpha will authenticate wines either before or after purchase using state of the art techniques to examine all aspects of a wine bottle and compare them to known examples, and can even offer the ability to taste these wines without removing the cork, thanks to the unique Coravin technology that is in the final stages of development that recently launched to the general public in July, 2013.
Collect and Invest; Evaluate and Appraise; Maximize Profit Help From Well-Tasted Expert Charles Curtis MW
Charles Curtis’s specialty is assisting private or institutional clients to build a portfolio of fine wine capable of providing significant return on investment, great drinking pleasure, or both. His long experience with rare wine enables him to accurately and quickly appraise your collection and to comment with authority on the authenticity of your rare wines. His intimate knowledge of the auction market and numerous contacts among the world wine trade ensures that when it is time to sell that you will maximize the return on your investment.
Author and International Expert Shares Unbridled Passion for Cheese as Educator and Spokesperson Laura Werlin
Laura Werlin is a life-long connoisseur of cheese as well as one of the country’s foremost authorities. She is a James Beard award-winning author of six books on the subject, and a sought-after speaker and spokesperson for consumer and trade organizations. Her most recent book is Mac & Cheese, Please!: 50 Super Cheesy Recipes. She was recently inducted into the international Les Guildes des Fromagers.
Reporting From Barcelona: Diam wine closures, The guardian of aromas Becky Sue Epstein
Becky Sue Epstein, wine and spirits expert, editor, broadcaster and consultant in the fields of wine, spirits, food and travel joins us from Barcelona at the end of a fact-finding trip to France, Portugal and Spain to learn about Diam wine closures. The guardian of aromas; All the advantages of cork, without the inconveniences.She shares her findings.