Wine is "most social treasure"

Thursday, 18 October, 2012
Rupert Millar,
A report commissioned by Barclays Bank has found that wine, if not always the top financial choice, is certainly the most sociable.
The “Treasures” in the report covered classic cars, art, sculpture, antique furniture, jewellery, precious metals, coins, stamps and rugs/tapestries, while then considering the motivations behind the collection of each object both as financial and emotional assets. 

As Thomas Kalaris, executive chairman of Barclays in the Americas stated at the beginning of the report: “Owning possessions that are financially valuable, emotionally pleasing and culturally significant is a timeless tradition and one that shows no sign of abating. “

Indeed, the recent record valuations achieved at auction for... read on


Our most social treasure.
Our most social treasure.

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