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  • Wine dealer accused of fraud that drove up prices worldwide

    Wine dealer accused of fraud that drove up prices worldwide
    NEW YORK — Wine expert Michael Egan eyed the six bottles of purported 1966 Montrachet sitting at the front of the courtroom. "They wouldn't look out of place in the urology department at Mt. Sinai," Egan said as he noted the cloudy liquid's sickly...
  • High-living wine collector who ran fake factory convicted of fraud

    High-living wine collector who ran fake factory convicted of fraud
    NEW YORK -- A federal jury convicted a former high-living wine collector of fraud Wednesday for using his Los Angeles home as a fake wine factory and running a counterfeit operation that prosecutors said victimized wine drinkers, collectors, and producers...
  • Buy some good books, do a great deed

    Buy some good books, do a great deed
    Most of us, when we get touched by something we’ve read, reflect on it briefly and then move on, swept along by the tidal pull of our daily lives. Not Luisa Weiss; not this time. Weiss, proprietor of the popular Wednesday Chef blog and author of...
  • Wine collector is convicted of fraud

    Wine collector is convicted of fraud
    NEW YORK — He was the onetime golden boy of the Los Angeles wine scene, but Rudy Kurniawan's life as a high-profile collector of rare vintages ended Wednesday when a jury convicted him of fraud for operating a fake wine factory and selling...
  • William Morris Endeavor targets sports with $2.3-billion IMG buy

    William Morris Endeavor targets sports with $2.3-billion IMG buy
    The next battleground for Hollywood's hotshot agents is the stadium, not the back lot. Studios are making fewer films, and paydays for A-list actors and directors aren't as big as they used to be. And though there has been explosive growth in new...
  • Detroit Institute of Arts pieces valued as high as $867 million

    Detroit Institute of Arts pieces valued as high as $867 million
    Works of art at the Detroit Institute of Art have been valued as high as $867 million in a report from the auction house Christie's that was officially delivered to the city Thursday. The valuation only covers those pieces that were purchased by the...
  • George Zimmerman painting sells on EBay for $100,099.99

    George Zimmerman painting sells on EBay for $100,099.99
    How much is a painting created by George Zimmerman worth? For one EBay bidder, $100,099.99 was just the right price. The user’s prize: A signed 18-inch-by-24-inch oil painting of a blue American flag featuring a part of the Pledge of Allegiance,...
  • Asking price for Jackie Robinson rookie of the year award cut 95%

    Asking price for Jackie Robinson rookie of the year award cut 95%
    For sports memorabilia collectors looking for a last-minute Christmas gift suggestion, how about a treasured Jackie Robinson artifact? Better yet: It's marked down like an item at a Black Friday sale! The Lelands auction house announced last week that...
  • A bid to restore spiritual artifacts to Hopi and Apache tribes

    A bid to restore spiritual artifacts to Hopi and Apache tribes
    They were two veteran emissaries for a Los Angeles-based philanthropy, tasked with staging a clandestine operation to rescue a series of Native American spiritual artifacts from public sale half a world away. This month, Annenberg Foundation staffers...
  • First Times Drive: Acura RLX Sport Hybrid AWD

    First Times Drive: Acura RLX Sport Hybrid AWD
    Consider it Acura’s flagship flagship.   Next spring, Honda’s luxury division will put on sale the pinnacle of the brand’s lineup, the RLX Sport Hybrid AWD. As the name implies, this zestier version of Acura’s largish-midsize car...
  • Ford to auction world's first 2015 Mustang GT for charity

    Ford to auction world's first 2015 Mustang GT for charity
    Ford will auction off for charity the world’s first production version of the all-new Mustang in January, the automaker has announced. Just don’t expect it to go for cheap. The 2015 Mustang GT will be offered without reserve on Jan. 18 at the...