The Future of Wine

A new bond concept tells vintners how much their wine is worth before it's bottled
Cheers: E-Cep's Sally Wilkinson and Serge Marquié. Source: Photo © Axel Dupeux

When people trade in futures, they're exchanging contracts to buy specific quantities of commodities: things like cattle, silver or solar power. Thanks to a new company, New York City-based E-Cep, there's another item to add to the futures list: wine.

Started by the husband-and-wife team of Serge MarquiĂŠ and

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