About the Author
Elyse Luray has been a featured auctioneer at "A Toast To Women In Wine," a partnership with Wine Spectator magazine to host the nation's premier celebration of female winemakers and fine cuisine. She can also be seen at the podium at Miami's Food and Wine auction and the Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation. Elyse is an appraiser and historian in popular culture, formerly on the staff of Christie's and was a regular on Antiques Roadshow. Currently she is one of five hosts on PBS' History Detectives. Elyse has also been the appraiser on the yearly HGTV special The Longest Yard Sale and for the popular HGTV show If Walls Could Talk and is a contributor on the Nate Berkus Show as an appraiser.