This marketplace is attempting to disrupt high-end spirit and wine trading with blockchain tech

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  • Baxus CEO Tzvi Wiesel explains how Baxus is innovating on luxury wine and spirit trading through blockchain technology.

Episode 106 of Season 5 of The Scoop was recorded with The Block's Frank Chaparro and Baxus Founder & CEO Tzvi Wiesel.

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Tzvi Wiesel is the founder and CEO of Baxus, a startup in the wine and spirits industry attempting to revolutionize the way these products are traded, authenticated and valued globally.

In this episode, Wiesel explains how his company leverages blockchain technology for ownership proof, authentication and secure storage — and how Baxus aims to address challenges like opaque pricing and legal complexities in the alcoholic beverage market.


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Davis Quinton is the Director of Podcasts at The Block and runs our flagship podcast called The Scoop, hosted by Frank Chaparro. Since joining The Block as an 'intern' in early 2022, he has worked closely with leaders across departments to translate The Block's written content into engaging multimedia formats. He holds a degree in Social Research & Public Policy from New York University in Abu Dhabi and is based in Sydney, Australia.
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