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Don't Whine About Bad Credit, Use Wine As Collateral

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Beverly Loan Company in Beverly Hills, Calif., is among several pawnbrokers which accepts fine wine as collateral. In Britain, someone brought in a case of 1989 Chateau Petrus to secure a loan of $24,000. A spokeswoman at a similar firm in Paris says people there offer a lot of Bordeaux as collateral.
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