Category: Spirits

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The Ultimate Whisky Collection – Sotheby’s, October 2019

November 1st 2019


A few weeks ago a ground-breaking private collection of some of the greatest whiskies in the world, much of it Macallan, was sold at auction. This is one of the first sales of its kind, with whisky taking centre stage instead of playing second fiddle to wine. It shows how important whisky has become as both a collectable and alternative investment. Prices on almost every single bottle went above their estimate and there wasn’t a single unsold lot. Although it’s best to take auction prices with a pinch of salt, this has definitely helped set the current market for the…

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Whisky Market Report | August 2019

August 2nd 2019


Whisky, much like fine wine, has become an established alternative investment class in the last ten years. It has seen significant, even explosive growth of 162% over the last four years, but many whisky and investment analysts observe that the market has only just begun to open up for top brands.