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Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on May 12, 2016

Sometimes packaging delights us; sometimes it turns us off; sometimes it sadly becomes more of a focus than the liquid it’s intended to position, enhance and display… Rarely does…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on May 3, 2016

It is with great sadness that we move into May’s round of whisky auctions. Scotch Whisky Auctions opened the new month’s bidding with nothing less than devastating news that Loch…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on April 4, 2016

Balvenie’s old golden-balls lost their lustre recently. We reported a steep decline in values across the board in our 2015 annual review. Two short years ago, it seemed the…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on March 31, 2016

While volumes dipped, values did the opposite. March saw frankly incredible increases in some of the Rare Whisky indices. Increases which cannot be sustained in the medium to long…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on March 10, 2016

2016 has already seen significant increases in price for certain bottles of Scotch. As we move towards the end of Q1, that up-trend shows no immediate signs of let-up.

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