In The Media


Rare Whisky 101 have been covered widely in the press and media in recent years and noted below are some of the key pieces of media coverage with links by year and topic – topics such as Record Prices, Fakes & Fraudsters, Reports & Insight and lastly, Investing & Collecting.

We hope you enjoy reading them.

Cheers, Andy & David.


2018

Rare whisky market dominated by fakes, testing shows

https://edition.cnn.com/travel/article/rare-whisky...


A Chinese millionaire paid US$10,000 for a glass of fake 1868 whisky

https://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/2178996/chinese-millionaire-paid-us10000-glass-fake...


Dram and blast: third of vintage Scotch whisky found to be fake

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/scotland/dram-and-blast...


That's DRAM bad news! Tests show one-third of bottles of vintage Scotch worth up to £635,000 are fake

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6518559/Thats-DRAM-bad-news...


Soaring demand for rare whisky sees fake industry making £600k bottles

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/12/20/soaring-demand-rare-whisky...


Rare whisky market flooded with fakes, says dealer

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/dec/20/rare-whisky-market...


Third of rare Scotch whiskies tested found to be fake

More than a third of vintage Scotch whiskies tested at a specialist laboratory have been found to be fake
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-46566703


Reports & Insight

Toasting the success of rare whisky at auction
https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2018/08/value-of...


Investing & Collecting

How whisky became THE must-have investment
https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/1030258/...


Fakes & Fraudsters

Is your whisky the real deal?
https://robbreport.com/food-drink/spirits/rare-whi...


Record Prices

How much would you pay for a rare bottle of The Macallan?
http://fortune.com/2018/10/02/mcallan-whisky-aucti...


Investing & Collecting

https://robbreport.com/food-drink/spirits/buying-whisky-whole-casks-eg18-2827222/


Investing & Collecting

Whisky: spend it or save it?
https://www.forbes.com/sites/joemicallef/2018/02/0...


Record Prices

RW101’s David Robertson gives his verdict on the record-breaking Macallan Adami
https://www.sundaypost.com/fp/the-30000-dram-from-...


Reports & Insight

Auction market for rare whisky breaks the £25M barrier
https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2018/02/rare-wh...


Fakes & Forgeries

https://robbreport.com/food-drink/spirits/rare-whisky-fake-2818361/


2017

Reports & Insight

The business for unique Scotch Whisky is experiencing remarkable growth
https://www.insider.co.uk/news/market-rare-scotch-...


Reports & Insight

Private possession of whisky across the globe is estimated to be £75 million
https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2017/12/private-...


Investing & Collecting

The top 10 most investible bottles of rare Scotch whisky
https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2017/02/top-10-...


Fakes & Fraudsters

How to recognise a fake whisky
https://www.ft.com/content/4b51e11a-c92d-11e7-8536...


Fakes & Fraudsters

RW101 uncovers the world’s most expensive fake
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-bu...


Reports & Insight

Whisky vs wine – the great investment debate
https://www.spectator.co.uk/2017/09/rare-whiskies-...


Reports & Insight

Market for quality rare casks begins to gather pace
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-bu...


Reports & Insight

Rare whisky enjoys a stellar year
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/25/why-alternative-in...


Reports & Insight

RW101 launches cask whisky brokerage
https://howtospendit.ft.com/food-drink/202411-coll...


2016

Fakes & Fraudsters

Rare Whisky 101 cautions against counterfeit rare whiskies
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/741893/whisky-ex...


Fakes & Fraudsters

Rare Whisky 101 discovers a fake Laphroaig
https://www.thespiritsbusiness.com/2016/12/rw101-u...


Investing & Collecting

9 whiskies to start your collection
https://www.standard.co.uk/lifestyle/foodanddrink/...


Reports & Insight

Auction market for rare Scotch whisky continues to prosper
https://scotchwhisky.com/magazine/latest-news/1097...


Fakes & Fraudsters

Caveat emptor: fakes aplenty!
https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2016/12/whisky-b...


Reports & Insight

A global thirst for liquid gold
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/22/arts/internatio...


2015

Reports & Insight

Stating the case for investing in rare whisky
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/w...


Reports & Insight

Investment in the rare whisky auction market is reaching new heights
https://www.thedrinksbusiness.com/2015/02/rare-whi...


Reports & Insight

Rare whisky auction market experiences exceptional growth
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/r...


Reports & Insight

Rare whisky auction sales are booming
https://www.ft.com/content/22815944-4ef7-11e5-8642...


Reports & Insight

Japanese whiskies are gaining popularity
https://www.scmp.com/magazines/style/article/17524...

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