Rare Whisky 101 Blog

Cutting to the heart of the Rare Whisky market.

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

Bulls ride the market through Bonhams as new record prices are set for many rare bottles of Scotch. Over recent months, even years, traditional whisky auction houses have appeared…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on January 26, 2016

Bonhams – Hong Kong – had a massive 38.5% unsold lot rate at their recent whisky auction. Just 61.5% of lots sold on the day.

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

Scotch Whisky Auctions opened 2016’s early auction scene with a bang yesterday. The bang was more of a resounding punch to the nose than a fizz-popping celebratory New Year…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on December 7, 2015

Price is whatever anyone wants to ask for a ‘thing’. An asking price can be as wholly realistic or as flamboyantly outlandish as the seller of that particular thing decides. If the…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on November 2, 2015

October departed quicker than a bottle of Loch Dhu down a drain. An immensely busy month for RW101 saw our weekly updates turn monthly. There are huge levels of activity in many…