Rare Whisky 101 Blog

Cutting to the heart of the Rare Whisky market.

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…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on October 12, 2015

The increased (and massively premature when you have an excitable four year old) visibility of chocolate Santas, holly adorned tubes of sweets and various other absurdly early…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on September 9, 2015

“Where do I start?… How do I begin to build a whisky collection with one eye on it being an investment?” This is the single most frequent question we get asked. One day, maybe…

Posted in Monthly Whisky Market Watch by Andy on September 7, 2015

We’ve said it before and we still maintain – we don’t believe in bubbles. Not with a physical asset anyway. The reason we don’t believe in bubbles is they burst instantly and leave…

Posted in Weekly Auction Watch by Andy on August 12, 2015

The 21st (really? Almost two years!) Whiskyauctioneer sale ended last week and brought with it a whole host of record prices, some were particularly strong. Amid solid demand, the…