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Month: February 2021

Bruichladdich Announces Release Of Islay Barley 2012

Bruichladdich, the Scottish distillers that have been in operation for the better part of 140 years, recently announced their latest release: Bruichladdich Islay Barley 2012. This eight year old, unpeated single malt whisky was produced using barley grown by a group of eight farmers from across the island of Islay and matured in a combination …

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Sotheby’s to auction off artist Sir Peter Blake-labelled Macallan bottle

A one-of-the-kind bottle of whisky: Sotheby’s will offer in March a 1967 vintage bottle of the Macallan single-malt whisky, which was created in collaboration with British artist Sir Peter Blake. This lot comes from The Macallan’s newly launched “Anecdotes of Ages Collection,” which celebrates the legacy and history of Blake and The Macallan through 13 …

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The Macallan Reveals Third Art Collaboration with Sir Peter Blake: The Anecdotes of Ages Collection Inspired by the Legacy of The Macallan Estate

NEW YORK, Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Macallan has unveiled The Anecdotes of Ages Collection, a limited-release whisky and art collection with renowned British pop artist, Sir Peter Blake. The Anecdotes of Ages Collection celebrates the legacy and history of Sir Peter Blake and The Macallan. At the heart of the esteemed collection are 13 one-of-a-kind bottles of exceptional 1967 whisky, chosen …

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VCL Vintners Report Fine Whisky Cask Sales Up 300%

VCL Vintners, London’s leading whisky cask broker, reports sales are up 300% year on year between January 2020 and January 2021, and new account openings up 720%. Moreover, the company also reports that whisky investors are getting younger. According to VCL, 94% of new enquiries for the period were from investors completely new to whisky investment, and 58% …

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City high flyers turn to whisky as investment

City high flyers are turning to Scotch whisky as an investment with interest rates at rock bottom and established markets appearing frothy, a cask broker said. VCL Vintners said sales in January rose 300% from a year earlier and new account openings soared by more than 700%. The company said 94% of new enquiries were from people who had not …

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