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VCL Vintners forecasts powerful vision of 2022 for the whisky investment industry, after shaking up 2021

Volatile markets and inflationary pressures have encouraged an increasing number of investors of all ages and levels of experience to diversify their portfolios. As the brokerage has continued to acquire a greater share of the whisky cask market, clients have been flooding the switchboards and VCL Vintner’s digital onboarding systems, in search of the valuable …

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VCL Vintners traded nearly £9m of whisky in 2021

VCL Vintners, London’s leading whisky cask broker among millennial investors, reports a 16% increase on the total value of casks brokered in the last 12 months, having facilitated close to £9 million worth of trades in fine single-malt whisky casks between January 2021 to January 2022. So far this year alone, the brokerage also reports it …

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Whisky investors will have much to toast in 2022, say experts

Whisky-investment firm VCL Vintners, which manages around £70 million worth of stocks for investors, said distilleries are holding back spirit due to the limited amounts they have. “This is particularly the case in the old and rare side of the market, as products are currently extremely hard to source,” said co-founder Stuart Thom in the …

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Macallan Scotch with NFT sets auction record for priciest whisky cask at $2.33 Million

A cask of Macallan 1991 Scotch set a new record price for a whisky cask with a price tag of $2.33 million, which also included a specially-commissioned NFT. London-based brokerage VCL Vintners auctioning off the cask with a non-fungible token courtesy of NFT artist Trevor Jones’ abstract representation entitled The Angel’s Share instead of the usual …

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The Macallan Sets $2.33 Million Record for Most Expensive Whisky Cask Sold at Auction

London-based brokerage VCL Vintners chose to auction off the cask with a non-fungible token courtesy of NFT artist Trevor Jones. Instead of the usual cask photo, Jones was commissioned to create an abstract representation. The somewhat smudgy and loosely barrel-shaped result was entitled The Angel’s Share. This latest Macallan record comes at the expense of an …

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The City View podcast with Tim Ashley

In this episode Andy Silvester talks to asset manager Tim Ashley – but rather than funds, it’s whisky that Tim manages. He’s a Director at VCL Vintners, who’ve turned whisky collecting into smart investment. Andy also speaks to Hargreaves Lansdown’s Susannah Streeter about big news from both Deliveroo and Next.

VCL Vintners signs distillery exclusivity deal

VCL Vintners is delighted to announce a five-year deal of exclusivity with the renowned and award-winning Annandale Distillery, situated in Southern Scotland. The deal will entitle VCL Vintners to half of Annandale’s output each year – some 276,000 litres – for sale to investors. In a market that has traditionally been closed off to outsiders …

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