He decided to buy his son a bottle of single malt Scotch every year, but as the brand became more successful the price went up.
Over the course of Matthew’s lifetime, Pete, who lives in Milnathort, Perth and Kinross, spent around £5,000 on whisky – but the collection has gone up in value quite dramatically.
We told previously how Matthew planned to sell off the whisky to help fund his first home.
And now he has successfully done that, recouping £44,000 to aid him in getting on the property ladder.
He told the BBC: “The situation we’re in at the moment, I couldn’t even have dreamed of, so for that I am extremely thankful.
“Dad’s always said that it can be used as a nest egg, so I am at the time in my life where I’m looking to purchase a flat or a house with my girlfriend.