whisky auctions

Stop blaming Whisky Auctions

2018-02-26

Disclaimer: Yes, I’m working as a whisky auctioneer (here), so if you think I’m not being objective, you’re free to close this page – I’d rather think it puts me in a great position to understand the ins and outs of the whisky auction world 😉 As I’ve been wandering around the World Wide Whisky Web, I regularly come across the usual “auction shamer”, claiming …

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Top tips for the aspiring whisky auction seller

2017-06-23

As I tend to receive more and more messages asking me for the Dos and Donts of whisky auctionning (you’re probably not without knowing that I’ve been working as a whisky auctioneer for auction website Catawiki for quite a while now…), I thought it could be useful to put together this quick handy guide for the wannabe whisky auction seller!  [Disclaimer: I’m not encouraging you …

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Being a Whisky Auctioneer

2017-02-11

As I was looking through my latest Google Analytics last month, I realised how many of you were actually interested in the “auction” aspect of whisky. Blog statistics are always a real goldmine of information about your readers and I thought it would be just fair to tell you more about my job as a whisky auctioneer. Nope, this isn’t a sponsored post, just me …

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Whisky Collecting: simple hobby or financial investment?

2016-08-03

Cover Pic from wsj.com  . I always see bidders going crazy over some specific bottlings on whisky auction website Catawiki for which I am currently working as an auctioneer – and getting to witness all those liquid gems changing hands each week made me wonder about their future… Are they going to get opened for a special occasion or completely randomly on a week night while …

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Your Ultimate Guide to Whisky Investment (top tips)

2016-03-22

Rare whisky has outperformed other investments such as wine and gold, enjoying a record year in 2015. The leading index for scotch whisky, the Rare Whisky Apex 1000, rose by 14% last year, outperforming wine, which fell by 0.4%, gold, which declined by 10%, and many of the world’s leading equity indices. The FTSE 100 index in London lost 4.9% in 2015, while on Wall …

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Whisky Auctions: 7 Questions For Daniel Milne, Whisky Hammer co-founder

2015-12-04

Whisky Hammer (www.whiskyhammer.co.uk) is an exciting new online whisky auction service specialising in rare and hard-to-find bottles. This new whisky-collector-friendly website is being developed by 2 Scottish brothers and whisky enthusiasts, Daniel and Craig Milne. The platform is set to go live within the next 2 months, with the first auction anticipated to be launched around March 2016. . /!\ Special offer for my lucky …

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