The Knight Frank Wealth Report names Whisky as 2019’s top-performing luxury investment. With an increase of 40% in rare bottle values in the last 12 months, it far outstrips the well-established asset investments of art, wine and cars.
2019 additionally observed a record-breaking fee accomplished for a solitary container at auction when a Macallan 1926 sold for an astonishing $1.5m. That is around £50k a measure. The final estimate of Scotch whisky for sale at auction a year ago topped £40 million.
Information gathered by Rare Whisky 101 recommends that rare whisky value – from December 2014 to 2018 – expanded by more than over 160%. Contrast this with only 2.47% for the FTSE 100 and you begin to appreciate why there is peak enthusiasm about Whisky Cask Investment.