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Read the latest from our team as they survey the market.

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What does the phrase cask finish mean? How does the process of cask finishing work? What's mezcal got to do with scotch whisky? Find out in our latest article.
What is a Cask Finish?

July 4, 2022

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Interested in investing in watches, but are put off by the terminology? Here's our handy guide to the basic terms of watch investment.
The Watch Glossary: Key Terms for Watch Investors

June 24, 2022

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Father's Day in the UK is this Sunday! What are some of the best presents for a dad who likes whisky, classic cars or watches?
Our Favourite Luxuries Related Gift Ideas for Father's Day

June 15, 2022

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The Royal Family has a long history with scotch whisky, but how far does it go?
Fit for a Queen: Scotch and the Royal Family

June 1, 2022

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What effect does the natural world have on scotch whisky and what does it mean for whisky investment?
World Environment Day: Whisky's Need for Nature

May 31, 2022

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For World Whisky Day we take a tour of the various different types and styles of whisky around the world and what they mean for whisky as an investment.
World Whisky Day: The Top Whisky Producing Countries

May 20, 2022

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Over the past decade the price of whisky casks has increased dramatically, in this article we break down why this has happened and trace why whisky investment has been growing in popularity.
How Did a Cask of Whisky Sell for £1 Million?

May 18, 2022

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For decades vodka was the most consumed spirit in the USA, however, in recent years whisky looks to catch up and even dethrone vodka. What does this mean for the whisky investment world?
Whisky Looks to Overtake Vodka as the Most Popular Spirit in the US

April 29, 2022

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Would you ever try whisky dug up after 100 years in the Antarctic ice? Read about the tale of Sir Earnest Shackleton and the revival of a century old whisky.
Weird Whisky: 100 Year Old Antarctic Malt

April 29, 2022

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With the growth value of luxury watches up by 19%, how can you get started in watch investing?
How to Start Investing in Watches

April 8, 2022

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What should investors be aware of during times of geopolitical strife and conflict, how are various different asset classes effected by these events?
Understanding Investment Markets During Conflicts

April 8, 2022

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What are Geographical Indications and how can they help to protect your scotch cask investment?
Geographical Indications and How They Protect Your Scotch Investment

April 8, 2022

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Want to know more about the distillation process? How to taste whisky? This article is a short introduction to some of the key terms that are used to talk about whisky and whisky cask investment.
The Scotch Glossary - Key Terms for Whisky Investors

April 29, 2022

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The ongoing fertiliser crisis is causing enormous issues for barley farmers in Scotland, increasing the production costs for scotch distillers, thus increasing the value for whisky cask investors.
How Does the Ongoing Fertilizer Shortage Impact the Value of Your Cask?

April 8, 2022

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Regauging is a vital part of the lifespan of a whisky, in this article we will examine what investors should know about regauging and what it means for their cask of scotch.
Why Scotch Cask Investors Should Know About Whisky Regauging

April 8, 2022

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How can I be sure that my investments are not leaving the Earth a worse place? Find out why scotch cask investing represents one of the more sustainable choices for investors.
How is Scotch a Sustainable Investment?

April 8, 2022

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What actually is the difference between blended and single malt scotch? Many assume to know the answer, but the truth might actually surprise you.
What's the Difference Between Blended and Single Malt Whisky?

April 8, 2022

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Having grown up in a period of high economic and political instability, millennials and Gen Z are increasingly turning towards physical asset investing as a source of stability and security.
Why are Millennials and Gen Z Turning Towards Physical Asset Investing?

April 8, 2022

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In the latest boost to the value of scotch whisky, the UK government agrees a historic trade deal with Australia, promising to remove the 5% tariff placed on scotch whisky by Australia.
What Does the Latest UK - Australia Trade Deal Mean for Scotch Investors?

April 8, 2022

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Often you will hear the term Angel’s Share in reference to casks of whisky, but what does it actually mean for whisky investors?
What is the Angel's Share?

April 8, 2022

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With over 130 different scotch distilleries in Scotland, what are some of the best whisky investment casks in 2021?
Our Top 6 Whisky Investment Casks of 2021

April 29, 2022

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The story of peat and whisky and why it’s used by some peated scotches in the whisky distillation process.
Why is Peat Used in Scotch Whisky?

April 8, 2022

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With the price of luxury scotches expected to triple in 2022, how can scotch whisky investors capitalize on this?
The Price of Top Scotch Whiskies is Tripling: How Can Cask Investors Benefit?

April 8, 2022

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Read our breakdown of the different scotch whisky producing regions of Scotland. With over 130 distilleries drawing upon their terroir in order to shape their unique character, it can seem a little overwhelming for those interested in whisky investment.
The Terroirs of Scotch Whisky

April 29, 2022

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One of the reasons gold remains such a reliable investment option is due to the finite nature of the metal, however, what are some of the potential threats to gold investors?
Why Gold will Always be Finite

April 29, 2022

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Why should you look to physical asset investing to safeguard your portfolio in times of economic uncertainty?
Why to Invest in Physical Assets When Inflation Rates Rise

May 23, 2022

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How can you protect yourself from whisky cask scammers? Read our guide on how to protect yourself from malicious actors and invest securely in scotch whisky casks.
How to Spot Whisky Investment Scams

April 22, 2022

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Find out the differences between the different casks that are used to mature scotch whisky in and how it contributes to the overall profile of the scotch.
Know Your Casks: The Differences Between Hogsheads, Butts, Barrels and Quarters

April 8, 2022

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Why is gold so in demand by the technology industry? How can this benefit the savvy gold investor?
There's Gold in the Hills: How Silicon Valley's Thirst For Gold Benefits You

April 8, 2022

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Find out about how military watches worn by service personnel from the world wars have become must haves for timepiece collectors and watch investors the world over.
War of the Watches: The History of Military Timepieces

April 8, 2022

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What is the investing 'Chasm' and why is physical asset investing reaching this momentous tipping point? Find out in our latest article.
Physical Asset Investing: Why Now?

April 8, 2022

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Gather round the fireplace as we take a look at some of the spookiest stories revolving around scotch whisky from Scottish folklore.
The Monster 'Mash': Spooky Scotch Stories

April 29, 2022

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With the pending retirement crisis causing many to fear for the stability of their pensions, how can physical asset investing help to secure your financial future?
The Retirement Crisis: How can you Weather it?

April 8, 2022

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How does chaos theory help to show how whisky cask investing can be a safer option in comparison to traditional stocks and bonds, as well as disruptors such as cryptocurrencies?
Chaos Theory, Digitalisation and What it Means for Whisky Cask Investors

April 8, 2022

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In this article we examine the cultural weight of James Bond and that can help to inform your choice of timepieces in your watch investing portfolio.
Investments are Forever: The Watches of James Bond

April 8, 2022

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In this article we examine the scotches that James Bond consumes throughout the films and books and how they can represent excellent choices for the discerning whisky cask investor.
Investments are Forever: The Whiskies of James of Bond

April 29, 2022