THE MARKET

Global growth in spirits continues through any hardship, making whisky investment the smart choice.

BOOMING MARKET FOR SCOTCH WHISKY

 

Scotch whisky is unrivalled across the global whisky scene, in terms of reputation, sales volume, collectability, and history. When Cognac led the way in key Asian markets, Scotch whisky entered and took over the market. In the US, post-prohibition, Scotch rose and became the most loved spirit by the American population. Today, in every corner of the globe, Scotch is known and enjoyed. The worlds of Scotch whisky investment is only just opening up.

+594% Avg return on Whisky in the last decade +71% Average return for FTSE 100 over the past 10 years £3.8bn Annual Scotch Whisky Export Value Avg return on Whisky in the last decade 22M

Scotch whisky is responsible for over 21% of all food and drinks exports from the UK. A large part of this comes from whisky investment, as the sector creates thousands of jobs for UK nationals and attracts record numbers of tourists to Scotland’s many distilleries every year. With an annual GVA of 5 billion to the UK economy, Scotch is truly Britain’s liquid gold.

Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index

Knight Frank’s luxury investment index is a globally renowned report focusing on global wealth and the performance of various collectable assets- such as art, classic cars, wine and whisky. Each year the figures have highlighted incredible growth for the Scotch whisky asset class and surprisingly has continued to outperform cars, coins, watches, handbags, and most other luxury collectables and investments. As a separate entity with no affiliation to the whisky industry, the Knight Frank report provides a non-biased look into the continuous success the whisky industry enjoys.

Rare Whisky – Rare Malts Index

The Rare Malts Index showcases an increasingly rare collection by Diageo, the world’s largest drinks company and owner of some of Scotland’s most famed distilleries. The chart shows the growth of auction trading in the UK since 2008, with a focus on the Rare Malts Selection and variants. By focusing on one market and a particular selection, the graph showcases how collectability and buyer’s behaviours have progressed over the past decade. Collecting whisky is greater than ever.

INVESTING WITH RARE FINDS WORLDWIDE

01. WHY WHISKY

Whisky investment is booming, as this liquid gold continues to outperform other luxury assets, including coins, art, cars, and wine. With a pour from the world’s most expensive bottle of whisky valued at US$42,000, the possibilities are endless.

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02. WHY SCOTCH

Scotch whisky is regulated strictly and overseen by government bodies, making it a safe investment. Out of all whisky categories, Scotch is monitored to the highest standards across the world, making it the most straightforward and hands-off investment choice.

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03. THE MARKET

Scotch whisky is unrivalled in the global whisky industry in terms of reputation, sales volume, collectability, and history. Authenticity, provenance, and well-aged assets for great prices; Scotch whisky has it all.

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HOW IT WORKS

Entering the whisky world will be one of the most fulfilling and fun adventures you undertake. To help you understand every part of the process, we’ve documented all the information you will need to make the start of your cask portfolio as smooth as possible.

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Book a Consultation

The first step on your whisky investment journey is to book an appointment with our experienced whisky specialists and portfolio managers. Contact us for a quick consultation today!

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Choosing and Buying Your Whisky Cask

After a brief chat, we are certain you will know the best way for you to enter into whisky investment and start making a profit. Our dedicated experts will advise you on the best cask for your needs and budget and present you with several options for your first cask. The steps are simple: after signing the agreement and completing the payment, you will receive your Cask Certificate of Title and Transfer of Ownership. These documents prove that you are the new owner of the cask.

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Storage and Insurance

Allow your cask to mature in our government-bonded warehouse in Scotland, overseen by professionals. As the new proud owner of your first Scotch whisky cask, you will have all the information you need at your disposal. Over time, your whisky will continue to mature and grow more complex in its cask, unlike bottles that stop ageing.

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Exit Strategies

The time will come when you’re ready to sell your casks, and Rare Finds Worldwide will be there to help you every step of the way. Retrade, auction, or bottle your cask with help from our team. Retrading your cask or selling it via auction are the easiest options. Our extensive channels and growing client base will make this process quick and easy. Simply name your price and wait for a sale. Alternatively, you can bottle your cask and sell it via stores and sales channels. Note that this only recommended for business owners, stores, and those with established sales channels.

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