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Collectors put their questions to experienced cask broker

Jan 26, 2022 9:03:51 PM / by Charles Agutter posted in Whisky Collecting, whisky collection, Scotch Whisky


Earlier this month, we published an article, highlighting guidance for prospective cask collectors, published by the Scottish Whisky Association. We received a lot of positive engagements and praise from our followers, for helping bring more transparency to the cask investment market. In this follow-up article, prospective clients put their questions to Zach Sekha, one of UKV International's top whisky brokers... 

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Cask Whisky market set for 'rocket growth' over the next 5 Years

Jan 26, 2022 8:38:37 PM / by Charles Agutter posted in Whisky Collecting


A survey conducted to gather a range of qualitative and quantitative performance analysis for the global whisky Market, comparing it with data from manufacturers of other spirits (including gin, rum and vodka), has found that Scotch Whisky is (by far), the spirit industry's leading performer across a range of key historical and future forecast metrics.

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Industry body advises prospective investors to 'speak to an established Whisky Broker'

Jan 20, 2022 9:35:24 AM / by Charles Agutter posted in Whisky, Whisky Collecting, whisky collection, Scotch Whisky


Fact: Scotch Whisky makes up 23% of the UK's total "food and drink" exports!

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Breaking News:US suspends tariffs on single malt Scotch whisky

Mar 4, 2021 5:03:41 PM / by Charles Agutter posted in Whisky Collecting


UKV are thrilled to relay sensational news for all whisky collectors, as a long-awaited and predicted announcement is confirmed today by the International Trade secretary Liz Truss and the new Biden administration.

The agreement to suspend US tariffs is a real short-term window of opportunity for all whisky investors.

This is one of the greatest boosts to the single malt whisky market and should be recognised as such as the UK and US reach an agreement to suspend the 25 percent tariff on Scotch whisky imposed by
Donald Trump in 2019.

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The record-shattering sales in the rare whisky world

Nov 20, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Charles Agutter posted in Whisky Collecting


Rare whisky is going from strength to strength recently in terms of its value as a collectors asset. A monumental ten-year growth has seen the value of the market increase by 582%.

At UKV International, we make whisky cask collecting easier for collectors.  Whether you’re a private collector, or represent a retail or institutional client, we’ll guide you through every step of the
process, to help you to add casks to your portfolio.

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Why It's a Good Time to Be Collecting Casked Whisky

Nov 18, 2020 2:22:43 PM / by Charles Agutter posted in Whisky Collecting


This year, cask sales have increased greatly, with The Whisky & Wealth Club reporting a doubling of sales in 2020 compared to this time last year, for a total of 7.8million euros.

And there are tax benefits of collecting and owning your own Whisky Casks.

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Private equity fund expects wealthy individuals to develop a taste for rare whisky

Nov 17, 2020 3:47:48 PM / by Charles Agutter posted in Whisky Collecting


  • The Whisky fund is targeting a very healthy annual return rate of between 15 per cent and 20 per cent in the next five to seven years.

  • Whisky is outperforming assets across the board and is a flight to safety in these uncertain times. It's liquid gold and we’re definitely seeing a thirst investing in Whisky for 2020 and beyond.
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