Whisky sales of malts such as this Glen Grant 1948, 72-year-old reveal a keen demand from collectors for Scotch, bucking recent global interest in more novel whisky sources. Photo: Bonhams Whisky sales of malts such as this Glen Grant 1948, 72-year-old reveal a keen demand from collectors for Scotch, bucking recent global interest in more novel whisky sources. Photo: Bonhams
Whisky sales of malts such as this Glen Grant 1948, 72-year-old reveal a keen demand from collectors for Scotch, bucking recent global interest in more novel whisky sources. Photo: Bonhams
Whisky

Scotch whisky is back: while Japanese single malts and Australia’s Sullivans Cove have been winning all the awards, a rare Macallan Lalique 50 Year Old just sold for US$136,000

  • First came a boom for Japanese whisky, then Tasmanian distillery Sullivans Cove was named the World’s Best Single Cask Single Malt for two years running
  • But the Bonhams Hong Kong Whisky sale in January was dominated by Scottish malts which all exceeded auction their estimates – are the tide turning?

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Whisky sales of malts such as this Glen Grant 1948, 72-year-old reveal a keen demand from collectors for Scotch, bucking recent global interest in more novel whisky sources. Photo: Bonhams Whisky sales of malts such as this Glen Grant 1948, 72-year-old reveal a keen demand from collectors for Scotch, bucking recent global interest in more novel whisky sources. Photo: Bonhams
Whisky sales of malts such as this Glen Grant 1948, 72-year-old reveal a keen demand from collectors for Scotch, bucking recent global interest in more novel whisky sources. Photo: Bonhams
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