Bidding opens on Sotheby’s largest online spirits sale

Auctioneer Sotheby’s has launched its largest online spirits sale to date, comprising 267 lots with a combined pre-sale estimate of £850,000 (US$1.1m). Bidding will open on the Sotheby’s online Distilled sale today (26 August) at 2pm BST and run until 1 September. The sale includes 94 lots from Speyside distillery Macallan including bottlings in the Fine & Rare Collection, which features vintages spanning 1940 to 1976. Sotheby’s will also offer the Macallan Fine and Rare…

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Gordon & MacPhail launches oldest Glen Grant whisky

Scotch whisky maturation specialist Gordon & MacPhail has bottled a 70-year-old Glen Grant single malt – the oldest expression from the Speyside distillery to date. The 1948 whisky joins the group’s Private Collection and follows the December launch of Gordon & MacPhail 1968 from Caol Ila. Only 210 bottles of Gordon & MacPhail 1948 from Glen Grant are available to purchase at an RRP of £17,500 (US$22,500), though prices may vary in international markets. The…

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