How can whisky collectors and connoisseurs buy and sell fine whiskies now that eBay has banned Scotch sales?
Well, there are now two new kids on the block!
Whisky Auctioneer aims to be the best online whisky auction site.
Formed this year by Iain McClune the ex-Manager of Royal Mile Whiskies (Edinburgh) it is based in Perth, central Scotland.
Whisky Auctioneer aims to be the most comprehensive, user-friendly website for the buying and selling of whisky worldwide!
At the moment they are Offering an introductory offer to sellers of 0% commission until January 31st 2014.
The inaugural auction began on 22nd November and will end on the 1st December.
At present it has 162 lots.
Registration is free and easy with Worldwide shipping also available.
AuctionWhisky.com is now open for business.
It offers an easy to use, safe and secure platform for collectors, connoisseurs and professionals to bid for and sell rare Scotch and world whiskies in real time.
AuctionWhisky.com is powered by award winning, Edinburgh based, international Scotch whisky retailer TheWhiskyBarrel.com.
With a zero buyer premium and fast shipping to over fifty countries including the USA, Canada, Japan, Australia and the United Arab Emirates, the Auction Whisky web site makes buying and selling whisky collections really simple.
Alastair Brown, founder of The Whisky Barrel, said. “The pace of demand in 2013 for collectable whiskies from distillers such as GlenDronach, Glenfarclas and Bruichladdich has been frankly remarkable.
Our retail demand is outstripping supply as the world’s thirst for, in particular, the finest vintage single malt Scotch booms, leading to very active third party resale.
Operated by one of the world’s leading international whisky retailers AuctionWhisky.com provides the platform for matching whisky collectors and connoisseurs enabling them to easily and safely bid for and sell their whisky bottles.”
There is an increasing interest with collectors for whiskies from Scotland’s lost distilleries. These single malts include Port Ellen, Rosebank and Brora. In addition whiskies from closed Japanese distilleries such as Karuizawa and Hanyu are much sought after. Demand is also strong for fine and rare American Bourbon whiskey.
Uniquely, AuctionWhisky.com arranges uplift of seller’s whisky collections from their home or workplace in over 50 countries with full customs clearance to repatriate rare Scotch back into Scotland for sale at the live internet auction.
AuctionWhisky.com accepts payments using VISA, MasterCard and American Express.