Author Archives: Kim Shackleton

whisky investment

The Keys to Whisky Cask Price Appreciation

Whisky casks experience an average growth of 13.09% per year which outpaces the growth for the S&P 500, gold, and bitcoin when compared since July 2018. Plus, while these other investment options might spike and plummet rapidly during times of economic or political uncertainty, whisky casks experience a steady climb regardless of what’s going on […]

3 Reasons the Whisky Industry Needs Investors

3 Reasons the Whisky Industry Needs Investors

Distilleries can stand to make a significant profit by ageing their own spirit and releasing the expression onto the market, so why would a distillery want an investor to purchase one of their casks? After all, the distillery would have to sell a new-make cask at a significantly lower price than what they could get […]

The Best Investment Alternative to Gold in 2020

The Best Investment Alternative to Gold in 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic barreled its way through the global economy, investors turned toward so-called “safe haven” investments. These assets provided hopes of protecting wealth and hedging against the losses on traditional investments. Tangible investments, specifically, can help give investors a certain peace of mind as they are backed with the real value of the […]

Why Investors are Choosing Whisky in 2020

Why Investors are Choosing Whisky in 2020

In the first six months of this year, we’ve seen record lows in markets around the world. A microscopic virus created uncertainty that brought about a typhoon in the global economy, disrupting everything in its path. As the world seeks a new normal, investors are still dealing with the whiplash of violent market swings. This […]

How to Diversify Your Portfolio with Whisky Casks

How to Diversify Your Portfolio with Whisky Casks

Whisky casks are a lucrative and prestigious investment opportunity that provide healthy returns. The best part? Stock market performance bears no weight on whisky cask performance. That means whisky casks can effectively safeguard your wealth while still offering unparalleled returns. Distilleries throughout Scotland are capitalising on the natural maturation process of whisky casks. As whisky […]

Whisky Casks vs Bottles: Collecting or Investing?

Whisky Casks vs Bottles: Collecting or Investing?

You’ve decided that you love whisky. In fact, you love it so much that you’d like to take your relationship with whisky to the next level. As fellow whisky lovers, we’re here to support you! Now, you have to make the choice as to what you want your relationship with whisky to be. That is, […]

Can Whisky Beat the S&P 500?

Can Whisky Beat the S&P 500?

If we’re talking investments, the S&P 500 can’t be ignored. It’s been used as the benchmark for overall market performance for a long time. Investors use the S&P 500 to gauge how well their investments are performing at any given time. Is the investment on par with the S&P 500, or is it dipping below? […]

Getting Started with Alternative Investments

Getting Started with Alternative Investments

The global economy, politics, and inflation can cause volatile market swings. It’s no wonder savvy investors are turning their heads toward alternative investments. How can you use alternative investments to build and safeguard wealth, while still getting healthy returns? What is an Alternative Investment? Alternative investments offer a way to take advantage of market inefficiencies. […]