Our focus has always been on education here at Mark Littler Ltd, which is why we are proud to present our Bottle Investment Guide and our Bottle Investment Reports. Mark Littler has recently been featured in The Scotsman, hoping to educate the public on why whisky investment is only profitable when done correctly, and how […]
In our second installment of Phil Your Glass, Phil is reviewing the Laphroaig 1967 Gordon & Macphail bottling. This is from the Connoisseur’s Choice series and is bottled at 40% ABV. Find his full review and commentary below
Earlier this year it was announced that Gordon & Macphail would break Macallan’s record for the oldest single malt Scotch whisky ever bottled with the release of the Glenlivet 1940 80 Year Old Gordon & Macphail Generations. Last night, this bottling broke yet another record and became the most expensive independently bottled single malt Scotch […]
The classic vintage Glen Cawdor 1964 single malt whisky, bottled by Samaroli, has arrived on the Mark Littler Ltd marketplace. Samaroli is one of the most renowned independent bottlers of scotch whisky, and was the first to be established outside of the UK. This Glen Cawdor takes its whisky from a 1964 Springbank cask and […]
Mark Littler Ltd has been featured in the Summer 2021 issue of Affluent Lifestyle Magazine. The 8 page spread discusses our recently released Bottle Investment Guide and features a sneak peak into chapter one.
The Samaroli name has become one of the most famous within the whisky industry since the independent bottler was established in 1968, but where did it originate from?
The Macallan 18 Year Old series is the longest ongoing series by Macallan. Beginning in 1984, an 18 year old expression has been released by the distillery every year. The bottles are amongst the most collectable Macallans out there, with many whisky collectors and investors dreaming of building a Macallan 18 Year Old vertical much […]
At Mark Littler Ltd we have helped hundreds of people sell their old and rare bottles of whisky, from Bowmores to Macallans. We have also helped clients to sell Macallan Royal Marriages. There are two incarnations of The Macallan Royal Marriage, one that was released in 1981 to celebrate the marriage of Charles & Diana, […]
One of the largest whisky auctions in the UK, Whisky Auctioneer has announced a collaboration with whisky giant Glenfiddich to hold an exclusive auction featuring unique artwork by Simon Berger.
At Mark Littler Ltd we have been working on our comprehensive Whisky Investment Guide, aiming to give investors and collectors an understanding of the market and the tools to navigate it. We aim to help you invest logically and with all the information at your disposal. The following article is an extract from the guide, […]
The Springbank 50 Year Old is the oldest expression from the Campbeltown distillery and its whisky heralds from the year 1919. This incredibly rare bottling is, in its first iteration, presented in a pear shaped, 26 ⅔ fl oz bottle and has a strength of 66.3 proof. Whilst the 1919 distillation year isn’t included on […]
Drinks giant Pernod Ricard, owner of the Aberlour and Glenlivet distilleries, announced today (September 21st 2021) that it has purchased spirits retailer, The Whisky Exchange. The Whisky Exchange is a highly successful spirits retailer comprising three physical retail stores in central London as well as a huge online stock list on their website. Whilst the […]
We did it! Well, technically speaking, we didn’t, Angus MacRaild did. But we commissioned the tasting notes and paid for the bottle. But the question on most people’s minds would be “why”. Why We Commissioned The World’s First Tasting Notes on Private Eye There are three reasons we commissioned these tasting notes. Firstly, Private Eye […]
Here at Mark Littler Ltd, we are not ashamed to admit that we are very investment focused, both in our articles and our YouTube videos. It would be naive not to acknowledge that a very large portion of the market is filled by collectors and investors whose main focus is solely driven by the value […]
The Black Bowmore series has had numerous iterations and has had a varied secondary market performance. In today’s video we’re looking at why the Black Bowmore is so appealing to collectors and investors as well as taking a look at the market trajectory that the bottles have taken.
There are many different ways of investing your money in assets or stocks, and some carry more risk than others. One of the most risky tactics in investment is the ‘Greater Fool Theory’. The Greater Fool Theory can also be found in whisky investment. But what exactly does it mean? The Greater Fool Theory is […]
One of the best known distilleries for luxury single malt, The Macallan have unveiled a new bottling series, Tales of the Macallan. The new series will celebrate and pay tribute to the Macallan pioneers, those who shaped the future of the distillery. Volume I will pay tribute to Captain John Grant, Laird of Easter Elchies, […]
Online whisky forums have been buzzing this week as rumours spread of the release of two 50 year old Karuizawas. If you are a regular reader of the Mark Littler Blog, then you may have read our history of Japan’s lost distillery, Karuizawa. Karuizawa distillery ran from 1955 until 2000, when it was mothballed. It […]
It’s no secret that here at Mark Littler Ltd we like to focus on whisky investment and the long term potential of whisky as a luxury asset, that is our area of expertise after all! However, it is impossible to ignore the large, often very vocal, section of whisky fans who want to open and […]
In recent weeks, journalist Felipe Schrieberg has written an article for Forbes discussing the top four tips to avoid cask investment scammers and features Mark Littler as an industry expert. The article highlights the main areas of potential risk when choosing to invest in whisky casks, and these areas are in strong alignment with the […]