About Whisky Auctioneer

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About Whisky Auctioneer

Whisky Auctioneer aims to be the global market leader and trusted authority on the buying and selling of whisky and spirits at auction.  

Founded in 2013 and located in Perth, the very heart of Scotland, we utilise our expertise and knowledge combined with our auction platform, to increase interest and passion in the whisky and spirits community.  

We endeavour to make the market more accessible for buyers and sellers of any background and geography. Our monthly global auctions feature the most comprehensive selection of old, rare and collectible whiskies and spirits available online. We are passionate about connecting these bottles with those who share in our passion and actively support our customers in their aims, whether that be consuming, collecting or investing. 

 

WELCOMING AND SUPPORTING OUR CUSTOMERS 

Whether buying or selling, our customers are the life of our business and we are ultimately working on their behalf.  Customers trust us with their most valuable possessions and rely on us to treat both them and their bottles with high esteem.   

We take this responsibility seriously, and – whether buying or selling – our customers can have every confidence in our services. Our experienced team  aims to enhance our customers' experience and enjoyment of whisky by  sharing our expert knowledge and  placing them at the centre of everything we do. The team here is always ensuring that our  services are efficient, consistent, transparent and flexible enough to act with care and attention to individual requirements. 

If you would like to find out more about our services, the team is here to help - so no matter whether you're looking for a valuation, have a collection of bottles you'd like to sell or have a query about buying whisky at auction, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us

FAQs

What are your opening times?

Our UK office is open Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm, and our EU office is open Monday to Friday 10am-5pm. Should you wish to collect your bottles in person, please book an appointment first: 

Book an appointment to visit our UK office

Book an appointment to visit our EU office

Please note, items can only be collected after 10.00am due to licensing laws. 

If your area has travel restrictions or lockdown measures in place, or you are required to self-isolate, please do NOT visit our premises.Visit our COVID-19 Information page for more information. 

How does an online whisky auction work?

Whisky Auctioneer operates out of two offices, one in the UK and one in the EU. Sellers can either deliver or courier their bottles to their chosen location, or we can arrange a collection.  

The bottles will be checked-in, authenticated, photographed, and then listed into the next available auction by our expert team. Whisky Auctioneer hosts monthly auctions, where registered users from across the globe can bid on bottles via our website.  

After the auction closing date, the highest bidder will be notified by email. Payment is required within 72hrs. The buyer can then choose to ship, store, or collect the bottle(s). Buyer fees are applied during the online checkout process.  

The seller will receive payment within 21 working days of the end of the auction, directly to their chosen bank account. Seller fees will be applied to the seller’s invoice after the auction.  

I have a large collection to sell - can Whisky Auctioneer help me?

Yes. Whisky Auctioneer can offer sellers a full range of services when it comes to larger private collections. The time and effort required to build such a collection shows commitment, care and enthusiasm and as whisky enthusiasts ourselves, we understand this and use our extensive experience in order to treat collectors prized possessions with the respect, esteem and attention they deserve. We work hand in hand with private collectors to make the process of using our services as seamless and straightforward as possible.

To find out how we can help sell your large collection, please complete our Seller Form and one of our experts will be in touch.