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Single Malt Whisky a Good Investment

CROWNS III IS HELPING MAKE SINGLE MALT WHISKY A GOOD INVESTMENT. BY YESSAR ROSENDAR Precious Liquid - Single Malt Whisky a Good Investment OLD IS GOLD—Things from the past are rising in value, due in large part to their scarcity. Modern art, vintage mechanical watches and wines have all become investment grade items, all falling under the broad term of alternative investments. Recently single malt whisky has joined the ranks of this investment, comparable to what has happened with wine investments. Single malt whisky is regarded as the pinnacle of Scotch whisky, as about 90% of Scotch whisky is a blend. With supply limited and demand rising, prices have been appreciating. One example, in 2014 at the Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong, a Macallan 6-liter “M” Decanter by Lalique, fetched $628,205—soaring past its $500,000 high estimate— and set a new auction record for a single malt whisky. The previous record was achieved by Sotheby’s New York...

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Investment-Grade Whisky’s Lucrative Appeal

Crowns 3’s Charles Seddon on Investment-Grade Whisky’s Lucrative Appeal One sign that it might be time to start collecting whisky? Rare whisky outperformed investments in both wine and gold in 2015. We asked Crowns 3 Worldwide Luxury Group Director Charles Seddon about what collectors are buying to expand their whisky investment portfolios. A pioneer of whisky investment in Asia, Crowns 3 is a hub for securing and trading whisky that was established to meet the region’s growing demand for rare single malt. The company assists private clients in building high-yield portfolios consisting of investment-grade whiskies, rare bottlings, and private cask offerings from distilleries. Whisky bottles that Crowns 3 provided for their client in the Philippines, The Tasting Room in City of Dreams ManilaCrowns 3 was originally set up to accommodate elite investors and collectors of fine wines from Bordeaux and Burgundy. In 2008 to 2009, the wine market began to plateau and the company...

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Supply rare single malt whisky

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Crowns 3 Luxury supply rare single malt whisky to 5 star hotels Crowns 3 Luxury is proud to announce an on going working relationship with “City Of Dreams Manilla”. The Casino originated in Macau and owned by Melco Crown is regarded as one of the finest and largest Casino Brands in the World. In their anticipation of the grand opening in January 2015 City of Dreams Manilla approached Crowns 3 in the middle of 2014 to supply the very finest drinking whiskies and a selection of our rarest decanters and vintage bottles. Our selections range from The 1950 Macallan Gold label through to The Glenfiddich 38. Although our main priority is the service our private clients this certainly is a very exciting stepping stone into the gaming and hospitality world. With ongoing orders this promises to be a very fruitful working relationship. Frans Merkx The Chairman of Crowns 3 Luxury points out that with an...

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Forbes Interviews Crowns 3

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Single Malt Scotch An investment alternative for investors with taste Story : Phisanu Phromchanya Pictures : Noppol Paksuttipol/AFP With fragile political situation and no clarity of how the things will unfold in Thailand, investors who hold on to key assets such as equities and other financial instruments are inevitably exposed to substantial political risks. Thus, their investment portfolios could post significant losses should political situation worsen. The current unstable condition could be a fine opportunity for investors to look for diversification into new investment alternatives such as collectibles.   For diversification and risk management purposes, a number of global investors have poured their funds into tangible assets such as jewelry, classic cars, art, watches, coins, stamps, and wine. Besides portfolio diversification, these assets are also considered to be low-risk investments that generate satisfactory returns. One of the collectibles that is still very new to Thailand and possesses hefty growth potential in the years to come is whisky,...

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