When I saw the story circulating about the couple finding Prohibition-era whisky in their floorboards and in their walls, I thought it was another cool renovation story. These stories surface from time to time: People get to cracking open their old houses and find whiskey … Continue readingIs The Prohibition Whiskey Found In The New York House Fake?
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As a part of Bourbon & Beyond, I curated The Art of Bourbon for Louisville’s Speed Museum. After taxes and buyer’s premium, the Art of Bourbon’s auction raised more than $131,000. The best bottle, a 1952 single barrel selected by the Albert B. Blanton, went … Continue readingSpeed Museum Bourbon Auction Raised $131,000
There’s not unanimous distiller support for House Bill 100, which would allow individuals to sell vintage spirits to licensed liquor dealers. Sazerac supports the idea of a Kentucky Vintage Spirits Bill, but not the proposed law’s execution, a company spokesperson said, calling it “unenforceable.” The … Continue readingWill vintage whiskey bill pass? Sazerac calls it ‘unenforceable’
The Christie’s auction I covered a few weeks ago brought more than $2.7 million. The collection of Richard Mellon Scaife was 100 percent sold with the top lot being Pétrus 1961, Pomerol, cru exceptionnel, 3 magnums per lot, which realized $67,375. The 28 lots of … Continue readingPre-Pro Old Overholt Brings Big Money