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Whether or not you're familiar with buying and selling on auction websites, our User Guide is designed to make the process of buying and selling spirits as easy as possible for you. We're also on-hand to guide you through and provide advice, so please do let us know if you would like help.

WHY WHISKY.AUCTION?

  • We are a London based team of experts with years of experience in the whisky industry, with access to a huge archive of bottles and contacts
  • We offer free UK insurance and low shipping costs
  • We're happy to give free valuations and advice on your whiskies and fine spirits
  • You're likely to achieve a higher price selling on Whisky.Auction than selling via a specialist retailer
  • We're a great place to buy old and rare whisky, often for lower prices than via whisky shops.

AUCTION DATES

  • We run a monthly live auction; each auction runs for ten days
  • In each auction we will list items received and accepted before the cut-off time indicated below
  • Dates for our auctions are as follows:
2020 AUCTION DATES
Auction Submission cut-off Auction Live Auction Ends
December 2020 17 Nov 29 Nov 8 Dec
2021 AUCTION DATES
Auction Submission cut-off Auction Live Auction Ends
MINIATURES (extended) January 2021 27 Oct 20 Dec 5 Jan
January 2021 22 Dec 10 Jan 19 Jan
February 2021 19 Jan 31 Jan 9 Feb
Wine February 2021 2 Feb 14 Feb 23 Feb
March 2021 16 Feb 28 Feb 11 Mar
Wine - 2000 Vintage 23 Feb 14 Mar 10 Apr
April 2021 23 Mar 4 Apr 13 Apr
Miniatures April 2021 30 Mar 18 Apr 27 Apr
May 2021 20 Apr 2 May 11 May
Wine May 2021 4 May 16 May 25 May
June 2021 25 May 6 Jun 15 Jun
July 2021 21 Jun 4 Jul 13 Jul
Wine July 2021 29 Jun 18 Jul 27 Jul
August 2021 20 Jul 1 Aug 10 Aug
Miniatures August 2021 20 Jul 15 Aug 24 Aug
September 2021 24 Aug 14 Sep 23 Sep
Wine September 2021 7 Sep 19 Sep 28 Sep
October 2021 21 Sep 3 Oct 12 Oct
Miniatures October 2021 23 Sep 17 Oct 26 Oct
November 2021 19 Oct 31 Oct 9 Nov
Wine Christmas 2021 2 Nov 14 Nov 23 Nov
December 2021 16 Nov 28 Nov 7 Dec
2022 AUCTION DATES
Auction Submission cut-off Auction Live Auction Ends
MINIATURES (extended) January 2022 26 Oct 19 Dec 4 Jan

HOW TO BUY SPIRITS AT AUCTION

HOW TO SELL SPIRITS AT AUCTION

HOW TO SET UP YOUR ACCOUNT

  • To buy or sell on Whisky.Auction, you'll need to register and set up your account with us – we're happy to guide you through this so just let us know if you'd like help.
  • Registration is free for sellers
  • For buyers, there is a one-off registration fee of £5.

VALUATIONS

  • We offer free valuations and advice for your old and rare bottles
  • We also offer valuation reports for insurance purposes, if you're looking to insure precious whiskies or fine spirits.

FAQs

  • If there's something you unsure of, head over to our FAQs page and you should find the answer to your question.

GLOSSARY

  • Don't know your bidder from your buyer? Hung up on hammer prices? Our Glossary will explain the key terms you need to know.

BOTTLE FILL LEVEL GUIDE LINE

  • We always try to indicate the fill level of whisky or spirit inside old and rare bottles
  • Please see the diagram below for a guide to the most commonly used fill-level terms.
    Fill level guide Fill level guide

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • Not as exciting as bidding on something that's caught your eye, we grant you, but essential nevertheless. Here is the small print about buying and selling on Whisky.Auction.

See Also

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