A Whisky, for the Children’s Future

Investing in spirits could only seem laughable to those with no knowledge of the commercial value of real whisky. Matthew Robson was born in 1992… And every year since, Pete Robson, Matthew’s father, has bought a bottle of Macallan single malt, spending almost £5000 on 28 bottles over 28 years… A harmless whim born out of love for his little lad, perhaps… But the little lad in question, at the age of 28, has decided to buy himself a house by selling off his paternal legacy…

The original investment has not doubled or tripled, but octupled! People may speak of the legendary (or perhaps genuine) stinginess of the Scots, but you have to acknowledge that if Pete, the father, or Matthew, the son, had decided to blow the nest egg one night when they had the blues, or a day when they were bored, this story of single malt might have ended up a great tragedy.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8667057/Taunton-son-father-gave-Macallan-whisky-year-puts-collection-sale-40-000.html

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-somerset-54040307?xtor=AL-72-%5Bpartner%5D-%5Binforadio%5D-%5Bheadline%5D-%5Bnews%5D-%5Bbizdev%5D-%5Bisapi%5D

https://www.20minutes.fr/insolite/2856639-20200908-royaume-uni-vend-28-bouteilles-whisky-offertes-pere-acheter-premiere-maison

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/09/08/a-28-year-old-sells-his-whisky-collection-and-buy-a-house-.html

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