The Distillers’ Charity (the philanthropic arm of The Worshipful Company of Distillers) and Sotheby’s have joined forces to host a series of biennial auctions of ultra-rare and unique Scotch whiskies and experiences under the name “The Distillers One of One”. Proceeds from the One of One auction will benefit the Youth Action Fund, which aims to transform the life chances of young people in Scotland.
Online bidding is open through the Sotheby’s website: http://sothebys.com/oneofone
The first Distillers’ One of One auction – comprising one-off, never-to-be-repeated lots specially created and donated by leading Scotch Whisky distilleries – will take place at Barnbougle Castle on the outskirts of Edinburgh on Friday 3rd December 2021. This is a ticketed event for which all attendees must be registered. There are over 40 lots, which showcase the excellence in quality, innovation and value of Scotch Whisky, ranging in estimates from just £1,000 upwards to £500,000.
This groundbreaking auction would not be possible without the generosity of some of the most revered brands in Scotch Whisky. The Worshipful Company of Distillers have galvanized whisky brands, both new and old, from every region of Scotland to present exceptional whiskies with incredible creativity, all in the name of charity.
In addition to the generous bottles, casks and experiences donated for this sale, these brands also gave further support to make this event possible.
Some of the lots being auctioned include the following: