The Whisky Investment Podcast from VCL Vintners (vclvintners.london) is the podcast for all whisky investors - new or experienced. Alwynne Gwilt (Miss Whisky) invites guests from the whisky and investment world to discuss pressing topics and news each month. Look behind the numbers and explore the factors influencing the market performance and broaden your investment horizon with VCL Vintners.
EP 10: English Whisky - White Peak Distillery
21:02In this episode, Alwynne is joined by Max Vaughan, co-founder of the White Peak Distillery. This craft distillery based in the Peak District is making waves in the industry and shows that exceptional whisky isn't only made in Scotland.
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EP 8: The Easing of EU / US Trade Tariffs
23:40In this episode, we're heading to the United States to understand more about the impact that tariffs from the UK and EU had on whiskey exports there and what changes we'll see on these shores now that tariffs have been removed in June. Rob Maron from the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) joins Alwynne.
EP 7: Exit Strategies & Tax - Hear from a Tax Specialist
19:45One of the main draws for investors looking to diversify their portfolios with Whisky Casks is the tax-free status of profits. Alwynne is joined by Simone Lyons, a tax specialist from top 50 accountancy firm Gerald Edelman, and VCL co-owner Ben Lancaster.
EP 6: The Glenturret Distillery - Managing Director John Laurie
23:50John Laurie, the MD of Scotland's oldest distillery, The Glenturret, joins Alwynne to discuss the challenges faced in the light of Brexit, COVID and US Tariffs. Find out why the outlook for the future is still incredibly positive for smaller distilleries like Glenturret.
Ep 2: VCL Co-Owners Tim Ashley & Ben Lancaster
27:44VCL Founders & Co-Owners join Alwynne to talk about VCL and the whisky investment market. They talk about their roles at VCL and the returns that our clients made in 2020. Discover the real reasons that Macallan casks are the best performing in the market- and how well other distilleries can perform too.