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Scott Walker

Scott Walker

Valuer

Scott grew up in Perthshire and has worked in the drinks industry since his student days. He studied both music and media management, in which he gained his MSC. Working for a number of independent wine and spirits specialists including Oddbins and an auction house in Glasgow he developed his interests and expertise in wines and spirits further. Scott continues to play the trumpet professionally in touring bands around the world, as well as on radio and television. A keen traveller, he has also completed two vintages as a cellarhand in France’s Northern Rhône. Scott joined the team in 2019.

Latest Posts by Scott Walker

  • May 2022 Whisky & Spirits Auction Results

    11th May 2022 | By Scott Walker

    Here’s a look through some of the highlights and stand out bottles from our May whisky and spirits sale. Scotch Whisky This month’s auction featured plenty of big names. The highest price of £9400 went to The Macallan 2008 Distil Your World London Edition. There were plenty of vintage Macallans on offer, including Macallan 1950 Campbell, Hope & King bottled in the 1960s, which reached an impressive £6000. Fetching the same hammer price was the... Read More

  • April 2022 Miniatures, Memorabilia and Books Auction Results

    27th April 2022 | By Scott Walker

    Here’s a look through some of the highlights of our April miniatures, memorabilia and books auction. Big prices for small bottles The battle to be this month’s top lot ended in a tie with two of our highly anticipated miniatures both ending the night’s bidding on £3,300. The lots in question were from perennial collectors’ favourites Macallan and Karuizawa. First up was the Karuizawa 1964 48 Year Old Sherry Cask 3603. Bottled at cask strength... Read More

  • January 2022 Miniature, Memorabilia and Books Auction Results

    5th January 2022 | By Scott Walker

    Our extended January auction featured some stunning vintage miniatures, whisky memorabilia and drinks books. Here’s a look at the highlights. The Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom by Alfred Barnard First Edition Our top lot of the auction was a beautifully rebound first edition copy of the seminal Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom by Alfred Barnard published in 1887 that sold for an impressive £3000 after a late flurry of bids. Barnard had spent... Read More

  • December 2021 Auction Results

    8th December 2021 | By Scott Walker

    This month’s auction saw some truly rare and stunning vintage bottles up for sale with some impressive results. Here’s a quick look at some of the standout lots from the December sale. John Jameson & Son’s Redbreast 12 Year Old 1930s This 1930s John Jameson & Son’s Redbreast 12 Year Old was something special and we’re all delighted that it enthralled the bidders as well as the historians. The exceptionally well-preserved Irish Whiskey came from... Read More

  • Cream of the Crop Charity Auction & Christmas Wine Auction Results

    24th November 2021 | By Scott Walker

    This month saw a double auction with charity and wine sales running simultaneously. Our first annual auction in collaboration with The Drinks Trust offered some incredible spirits and wines as well as unique experiences for drinks connoisseurs all raising funds to help those in need in the hospitality and drinks industry. The Christmas wine auction held plenty of stunning wines from iconic producers such as Petrus, Mouton Rothschild, Penfolds and Sassicaia. Here’s a look at... Read More