Alternative Assets – A Closer Look at Whiskey


Happy New Year from G.D. Herring! Continuing on with our sharing of Real Vision’s exploration of “alternative assets,” episode 2 seems a perfect fit for this time of year. What better to ring in 2021 than a toast with a dram of whiskey? Delving deeper into this complex and historied amber-colored liquor as an asset, Damian Horner takes a look at how this old spirit has reemerged as a store of value and alludes to another dark spirit – our beloved rum – as an intriguing new investment possibility.

Enjoy the clip and, if you are thinking of investing in some of these “alternative assets,” consider these collaborations with our team of experts. Both titles include discussion about how these collectibles behave as assets (as well as how they don’t). Happy New Year!


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