£40m worth of fake whisky is on the market, according to experts

Business - SUERC (Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre) Centre, East Kilbride 19.11.18 Pictured: Andy Simpson (dark body warmer) and David Robertson (light blue shirt) from Rare Whisky 101 and Gordon Cook and Elaine (? check surname) from SUERC. About Rare Whisky 101 - Andy Simpson and David Robertson launched Rare Whisky 101 in 2014 with the aim of offering a whisky valuation service, brokerage and consultancy for whisky collectors and investors. Tracking every bottle sold at auction over the past 12 years, the business now offers the world’s first and largest online valuation database for single malt Scotch whisky, with over 138,000 recorded prices. www.rarewhisky101.com Background Whisky analyst, broker and investment expert Rare Whisky 101 has been working in partnership with geochemists at Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) to clean up the secondary whisky market. On behalf of Rare Whisky, the team at SUERC, which is home to one of the UK’s fo