Blog: Whisky auction seeks to raise funds for Japan
Chris Mercer | 29 March 2011
A rare bottle of Glenlivet will be auctioned in aid of the British Red Cross Japan Appeal.
The Generations Glenlivet, owned by Gordon & MacPhail and estimated to be worth GBP13,000, will be auctioned at Bonhams in Edinburgh, at 19:00 (BST) today (29 March).
The whisky was bottled in 1940 and is one of only 100 bottles available this year.
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