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Rare Whiskey Auction 2019

Do you love whiskey?! Help Bottles give back to our local community and check out what we have to offer in our annual Rare Whiskey Auction! The auction will be live starting on Sunday, December 15 at 7:00AM EST and ending on Friday, December 27 at 7:00PM EST, and bidding will go through our online auction website. Every dollar over the suggested retail price will be donated to Palmetto Conservation Foundation.

Palmetto Conservation Foundation(PCF) in 2020 will be celebrating its 30th anniversary. PCF remains dedicated to conserving natural and cultural resources, preserving history, and promoting active outdoor recreation and education. The Palmetto Trail is PCF’s largest and best-known project. The Palmetto Trail is a unique gift to South Carolina that encourages and inspires a healthy lifestyle, outdoor recreation, conservation of natural landscapes and good environmental practice and ethics. The Trail provides free public access to over 375 miles of passages across 14 counties from the hills of Walhalla to the
Lowcountry coast. In its completion, it will be one of 16 cross-state trail systems providing over 500 miles of hiking, mountain biking, and equestrian trails.

We hope you’ll join us in supporting the local community!

Whiskeys available so far include:

Mt. Pleasant:

● Old Rip Van Winkle 10 year

● Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 year

● Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 year

● Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 20 year

● Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 year

Columbia:

● Old Rip Van Winkle 10 year

● Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 year

● Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 15 year

● Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 20 year

● Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 23 year

Products will continue to be added until the start of the auction so keep checking back!

Retail pricing listed on the site is an estimate until product is delivered.

Highest Bidders will be contacted via email by noon on Saturday 12/28 and have a deadline to acknowledge so be sure to check your email! All bottles must be paid for and picked up in person at Bottles Beverage Superstore at 610 Coleman Blvd. In the event that does not happen winner will forfeit the ability to win future auctions and the next highest bidder will be contacted. Payments accepted must be certified funds including cashier’s check, cash or credit card with chip. Winners must make payment arrangements by Saturday 1/4 at 7pm. Shipping or transferring the bottle to the Columbia location is not available for this auction.

As mentioned, proceeds from the auction above retail price will be donated to the Palmetto Conservation Foundation. We are helping to rebuild a bridge on the Awendaw Passage of the Palmetto Trail. In 2020, the Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) will be celebrating its 30th anniversary. PCF remains dedicated to conserving natural and cultural resources, preserving history and promoting active outdoor recreation and education. The Palmetto Trail is PCF’s largest and best-known project. It is a unique gift to South Carolina that encourages and inspires a healthy lifestyle, outdoor recreation, conservation of natural landscapes and good environmental practices and ethics. The Trail provides free public access to over 375 miles of passages across 14 counties from the hills of Walhalla to the Lowcountry coast. In its completion, it will be one of the 16 cross-state trail systems providing over 500 miles of hiking, mountain biking and equestrian trails.

Check out the auction sites below and don’t forget to keep checking back to see what rare whiskeys have been added!

Click here for the Mt. Pleasant Auction.

Click here for the Columbia Auction.