The Perfect Collection by Mr. Richard Gooding Digital Catalogue - Magazine - Page 7
THE PERFECT COLLECTOR
By Becky Paskin
Whisky Writer, Consultant and Specialist
hisky collecting is a passion countless
people from across the world share.
For many it’s a hobby or investment,
perhaps something to open and enjoy on a rainy
day, but for others, collecting whisky is driven by an
enduring love for the liquid itself.
For Mr. Richard Gooding, whisky was everything.
He was a perfectly eclectic and passionate collector,
amassing a treasure of enchanting gems from a wide
range of distilleries, including many that are long
Over just a few decades he ambitiously, yet
affectionately, assembled one of the world’s largest
private collections of whisky, a remarkable feat. The
comprehensiveness and diversity of the bottles, many
of which are extremely rare, is truly breathtaking.
This was Mr. Gooding’s passion, his own perfect