Availble from 28 November 2019
Valentino Zagatti, The unseen Collection
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Delivery starts 29 November 2019
Hans & Becky Offringa, internationally known as The Whisky Couple, have been working on a series of books about The Unseen Valentino Zagatti Collection since September 2017. Publication is scheduled for November 28th 2019.
The publication consists of five separate volumes. All bottles are arranged alphabetically within a timeline, starting with the oldest bottle in the collection, dating from 1843. Where possible, historical context is added.
The ultimate documentation
The four volumes that contain images and descriptions of the bottles, each start with a short essay, treating topics such as Mr. Valentino Zagatti, The History of Glass, The History of the Label and The Psychology of Collecting.
The fith volume consists of information about the museum, various indexes with which bottles easily can be found and an extensive register of whisky companies. This volume forms a guide to get access to the collection.
The series of five books will be presented in a specially designed luxury cassette as a limited edition of 500. Bound in beautiful dark blue imitation leather.
The Unseen Valentino Zagatti Collection will consist of 5 volumes, 300 pages each, size of a book approx. 21x27,5 cm, packaged in a sturdy slipcase.
More information: www.theunseencollection.com
"This massive undertaking has been meticulously researched and executed by Hans and Becky.
It is an invaluable reference for collectors, but it also provides an insight into the history of bottled malt whisky” - Charles MacLean
Michael Urquhart - Gordon & MacPhail
' I am sure the book will become a great reference for those in the industry for many years to come '