The Spirits Market Journal is the most comprehensive and trusted resource for spirits auction trade values and market information. Powered by an ever growing database of over 1.9M unique values from over 60 live and internet auction houses, the Spirits Market Journal is the go to resource for auction houses, major retailers, investors and serious collectors.



David Parker, Owner- Formerly a computer and software designer and head of engineering, David began his professional wine career as the Owner of Parker Family Vineyards, a vineyard in the Alexander Valley. His thirst for something more lead him to found Brentwood Wine Company, the first weekly online auction house for fine wine, in 1998. In 2002, Benchmark Wine Group was established as a retailer, importer and distributor specializing in hard-to-find, collectible rare wines. Now he is CEO of First Growth Technologies including CellarPros, a service company focused on the needs of the serious wine collector and fine wine professional.

Peter Gibson, Editor- Fusing a vast knowledge of the world of wine and spirits with decades of IT experience, Peter's databases power the Spirits Market Journal.