Mark Gillespie

Kentucky Bourbon Trail Sets New Record

January 29, 2015 – With interest in Bourbon-related tourism at an all-time high, Kentucky distillers are reporting another double-digit increase...

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Whisky Magazine Announces World Icons of Whisky Winners

January 29, 2015 – South African-based Distell has taken top honors as Distiller of the Year in the third round...

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Scotch Whisky’s UK Economic Impact Estimated At £5 Billion

January 29, 2015 – A new report released Wednesday by the Scotch Whisky Association estimates the whisky industry’s economic impact on...

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Wild Turkey Elevates Eddie Russell to Master Distiller

January 26, 2015 – For nearly 34 years, Wild Turkey’s Eddie Russell has worked alongside his father, legendary Master Distiller...

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Episode 518: January 24, 2015

Kentucky’s Four Roses Distillery announced this week that supply problems will prevent this spring’s release of the annual Four Roses...

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Woodford Reserve Adding Rye to Range

January 22, 2015 – Woodford Reserve is jumping on the Rye whiskey bandwagon with the release of Woodford Reserve Straight...

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Glenmorangie Releases 2015 Private Edition Selection

January 21, 2015 – Glenmorangie has revived a once-popular strain of barley for use in its 2015 Private Edition series...

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Beam Suntory to Export Alberta Premium for First Time

January 20, 2015 – Beam Suntory’s Alberta Distillers distillery in Calgary has produced the award-winning Alberta Premium range of whiskies...

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Whisky & Water Use Criticized by Scottish Regulators

January 20, 2015 – Scottish environmental regulators ranked eight whisky plants as “poor” for exceeding their allowed water usage during...

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US Regulators Cracking Down on Whisky Age Statements

January 20, 2015 – With a growing number of complaints over lax enforcement of labeling standards for US-made whiskies, the...

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