Mark Gillespie

Episode 591: May 28, 2016

This weekend usually marks the beginning of summer, and many people will be heading for the beach – either for...

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Brendan McCarron: The Heir Apparent

May 25, 2016 – Most businesses have succession plans in place, and the whisky business is no exception. At Kentucky’s...

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What’s In a Name?

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Many of Scotland’s whisky distilleries are named after their towns, such as Aberlour, Bowmore, and Craigellachie. However, The Glenrothes is...

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WhistlePig Dissidents Trying to “Kick Raj Out”

May 23, 2016 – “The question is…is he a capable leader of WhistlePig, and the answer is yes. Undeniably, uncategorically,...

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Episode 590: May 22, 2016

One of Scotland’s newest distilleries opened its doors for the first time to visitors this week, though opportunities to visit...

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Metze Departs As MGP’s Master Distiller

May 20, 2016 – The Master Distiller at Whisky Advocate magazine’s reigning Distiller of the Year is departing after 38...

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Management Dispute Goes Public at WhistlePig Farm

May 20, 2016 – Farms are known for a couple of things…mud and manure, and according to a Vermont newspaper,...

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The Preakness

May 20, 2016 – With the 141st running of the Preakness at Baltimore’s Pimlico race track this weekend coinciding with...

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Interview & Review: Michael Dietsch’s “Whiskey: A Spirited Story”

May 20, 2016 – It’s hard to write a book about whisky. Make it too elementary so newcomers will understand,...

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Four Roses Introduces New Master Distiller With Elliott’s Select

May 19, 2016 – Brent Elliott took over for longtime Four Roses Master Distiller Jim Rutledge last September, but he’s still...

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