Mark Gillespie

Scotch Whiskies Dominate International Wine & Spirit Competition

July 27, 2016 – Scotch whiskies were the overall winner in the 2016 International Wine & Spirit Competition, with more...

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Democratic Convention Gives Philadelphia Distillers a Chance to Shine

July 25, 2016 – Stepping over the footings for a wall in an old Philadelphia foundry, it’s hard to see...

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Diageo Open to Distilling at Dallas Dhu Museum

July 25, 2016 – After a Scottish parliamentarian’s suggestion that Diageo turn over the title and rights to the long-closed...

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Episode 599: July 24, 2016

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is not only an independent bottler of Scotch whiskies, but also the world’s largest whisky...

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society Plans Major US Expansion

July 20, 2016 – Sixteen months after acquiring the Scotch Malt Whisky Society from The Glenmorangie Company, the society’s new...

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Dickel’s Henley Rejoins Mentor at Popcorn Sutton with Plans for Aged Whiskey

July 18, 2016 – George Dickel head distiller Allisa Henley has left Diageo’s Tullahoma, Tennessee distillery to join the upstart...

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Episode 598: July 17, 2016

There are lots of whiskies to choose from, and there’s a story behind each one. This time around, we’ll talk...

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Political Conventions About the “Party” for Distilled Spirits Council

July 13, 2016 – It’s almost as much of a American political convention tradition as funny hats, the phrase “the...

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Episode 597: July 10, 2016

The push by distillers forĀ US Government recognition of an “American Single Malt Whisky” definition would also have an impact on...

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The Balvenie’s David Stewart Hono(u)red by Queen Elizabeth

July 5, 2016 – The Balvenie’s longtime malt master, David Stewart, has virtually every award that can be presented to...

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