Mark Gillespie

Rutledge on New Distillery: “I Can’t Sit Still”

May 1, 2016 – While longtime Four Roses master distiller Jim Rutledge has nothing but good things to say about...

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Episode 587: April 30, 2016

The other night, Louisville’s Haymarket Whiskey Bar held a “Jim Rutledge Tribute Night” to honor the retired Four Roses master...

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Bourbon Hall of Famer Rutledge Starts Crowdfunding Campaign for New Distillery

April 28, 2016 – When Jim Rutledge retired from Kentucky’s Four Roses Distillery last September after 49 years, most industry...

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BenRiach’s Walker: “It’s An Emotional Day”

April 27, 2016 – It’s 5:00pm in Scotland, and Billy Walker should be in a giddy mood. Hours earlier, he...

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Brown-Forman Returns To Scotch Whisky With BenRiach Deal

April 27, 2016 – Brown-Forman has agreed to buy the BenRiach Distillery Company for £285 million GBP ($416 million USD)...

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FEW’s Hletko Named ACSA President

April 25, 2016 – FEW Spirits founder Paul Hletko has been appointed as president of the American Craft Spirits Association’s...

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Radico Khaitan Enters Growing Indian Single Malt Whisky Market

April 25, 2016 – The Rampur Distillery, named after its home city in India’s Uttar Pradesh, started making malt whisky...

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Episode 586: April 23, 2016

Paul Hletlko is one of the leaders in North America’s craft distilling movement, and the founder of FEW Spirits is...

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Episode 585: April 17, 2016

Japan’s Hombo Shizu has been making whiskies off and on since 1949, and the company’s whisky heritage claims a critical...

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Brown-Forman Celebrates Coopers With New Bourbon

April 11, 2016 – Brown-Forman is the only U.S. distiller that operates its own cooperages, and the Louisville-based company has...

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