Mark Gillespie

Episode 505: November 8, 2014

This episode marks the end of our 9th year, and we’ll hear from two of the more outspoken voices in...

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Interview: The Dornoch Castle Hotel’s Thompson Brothers

November 7, 2014 – Phil and Simon Thompson have been managing their family’s Dornoch Castle Hotel since they were practically...

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Glenfiddich Goes Retro With “The Original” Single Malt

November 4, 2014 – Glenfiddich Malt Master Brian Kinsman wasn’t alive when his predecessors introduced the concept of a single...

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Diageo Trades Bushmills for Don Julio Tequila

November 3, 2014 – As expected, Diageo has announced a deal in which it will swap the Bushmills Irish Whiskey...

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Episode 504: November 1, 2014

The battle between Scotland’s illicit distillers and the excisemen known as “gaugers” is the stuff of which legends, books, and...

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WSJ Reports Diageo To Swap Bushmills For Don Julio Tequila

November 1, 2014 – Diageo has declined to comment on a Wall Street Journal report that the drinks giant and Mexico’s Beckmann family-controlled...

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The John Glaser Interview, Part 2

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Compass Box founder John Glaser has been shaking up the Scotch Whisky industry for the last 15 years. In the...

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Episode 503: October 25, 2014

This week’s episode comes from Whiskey Live Dublin, and we’ll be focusing on Irish whiskies this time around with some...

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Redbreast 21 Takes Irish Whiskey Of The Year Honors

October 24, 2014 – Redbreast 21 Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey took overall top honors at the second annual Irish...

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Irish Distillers Marks 30th Anniversary of Midleton Very Rare With Pearl Edition

October 24, 2014 – 2014 marks two milestones for the Midleton Very Rare range from Irish Distillers: the 30th anniversary...

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