Mark Gillespie

Crown Royal Distillery Strike Could Last Into Summer

April 5, 2016 – The month-long strike by workers at Diageo’s Crown Royal distillery in Gimli, Manitoba is likely to...

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Luxco Confirms Plans for Kentucky Distillery

April 4, 2016 – Luxco produces some of Kentucky Bourbon’s biggest “legacy” brands, such as Rebel Yell and Ezra Brooks,...

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Episode 583: April 3, 2016

A lot of trends come out of Portland, Oregon…and while the craft distilling movement didn’t originate there, Portland’s House Spirits...

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Islay Says Goodbye to John MacLellan

April 2, 2016 – Friends and family gathered at Islay’s Kilchoman Distillery today to pay tribute to John MacLellan, the...

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John MacLellan: 1955-2016

March 28, 2016 – John MacLellan, widely regarded as one of the leaders of the Islay whisky community, passed away...

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Vermont Oak? New Finish for Oldest WhistlePig Rye

March 27, 2016 – Vermont’s WhistlePig Farm is describing itself as a “grain to glass” distillery, but while the Rye...

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Episode 582: March 26, 2016

You’ll see a lot of businesses with the “& Son” as part of the name, but rarely do we see...

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Crested Ten Irish Whiskey Officially Joins Jameson Portfolio

March 25, 2016 – Crested Ten Irish Whiskey has been a cult favorite in Ireland since its introduction in 1963...

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One Man’s Goal: 366 Drams in 366 Days

March 24, 2016 – A dram a day…for an entire year? That’s not a big challenge for the average whisky...

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Episode 581: March 19, 2016

After two years of victories for Pacific Rim whiskies, a single malt Scotch is back on top of the World...

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