Mark Gillespie

SWA’s Frost: Brexit Might Have Long-Term Benefit for Scotch Whisky

August 4, 2016 – While pundits and politicians have been wringing their hands over the¬†overall¬†impact of the United Kingdom’s June...

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Barry Walsh: 1940-2016

August 4, 2016 – Barry Walsh, one of the leaders of the Irish Whiskey industry for many years, passed away...

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Evan Cattanach: 1935-2016

August 2, 2016 – Evan Cattanach was one of the giants of the Scotch Whisky industry, in size and in...

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Dingle’s Oliver Hughes: 1961-2016

July 31, 2016 – Oliver Hughes, the founder of Ireland’s Dingle Distillery and the Porterhouse Group of pubs, died Saturday...

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Episode 600: July 31, 2016

Philadelphia has a long history of whisky distilling dating back to Colonial days, and craft distillers are reviving some of...

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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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