Mark Gillespie

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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Episode 596: July 3, 2016

Single malt whiskies have been sold in the US for decades, but technically, there’s no official definition for “single malt”...

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Episode 595: June 25, 2016

Willie Cochrane retired last month after 39 years at Jura Distillery, and spent the last 11 of them as the...

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Brexit Vote Means Uncertainty for Scotch Whisky Industry

June 24, 2016 – Thursday’s stunning victory for supporters of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union means the...

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Episode 594: June 18, 2016

Moving is one of those things that no one really enjoys…let alone when one has to move hundreds of rare...

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Episode 593: June 12, 2016

Many factors go into the decision to give a whisky brand a shakeup, and we’ll look at the factors behind...

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