Mark Gillespie

Scotch Whisky Industry Critics Want SNP Intervention

July 20, 2015 – While Scotch Whisky is by far Scotland’s largest non-oil export product, much of the industry is...

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Episode 544: July 19, 2015

Bourbon has a unique place in American history, but as with other elements of American history…many of the stories of...

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Templeton Rye’s Kerkhoff Calls Settlement “Legalized Stealing”

July 15, 2015 – Keith Kerkhoff is mad. Actually, he’s more than just mad. “I’m pissed off,” the co-founder of...

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Templeton Rye Settles Labeling Lawsuits

July 13, 2015 – Iowa’s Templeton Rye Whiskey has settled a series of class-action lawsuits filed last year over allegations...

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Episode 543: July 11, 2015

There are dozens of stakeholders in the Scotch Whisky industry, and while they do work together on a few key...

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Tools Blamed for Sparking Whiskey Row Fire in Louisville

Updated July 12, 2015 – The Civil War-era facades of the old whiskey warehouses along Main Street are still standing...

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Episode 542: July 4, 2015

Jim Rutledge gets most of the credit for reviving Four Roses Bourbon in the US over the last decade after...

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Interview: Chef David Bouley on Whisky & Food

July 4, 2015 – Chef David Bouley is one of America’s leading chefs, and it’s almost impossible to get reservations...

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Interview: Suntory Chief Blender Shinji Fukuyo

July 3, 2015 – Shinji Fukuyo was named Suntory’s chief blender in 2009, and is only the fourth person to...

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France’s Glann ar Mor Distillery To Close

July 3, 2015 – The Law of Unintended Consequences – better known as the saying “it seemed like a good...

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