Mark Gillespie

Dublin To Get Second Distillery

September 2, 2014 – Planning permission has been granted for Dublin’s second new whiskey distillery this year, with the Dublin...

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Episode 494: August 30, 2014

Steve Gertman of California’s Ascendant Spirits produces Breaker Bourbon, and his brand is one of those targeted by a Chicago-based...

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Templeton Rye To Change Label, Disclose Indiana Roots

August 30, 2014 – Templeton Rye, the Iowa-based producer of a whiskey linked to bootleggers during Prohibition, will change its...

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WhiskyCast Virtual Tastings: August 2014

This month, our panel tastes three Rye whiskies. John McCarroll, Tim Quernes, and Mike Parrish taste Knob Creek Rye, Russell’s...

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Pernod Ricard To Eliminate 900 Jobs In Cost-Cutting Move

August 28, 2014 – Pernod Ricard has announced plans to eliminate a total of 900 jobs worldwide as part of...

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Ardbeg’s Orbiting Whisky To Return From Space Station After Inspiring Supernova 2014 Release

August 28, 2014 – After three years in orbit as part of an experiment on board the International Space Station,...

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Law Firm Targeting “Small-Batch” Producers

August 27, 2014 – A Chicago-based law firm is looking for consumers who bought “small-batch” whiskies from craft distillers and...

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Napa’s Charbay Distillery Escapes Damage In Earthquake

August 26, 2014 – This weekend’s 6.0 magnitude earthquake caused millions of dollars in damage at many of Northern California’s...

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Maker’s Mark Cask Strength Goes On Sale Monday

August 26, 2014 – Monday is the Labor Day holiday in the US, and for the most extreme fans of...

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Construction Work Begins This Week At Stitzel-Weller

August 25, 2014 – Put this story in the category of rumor control. Diageo’s groundbreaking ceremony last week for the...

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