Mark Gillespie

Interview: “A Glass Apart” Author Fionnán O’Connor

March 13, 2016 – While today’s Irish Whiskies are known largely as smooth, mellow, triple-distilled drams, the sub-category known as...

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Episode 580: March 12, 2016

There was once a time when Ireland’s single pot still whiskies were among the world’s most popular drams, but a...

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Crown Royal Distillery Workers On Strike in Manitoba

March 6, 2016 – While Canadian whisky lovers were celebrating at Friday night’s Winnipeg Whisky Festival, the men and women...

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Episode 579: March 5, 2016

Adam Hannett has a tough job, though he wouldn’t trade places with anyone for the world! He took over for...

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Bruichladdich “Won’t Break Any Laws” With Transparency Plan

March 2, 2016 – Bruichladdich is moving forward with plans to start offering detailed information on the casks that go...

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Lagavulin Kicks Off 200th Anniversary With 8-Year-Old Whisky

March 1, 2016 – While illegal distilling on the shores of Islay’s Lagavulin Bay dates back to at least 1742,...

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American Whiskey On Track To Surpass Global Scotch Malt Whisky Sales

February 28, 2016 – American Whiskey isn’t just enjoying a renaissance in its home market, but is drawing in new...

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Episode 578: February 28, 2016

There’s been a lot of attention paid recently to women working in the whisky industry, but when Allisa Henley was promoted...

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Episode 577: February 20, 2016

Chip Tate is about to get back into the whisky business, about 15 months after his acrimonious departure from Balcones...

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Bruichladdich Stands Behind Compass Box in Scotch Whisky Transparency Campaign

February 19, 2016 – A day after Compass Box launched its online petition drive aimed at persuading European Union and...

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