Mark Gillespie

Maker’s Mark Latest To Face Consumer Lawsuit Over “Handmade” Claims

December 9, 2014 – Another lawsuit has been filed challenging the authenticity of whiskies claimed to be “handmade”, this one...

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Episode 510: December 8, 2014

As we reported on our last episode, Balcones Distilling founder Chip Tate has accepted a buyout agreement from the majority...

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Episode 509: December 6, 2014

In the first of this week’s two episodes of WhiskyCast, we’ll travel to Sweden to look at two of the...

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Construction Begins On New Macallan Distillery

December 6, 2014 – Construction work has started on Edrington’s new Macallan Distillery near Craigellachie, Scotland. Edrington chairman Ian Curle...

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Balcones Dispute Settled, But Bitter Feelings Remain

Editor’s note: We have produced a special bonus episode of WhiskyCast this week including the complete interviews with Chip Tate...

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Beam Brothers Sell Limestone Branch Stake To Luxco

December 5, 2014 – Steve and Paul Beam started Limestone Branch Distillery in 2011 with the goal of reclaiming their...

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Reynier Upbeat On Irish Whiskey Potential

December 5, 2014 – “There are 105 Scottish distilleries of significance…there are four in Ireland. You figure it out…” That’s...

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Reynier Entering Irish Whiskey Business

December 1, 2014 – With the growth in Irish Whiskey sales worldwide, more entrepreneurs are looking at opportunities in the...

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Episode 508: November 29, 2014

Irish Whiskey has been leading the global growth in whisky sales for the last several years, posting double-digit gains every...

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Mark Reynier Jumping Back Into Distilling Business

November 29, 2014 – While the details aren’t known yet, former Bruichladdich managing director Mark Reynier is apparently getting back...

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