Mark Gillespie

Episode 436: August 3, 2013

Keith Batt never dreamed of distilling whisky when he and his family bought the Nant Estate in Tasmania, but the...

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Beam Plans New Kentucky Distribution Center

August 2, 2013 – Beam Inc. has announced plans for a new 600,000 square foot distribution center to be built...

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Rare Oban Malt Raising Funds for Local Lifeboat

August 2, 2013 – Like many towns along the Scottish coast, Oban has a team of dedicated lifeboat rescue volunteers...

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Jailer’s Tennessee Whiskey Maker Reported To Have Ceased Operations

August 1, 2013 – Capital Brands, the Clearwater, Florida-based bottler of Jailer’s Tennessee Whiskey and Breakout Rye, has gone under,...

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1964 Bowmores Dominate Bidding at McTear’s

August 1, 2013 – Bowmores from the legendary year of 1964 dominated the bidding at McTear’s during its July 31...

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Teeling Whisky Marks The Gathering with New Irish Single Malt

August 1, 2013 – 2013 marks the year of The Gathering, a celebration of all things Irish worldwide. Teeling Whiskey...

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Compass Box Honors Chicago Whisky Bar Delilah’s With 20th Anniversary Bottling

August 1, 2013 – Delilah’s, the legendary Chicago punk rock and whisky bar, marks its 20th anniversary on August 29th,...

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WSJ: Diageo Not Ruling Out Bid for Beam

August 1, 2013 – Diageo may consider a takeover bid for Beam Inc. as a way to strengthen its position...

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U.S. Sales Help Push Diageo to 8% Gain in 2013 Profits

July 31, 2013 – Diageo, the world’s largest whisky producer, reported an 8% increase in profits for the 2012 fiscal...

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Brenne to Expand U.S. Distribution

July 30, 2013 – Less than a year after Allison Patel entered the U.S. market with Brenne Estate Cask single...

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