Mark Gillespie

Irish Distillers Dedicates New Midleton Expansion

September 4, 2013 -A year and five months after breaking ground on the expansion of Midleton Distillery, Irish Distillers held...

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Oldest Lagavulin Expression Highlights Diageo’s 2013 Special Release Single Malts

September 3, 2013 – The annual release of limited-edition single malts from Diageo’s Scotch distilleries includes a 37-year-old Lagavulin, along...

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Irish Distillers To Amp Up Powers & Paddy With New Releases

September 2, 2013 – Powers Irish Whiskey, often thought of as “the Irish whiskey the Irish drink,” is getting a...

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2013 Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Could Be Last Of Its Kind

August 31, 2013 – While the annual release of the Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve series of Bourbons always draws...

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Episode 440: August 31, 2013

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Bourbons may well be some of the hardest whiskies to find, and hundreds of people...

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Episode 439: August 25, 2013

When Kentucky was still a wilderness in Colonial days, Pennsylvania was a hotbed of whiskey distilling. Back then, the Keystone...

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What’s In A Name? In New Zealand, A Potential Lawsuit

August 22, 2013 – The upstart New Zealand Whisky Company has been making headlines for its occasionally controversial promotions, such...

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Brown-Forman To Invest $100 Million in Jack Daniel’s Expansion

August 22, 2013 – Jack Daniel’s and Lynchburg, Tennessee have become synonymous over the years, but the latest plans to...

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Laphroaig Announces Plans for 2013 Laphroaig Live

August 22, 2013 – For the last several years, Laphroaig distillery manager John Campbell has hosted a live webcast every...

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WhiskyCast Virtual Tastings: August 2013

This month, we’re tasting whiskies with the “Lounge Lizards” at Karl Kadar’s home in Newark, Delaware. In addition to Karl,...

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