Mark Gillespie

Episode 423: May 4, 2013

Family-owned businesses often face obstacles that other companies don’t, and the whisky business is no exception. This week, Fred and...

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Revitalized Tamdhu Introduces New Malts

May 4, 2013 – Tamdhu Distillery made its re-appearance on the whisky stage today during the Spirit of Speyside Festival...

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The Glenlivet Releases a Mystery Malt

May 4, 2013 – Most new whiskies are released with fanfare, news releases, samples, and details practically down to the...

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Laphroaig Updates Packaging Across Range

May 3, 2013 – Laphroaig has unveiled a new packaging design for its entire range of Islay single malts. The...

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Scottish Court Upholds Minimum Pricing

May 3, 2013 – The Scotch Whisky Association lost what appears to be just the first round of litigation over...

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Beam Reports 22.6% Profit Hike On Maker’s Mark Controversy

May 2, 2013 – Beam Inc. reported first quarter earnings of $0.64/ share today, well above the estimates from Wall...

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Loch Fyne Whiskies Sold

May 1, 2013 – Loch Fyne Whiskies, the Inverary-based retailer known as much for its wide variety of Scotch whiskies...

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Laing Brothers Go Their Separate Ways

May 1, 2013 – The second-generation brothers of Douglas Laing & Co. have split the company in what Fred and...

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The Macallan Releases Complete 1824 Series Range

April 30, 2013 – After six months of exclusivity in the UK market, The Macallan’s new no-age statement range of...

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Macallan 50 Tops Bonhams NY Auction

April 30, 2013 – The first Bonhams whisky auction of the year in New York City saw vintage Macallans leading...

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