Mark Gillespie

John Teeling Returns to Irish Whiskey Business With Deal for New Distillery

August 21, 2013 – John Teeling hadn’t planned a quiet retirement after closing the sale of Cooley Whiskey Company to...

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Jack Daniel’s To Release Second Master Distiller’s Collection Whiskey

August 21, 2013 – Other than the iconic Jack Daniel, no name is more associated with Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey...

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Hillrock Estate Distillery To Release Double Cask Rye

August 20, 2013 – Hillrock Estate Distillery plans to release a “grain to glass” rye whiskey on September 24, using...

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Parker’s Heritage Collection 2013 Edition Bourbon To Raise Money for ALS Research

August 20, 2013 – The widely-anticipated 7th annual release of Parker’s Heritage Collection whiskey from Heaven Hill is on its...

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English Whisky Company Celebrates Royal Birth

August 20, 2013 – Women give birth every day, but when one of those babies is destined to become the...

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Japan’s Chichibu Distillery Adds Cooperage

August 19, 2013 – Maverick Japanese distiller Ichiro Akuto has added a new cooperage to his Chichibu Distillery in Saitama...

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Barry Crockett’s Final Midleton Very Rare Whiskey Released

August 19, 2013 – The final edition of Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskey to carry Master Distiller Barry Crockett’s signature...

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Virginia’s Catoctin Creek Distillery Relocates

August 19, 2013 – Catoctin Creek Distillery has completed its move from the original distillery to a renovated historic site...

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Former Diageo CEO Paul Walsh Joins United Spirits Board

August 19, 2013 – Recently-retired Diageo CEO Paul Walsh orchestrated the acquisition of a controlling stake in Vijay Mallya’s United...

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Wild Turkey: To Err Is Human, To Forgive(n) Divine

August 19, 2013 – Mistakes don’t happen very often in the whisky business, but as with anything involving humans, the...

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