Mark Gillespie

Outgoing SWA Chief Calls For Even More Investment in Scotch Whisky

December 15, 2013 – Outgoing Scotch Whisky Association chief executive Gavin Hewitt has a message for his members on his...

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Ardbeg Unveils “Peat Hopper”

December 14, 2013 – Ardbeg’s fleet of unusual vehicles has included two choppers, a tractor, and even a rocket. Now,...

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Episode 456: December 14, 2013

Dewar’s was forced to remove an online video promotion from the Internet this week after a social media-fueled protest campaign...

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Islay Malts Dominate Final McTear’s Auction of 2013

December 13, 2013 – Single malts from Islay led the bidding at the final McTear’s whisky auction of the year...

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SWA Shuffles Leadership Ahead of CEO Change

December 13, 2013 – With David Frost just weeks away from taking over as chief executive of the Scotch Whisky...

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Bulleit Bourbon Getting Boost in UK

December 12, 2013 – Diageo’s Bulleit Bourbon is getting a re-launch in the UK market, complete with an increase in...

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Kentucky Distillers Hurt By Temporary Barrel Shortages

December 11, 2013 – Wet weather this fall is forcing distilleries in Kentucky and other states to juggle production schedules...

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Dewar’s Pulls Online Video After Complaints of Sexism

December 11, 2013 – A Canadian whisky blogger has filed a complaint with DISCUS, the Distilled Spirits Council of the...

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Episode 455: December 8, 2013

The Malt Maniacs announced the results of the 11th annual Malt Maniacs Whisky Awards this week, and a 1973 Karuizawa...

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Jack Be Nimble, Jack Be Mint

December 6, 2013 – Jack Daniel’s and mint? Frank Sinatra might not approve, but then again…you never know. This cocktail...

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