Mark Gillespie

Campari Completes Forty Creek Acquisition

June 3, 2014 – As expected, Gruppo Campari has completed its acquisition of John Hall’s Forty Creek Distillery in Grimsby,...

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Tasmania Distillery Expands To Meet Demand

June 3, 2014 – Australia’s award-winning Tasmania Distillery in Cambridge is in the middle of a month-long relocation project that...

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UK Regulators To Review Whyte & Mackay Sale

June 3, 2014 – UK competition regulators will open a public comment period on Diageo’s plans to sell Whyte &...

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Episode 481: May 31, 2014

Tokyo’s whisky bars are legendary, but so hard to find that they’re often compared to Prohibition-era speakeasies. Hidetsugo Ueno owns...

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Robb Report Names Redbreast 21 “Best Of The Best”

May 29, 2014 – Robb Report, the magazine focusing on high-end luxury items of all shapes and sizes, is out...

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Diageo Plans New $115 Million Kentucky Distillery

May 29, 2014 – Diageo plans to solve its Bourbon supply issues by spending $115 million to build a new...

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New Whiskies From Auchentoshan, Lagavulin, Caol Ila, & Buffalo Trace

May 26, 2014 – Here’s the latest on new whiskies, with two Feis Ile bottlings from Lagavulin and Caol Ila,...

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Episode 480: May 24, 2014

Seiichi Koshimizu has been making whisky at Suntory for 41 years, and became the company’s chief blender in 1991. Over...

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Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery Going Green

May 21, 2014 – Dewar’s will take advantage of a new loan program from the UK’s Green Investment Bank to...

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Investors Plan To Restore Kentucky’s Old Taylor Distillery

May 21, 2014 – “It’s not a question now of if, but when.” That’s how Will Arvin, one of the...

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