Mark Gillespie

The Famous Grouse Experiments With Flavors in Sweden

May 31, 2013 – Edrington’s innovation team has experimented with several versions of The Famous Grouse in recent years, with...

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Kentucky Approves Distillery Construction Tax Incentives

May 30, 2013 – Kentucky economic development officials have approved tax incentives for an expansion project at Maker’s Mark Distillery...

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Whisky Label Changes Coming in US as TTB Allows Nutrition Data

May 29, 2013 – Every packaged food product sold in the United States includes information on its label about serving...

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Times of India: Invergordon Sale May Satisfy UK Concerns in Diageo’s United Spirits Deal

May 29, 2013 – The Times of India reports Vijay Mallya’s United Spirits is prepared to consider selling Whyte & Mackay’s Invergordon...

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Single Malt from Grain to Glass at Canada’s Shelter Point Distillery

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In the old days, distilleries were almost always part of a farm, since farmers would distill their excess grain to...

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Business Standard: UK Regulators May Force Whyte & Mackay Sale

Updated May 28, 2013 – Diageo is still acquiring shares of Indian liquor magate Vijay Mallya’s United Spirits (USL) in...

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1993 Photo Shows Highest Whisky on Earth

May 29, 2013 – Today marks the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay’s historic first summit of...

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Episode 426: May 25, 2013

The annual Islay Festival of Malt & Music gets underway this weekend, and they’ll be celebrating more than just whisky...

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Jim McEwan Celebrates 50 Years in Whisky

May 24, 2013 – Jim McEwan is arguably the most well-known figure in Islay whisky today. He spent 38 years...

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The Macallan Anniversary Malt Sells for $27K at McTear’s

May 24, 2013 – A bottle of The Macallan Anniversary Malt from 1983 led the bidding at this week’s McTear’s...

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