Mark Gillespie

Johnnie Walker Releasing Blue Label Ryder Cup Edition

June 10, 2014 – With the Ryder Cup scheduled for this September at Scotland’s Gleneagles Resort, Diageo is releasing a...

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Glenfiddich Releases Excellence 26 Year Old Single Malt

June 9, 2014 – William Grant & Sons is adding  a new permanent expression to its flagship single malt range...

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Episode 482: June 6, 2014

Humans have been drinking alcohol for centuries, but there are still many things we don’t understand about it…basic things like...

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Brown-Forman CEO Projects Flavored Whisky To Become “Bigger Than Scotch”

June 5, 2014 – Brown-Forman CEO Paul Varga is looking to expand his company’s line of flavored whiskies based on...

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Royal Whisky Goes On Auction For Charity

June 4, 2014 – Prince Andrew — also known as the Duke of York — has donated a rare bottle...

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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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