Mark Gillespie

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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anCnoc & Peter Arkle Team Up for Third Whisky Release

May 21, 2013 – Scottish illustrator Peter Arkle’s third single malt in his collaboration with anCnoc features another aspect of...

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English Whisky Company Honors 60th Anniversary of Queen’s Coronation

May 21, 2013 – June 2 marks the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s coronation in 1953, and while Great Britain...

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Whiskies Signed by 6 Prime Ministers Sell at Tennants Auction

May 21, 2013 – Bottles of whisky signed by Britain’s Prime Ministers often show up at auction, but a lot...

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Tennessee Governor Signs Distillery Bills

May 21, 2013 – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam has signed a bill approved by state lawmakers last month that clears...

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Highland Park: Scotch Whisky, Orcadian Heritage

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Highland Park is Scotland’s northernmost distillery, and has a character that’s uniquely Orcadian. Orkney was home to ancient Neolithic tribes...

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Episode 425: May 19, 2013

Gordon & MacPhail has released thousands of single cask bottlings over the years, including the two oldest whiskies ever bottled:...

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