Mark Gillespie

Rhetoric Bourbon Will Be Third Orphan Barrel Release

February 24, 2014 – The first two whiskies in Diageo’s new Orphan Barrel range are still a few weeks away...

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Episode 467: February 23, 2014

Alwynne Gwilt couldn’t stand whisky…hated it, in fact. That is, until a former boss in London dragged the Canadian expat...

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Mackmyra Cuts Jobs, Exports On Sluggish Sales

February 22, 2014 – Mackmyra started the boom in Swedish whisky distilling when eight whisky lovers decided to build their...

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Beam Shareholders To Vote March 25 on Suntory Deal, Suntory To Inherit Michael Collins Lawsuit

February 20, 2014 – Beam Inc. shareholders will vote March 25 on whether to accept Suntory’s $16 billion offer for...

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Diageo To Invest $2 Million In Stitzel-Weller Visitors Center: Just The Beginning?

February 19, 2014 – In another sign that the world’s largest spirits producer is speeding up its internal decision-making process,...

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The Glenrothes Releases 1969 Single Cask

February 19, 2014 – The Glenrothes has released the second in its “Extraordinary Cask” series of single cask bottlings –...

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Episode 466: February 15, 2014

There have been many more questions than answers about Diageo’s new Orphan Barrel range of whiskies…until now. Diageo’s Ewan Morgan...

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Houston’s Reserve 101 Whisky Bar Adds Glenmorangie 1963

February 15, 2014 – With only 50 bottles worldwide in the re-release of Glenmorangie 1963, it’s likely that most have...

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Whyte & Mackay Officially On The Block

February 12, 2014 – Diageo and United Spirits have officially kicked off the sale process for USL’s Whyte & Mackay...

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This Week’s Whisky News & Notes

February 12, 2014 – Here are some of the stories making news in the whisky world this week… Beam is...

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