Mark Gillespie

Episode 478: May 10, 2014

Mark Brown heads up Buffalo Trace and its parent company, Sazerac, and he’s known for speaking his mind even when...

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Suntory To Export Hibiki 17 & 21 Whiskies To US Market

May 9, 2014 – Suntory’s Hibiki 21 and 17-year-old blended Japanese whiskies have won numerous awards in international competitions, but...

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Whyte & Mackay Sells For $724.5 Million

May 9, 2014 – A dark horse emerged from the bidding as the winner in Diageo’s sale of Whyte &...

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This Week’s New Whiskies

May 10, 2014 – Distilleries are preparing for a new round of releases, and here’s the latest that we have...

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Spirit of Speyside Festival Honors 4 Malts

May 8, 2014 – The Spirit of Speyside Festival has honored four Speyside single malts in its annual whisky competition....

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Moray Golf Club Tees Up With Gordon & MacPhail

May 5, 2014 – Scotland, Golf, and Whisky: three words that just go together naturally. The Moray Golf Club in...

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Episode 477: May 3, 2014

Most distillery startups these days come from entrepreneurs looking for a new challenge in life, and Ken Lewis is no...

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Edrington Takes Control of US Destiny

May 2, 2014 – Edrington has completed its plans for new regional distribution units with the formation of Edrington Americas,...

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Scotland’s Minimum Pricing Battle To Be Decided In European Court

May 2, 2014 – The ongoing legal battle between the Scottish Government and the Scotch Whisky Association will be resolved...

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Suntory Completes $16 Billion Beam Acquisition

April 30, 2014 – Japan’s Suntory Holdings has officially completed its $16 billion (USD) acquisition of Beam, Inc., creating the...

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