Mark Gillespie

New Ardnamurchan Distillery Names First Manager

May 8, 2013 – Ardnamurchan Distillery, currently under construction on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula in northwest Scotland, has named its first...

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Murray McDavid Sold to Aceo

Updated May 13, 2013 – One of the questions surrounding last year’s acquisition of Bruichladdich by Rémy Cointreau focused on the...

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Wine Enthusiast Honors Charbay’s Karakasevic & Rock Town’s Lewis

May 7, 2013 – Wine Enthusiast Magazine has named its annual “Top 40 Tastemakers Under 40″ – honoring rising young...

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Diageo CEO Paul Walsh to Step Down

May 7, 2013 – In a move that had been anticipated for some time by drinks industry observers, Diageo CEO...

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Episode 423: May 4, 2013

Family-owned businesses often face obstacles that other companies don’t, and the whisky business is no exception. This week, Fred and...

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Revitalized Tamdhu Introduces New Malts

May 4, 2013 – Tamdhu Distillery made its re-appearance on the whisky stage today during the Spirit of Speyside Festival...

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The Glenlivet Releases a Mystery Malt

May 4, 2013 – Most new whiskies are released with fanfare, news releases, samples, and details practically down to the...

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Laphroaig Updates Packaging Across Range

May 3, 2013 – Laphroaig has unveiled a new packaging design for its entire range of Islay single malts. The...

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Scottish Court Upholds Minimum Pricing

May 3, 2013 – The Scotch Whisky Association lost what appears to be just the first round of litigation over...

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Beam Reports 22.6% Profit Hike On Maker’s Mark Controversy

May 2, 2013 – Beam Inc. reported first quarter earnings of $0.64/ share today, well above the estimates from Wall...

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