Mark Gillespie

WhiskyCast Virtual Tastings: February 2014

This month, we’re bringing together two brothers who only get to see each other a couple of times a year...

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Brown-Forman Rides Whiskey Wave To Gains

March 6, 2014 – Louisville-based Brown-Forman reported a 12% increase in net income for the third quarter (ending January 31)...

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Chivas Brothers Turns Up Steam on Tormore

March 6, 2014 – Since it opened in 1960, Tormore Distillery has been one of Speyside’s more unusual distilleries. Built...

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Construction Begins On Isle of Harris Distillery

March 5, 2014 – The boom in distillery construction continues in Scotland, as work is now underway on the £10...

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Woodford Reserve Unveils 2014 Kentucky Derby Bottle

March 5, 2014 – The annual Run for the Roses is still almost two months away, but Woodford Reserve’s 2014...

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Distillers Head To Court Over Trademarks

March 5, 2014 – Two whisky distillers are squaring off in court over allegations of trademark infringement by competitors. A...

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Matt Shattock: Beam’s $40 Million Man

March 5, 2014 – Beam Inc. chief executive and president Matt Shattock won’t be in Bill Ackman’s league, but he...

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Diageo Unveils Pricing & Bottles For Mortlach Single Malts

March 4, 2014– Diageo’s plans to engineer Mortlach as a luxury single malt brand took a major step forward today...

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The Latest Whisky Releases

March 3, 2014 – Here’s an update on new whiskies hitting the market or receiving additional distribution. Compass Box has...

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Kentucky’s Town Branch Expands Into Rye Whiskey

March 3, 2014 – Town Branch, the Lexington distillery owned by Pearse Lyons’ Alltech conglomerate, is adding a rye whiskey...

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