Mark Gillespie

Highland Park Launches Warrior Series

First, Highland Park launched a series of single malts honoring Orkney legends like Earl Haakon. Then came the Valhalla Collection,...

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Loch Lomond, Glen Scotia Distilleries on the Block

According to The Scotsman, the family-owned Loch Lomond Distillery has been put up for sale by owner Sandy Bulloch. The...

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Polish Whisky Lovers Get Oldest Karuizawa Single Cask

The oldest known whisky from the now-closed Karuizawa Distillery in Japan has been bottled exclusively for customers of a Polish...

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Fred Noe: Straight Up

On February 13, 2013, I visited the Jim Beam Distillery in Clermont, Kentucky with a group of writers to tour...

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Talisker Issues Storm Warning

Diageo’s Classic Malts range will be adding a new Talisker expression in early 2013, with plans to add more new...

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Maker’s Mark Changes Course

After a week of controversy surrounding plans to lower the bottling strength (ABV) of its flagship bourbon, Maker’s Mark has...

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WhiskyCast Virtual Tastings: February 2013

Our panel gathered via Skype this month to taste a series of single malts. Evan Chapman, Edwin Vargas, Jennifer Chung,...

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Episode 412: February 16, 2013

You have an iconic brand, but not enough supply to meet growing global demand…so you make one change in the...

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Maker’s Mark Cuts Its Proof

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For the first time since Bill Samuels Sr. introduced Maker’s Mark Bourbon more than 50 years ago, the whisky is...

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Parker Beam’s 50th Anniversary

Parker Beam celebrated his 50th anniversary in the whiskey business at a celebration on October 23, 2009 at Heaven Hill’s...

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