Mark Gillespie

Distell Excited About Burn Stewart Acquisition

April 18, 2013 – Distell Group’s $245.4 million (USD) acquisition of Scotland’s Burn Stewart Distillers this week fills a gaping...

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Chivas Brothers Gets Planning Permission for New Speyside Distillery

April 17, 2013 – Moray Council has given planning approval for the proposed Chivas Brothers distillery slated to be built...

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Old Pulteney Adds to Travel Retail Lineup

April 16, 2013 – Old Pulteney will unveil a new Lighthouse series of travel retail expressions at next month’s TFWQ...

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Drought Ends at Tobermory, Distilling to Resume

April 16, 2013 – After the second consecutive year in which a lack of rainfall has forced production to be...

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Woodford Reserve’s $1,000 Mint Julep to Support Retired Thoroughbreds

April 15, 2013 – As the official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, Woodford Reserve will once again produce the world’s...

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Interview: Highland Park Retiree Davie Reid

Davie Reid’s a legend on Orkney, not just for his nearly 40 years at Scapa and Highland Park distilleries, but...

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South Africa’s Distell Buys Burn Stewart Distillers

April 15, 2013 – Burn Stewart Distillers, one of the few bright spots in the troubled CL Financial portfolio, has...

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WhiskyCast Virtual Tastings: April 2013

Our tasting panel gathered at Whisky Live New York for this month’s episode. Hana Choi, Olaf Asprink, Susannah Skiver Barton,...

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Episode 420: April 14, 2013

When Magnus Eunson set up his illegal still on Orkney in 1798, the gaugers in the village of Kirkwall were...

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Single Malt Whisky the Indian Way: A Visit to Amrut

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India is one of the world’s largest whisky-consuming nations, but never had a single malt whisky to call its own...

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