Mark Gillespie

Kentucky Lawmakers Approve Distillery Tax Relief

March 31, 2014 – Kentucky’s House of Representatives has signed off on a bill that gives the state’s Bourbon distillers...

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Diageo Lawsuit Challenges Tennessee Maturation Law

March 31, 2014 – Diageo may have lost a battle temporarily to change last year’s Tennessee state law setting standards...

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Episode 472: March 29, 2014

James Espey has created some of whisky’s legendary brands during his career, along with the Keepers of the Quaich, and...

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Tennessee Lawmakers Punt On Whiskey Legislation

March 25, 2014 – With no agreement between competing Tennessee distillers on proposed changes to the state’s 2013 law setting...

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Beam Shareholders Approve $16 Billion Suntory Offer

March 25, 2014 – As expected, Beam Inc. shareholders voted overwhelmingly to accept a $16 billion takeover bid from Japan’s...

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Diageo Faces Lawsuit from Explorers Club Over Johnnie Walker Series

March 24, 2014 – Members of The Explorers Club have traveled to the most distant reaches of the Earth and...

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Episode 471: March 22, 2014

Dave Broom has written and edited many books on whisky and other spirits, but none quite like his latest book....

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Single Cask Nation Adds First American Rye Whiskey to Range

March 22, 2014 – The Jewish Whisky Company has partnered with Virginia’s Catoctin Creek Distillery to produce its first rye...

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Compromise Proposed in “Tennessee Whiskey” Debate

March 22, 2014 – The next committee hearings are set for Tuesday in the Tennessee General Assembly’s debate over changes...

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Whisky Magazine Editor Rob Allanson To Join William Grant & Sons

March 21, 2014 – Whisky Magazine editor Rob Allanson is leaving Paragraph Publishing to join William Grant & Sons, where...

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