Mark Gillespie

Episode 417: March 23, 2013

This week’s episode required 35 hours of flying and 17,000 miles of round-trip travel, but it was well worth it...

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Whisky Magazine Announces 2013 World Whiskies Awards Winners

March 23, 2013 – Ardbeg’s Galileo Islay Single Malt took top honors as the “World’s Best Single Malt” in the...

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BenRiach Acquires Glenglassaugh Distillery

March 22, 2013 – The Billy Walker-led investment group behind BenRiach and GlenDronach distilleries has acquired a third distillery with...

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Whisky Magazine Names Icons of Whisky, Hall of Fame Honorees

March 22, 2013 – Whisky Magazine announced its annual Icons of Whisky Award winners and Hall of Fame honorees Thursday...

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Ultimate Spirits Challenge Announces Winners

March 22, 2013 – 11 whiskies from around the world received Chairman’s Trophy honors in the fourth annual Ultimate Spirits...

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Episode 416: March 16, 2013

This week’s episode comes from Frankfurt, Germany…during a layover on my trip to visit the Amrut Distillery in Bangalore, India....

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Interview: Highland Park’s Gerry Tosh

During the launch party for Highland Park’s Loki single malt in New York City on March 12, 2013, I had...

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Dewar’s Enters Flavored Whisky Market

(Editor’s note: This story was posted on March 15, 2013, and has been updated.) Flavored whiskies have largely been the...

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Historic Scotland Considers Restarting Dallas Dhu

March 14, 2013 – Historic Scotland, the Scottish Government agency responsible for preserving historic sites, has commissioned a feasibility study...

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Vintage Macallans Lead Latest McTear’s Auction

March 13, 2013 – A 1938 Macallan single malt bottled by Gordon & MacPhail sold for £4,000 ($6,033) at McTear’s on...

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