Mark Gillespie

UK Budget Gives Scotch Whisky a Break

March 19, 2014 – Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is yielding to the Scotch whisky industry’s calls for tax...

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Tennessee Lawmakers Considering Options For Whiskey Law

March 19, 2014 – No action came during Tuesday’s Tennessee General Assembly hearings on proposals to change the Jack Daniel’s-backed...

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Bladnoch Distillery In Administration, To Be Sold

March 17, 2014 – One of Scotland’s smallest distilleries is to be sold after a dispute between brothers led to...

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Battle Over “Tennessee Whiskey” Turning Ugly

March 17, 2014 – In a public relations war, the news release is often the simplest, yet one of the...

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Dad’s Hat Enters European Market With Pennsylvania Rye

March 16, 2014 – Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Rye will become one of the rare American-made craft whiskies to become available...

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Episode 470: March 15, 2014

Bruichladdich expressions come and go…sort of like the waves on Loch Indaal do. Laddie fans are lamenting a decision to...

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Brown-Forman Attacks Diageo On Tennessee Whiskey Legislation

March 14, 2014 – Call it a “Clash of the Titans” if you will, but two major distillers — and...

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New Tullamore D.E.W. Distillery Reaches Milestone

March 13, 2014 – Construction on the new Tullamore D.E.W. Distillery in Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland has reached a milestone...

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Wild Turkey Declares 2014 “Year of Jimmy Russell”

March 12, 2014 – Wild Turkey Master Distiller Jimmy Russell celebrates his 60th year at the distillery in 2014, and...

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Campari Acquires Canada’s Forty Creek Distillery

March 12, 2014 – Gruppo Campari has agreed to acquire John Hall’s Forty Creek Distillery Ltd. for $185.6 million CDN ($166.7...

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