Mark Gillespie

Episode 441: September 7, 2013

There was a changing of the guard at Ireland’s Midleton Distillery this week, in addition to the housewarming party for...

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Douglas Laing Gets Particular With New Single Cask Range

September 6, 2013 – When Fred and Stewart Laing agreed to split up the assets of their family’s Douglas Laing...

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Bruichladdich Entering Travel Retail Market

September 6, 2013 – Bruichladdich stayed out of travel retail sales for most of the time following the distillery’s revival...

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Rare Port Ellen Leads Bidding at McTear’s September Auction

September 6, 2013 – Port Ellen bottlings are becoming scarcer, 30 years after the Islay distillery was closed and its...

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Tomatin Releases Peated Cù Bòcan Malt

September 5, 2013 – Tomatin’s mainstream single malt releases have never been known for their peatiness in recent years, so...

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Irish Distillers Dedicates New Midleton Expansion

September 4, 2013 -A year and five months after breaking ground on the expansion of Midleton Distillery, Irish Distillers held...

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Oldest Lagavulin Expression Highlights Diageo’s 2013 Special Release Single Malts

September 3, 2013 – The annual release of limited-edition single malts from Diageo’s Scotch distilleries includes a 37-year-old Lagavulin, along...

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Irish Distillers To Amp Up Powers & Paddy With New Releases

September 2, 2013 – Powers Irish Whiskey, often thought of as “the Irish whiskey the Irish drink,” is getting a...

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2013 Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Could Be Last Of Its Kind

August 31, 2013 – While the annual release of the Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve series of Bourbons always draws...

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Episode 440: August 31, 2013

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Bourbons may well be some of the hardest whiskies to find, and hundreds of people...

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