Mark Gillespie

WhiskyCast Virtual Tastings: January 2013

This month, our tasting panel gathered at the Victoria Whisky Festival in Victoria, British Columbia. Hanna Raskin, Johanne McInnis, and...

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Stitzel-Weller Distillery to Reopen

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According to The Whisky Advocate’s John Hansell, Diageo plans to reopen the mothballed Stitzel-Weller Distillery on Louisville’s west side.  Diageo has not...

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Beam Sells “Value” Whisky & Vodka Brands for $65 Million

Beam has agreed to sell several of its minor Canadian whisky and vodka brands to St. Louis-based Luxco, for $65...

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Episode 407: January 18, 2013

It’s time for one of the world’s top whisky festivals…the Victoria Whisky Festival in British Columbia. The festival kicked off...

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Episode 406: January 12, 2013

Dreamers abound in the whisky business. In the case of the Kingsbarns Distillery project planned near St. Andrews in Scotland,...

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Travis Fourmont’s Award-Winning Midnight Manhattan

January 11, 2013 – Travis Fourmont of Roast in Detroit won the 2013 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience competition with this...

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Episode 405: January 5, 2013

Most of us spend a lifetime working in the shadows, wondering if anyone notices. Then, one day, a letter comes...

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WhiskyCast Virtual Tastings, December 2012

With the holiday season at hand, this month’s “Friends & Family” tasting panel of Mike McElligott, Jim Ely, and Jason...

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Episode 404: December 28, 2012

There are plenty of ideas for entrepreneurs seeking a place in the world of whisky, but as always, getting the...

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