Mark Gillespie

Diageo Releases Friends of the Classic Malts Range, Names First Mortlach Brand Ambassador

December 17, 2013 – With the 2013 special releases from Diageo’s Classic Malts range still working their way to retailers,...

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DISCUS To Review Complaint Over Controversial Dewar’s Video

December 15, 2013 – The U.S. spirits industry’s trade organization will review a complaint filed by Canadian whisky blogger Johanne...

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Outgoing SWA Chief Calls For Even More Investment in Scotch Whisky

December 15, 2013 – Outgoing Scotch Whisky Association chief executive Gavin Hewitt has a message for his members on his...

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Ardbeg Unveils “Peat Hopper”

December 14, 2013 – Ardbeg’s fleet of unusual vehicles has included two choppers, a tractor, and even a rocket. Now,...

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Episode 456: December 14, 2013

Dewar’s was forced to remove an online video promotion from the Internet this week after a social media-fueled protest campaign...

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Islay Malts Dominate Final McTear’s Auction of 2013

December 13, 2013 – Single malts from Islay led the bidding at the final McTear’s whisky auction of the year...

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SWA Shuffles Leadership Ahead of CEO Change

December 13, 2013 – With David Frost just weeks away from taking over as chief executive of the Scotch Whisky...

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Bulleit Bourbon Getting Boost in UK

December 12, 2013 – Diageo’s Bulleit Bourbon is getting a re-launch in the UK market, complete with an increase in...

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Kentucky Distillers Hurt By Temporary Barrel Shortages

December 11, 2013 – Wet weather this fall is forcing distilleries in Kentucky and other states to juggle production schedules...

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Dewar’s Pulls Online Video After Complaints of Sexism

December 11, 2013 – A Canadian whisky blogger has filed a complaint with DISCUS, the Distilled Spirits Council of the...

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