Mark Gillespie

Episode 247: April 12, 2010

The whisky business is in good shape despite the global recession. That’s the view of Sir Gavin Hewitt, CEO of...

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Episode 246: April 4, 2010

It’s the start of the festival season in Scotland, which saw gains in tourism last year despite the global recession....

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Episode 245: March 28, 2010

We know it by many names…White Lightning and Corn Liquor to name a couple. Moonshine whiskey has been a part...

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Episode 244: March 21, 2010

For some reason, I always wind up doing a show on Irish whiskies around St. Patrick’s Day. Irish whiskies have...

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Episode 243: March 14, 2010

Michael Jackson passed away in 2007, leaving behind a legacy of excellence in whisky writing that includes his classic “Michael...

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Episode 242: March 7, 2010

This episode includes highlights from the Whisky Guild’s annual Whisky Classic event in Morristown, New Jersey. Ardbeg’s Rollercoaster made its...

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Episode 241: February 28, 2010

France is known more for wine and cognac than whisky, but Jean Donnay hopes to change that perception. Jean’s Glann...

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Episode 240: February 21, 2010

We’ve seen an explosion in the number of whisky bloggers over the past year, and one of the most popular...

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Episode 239: February 14, 2010

English farmers send barley north to Scotland, and sooner or later, the Scots send it back as whisky. The Nelstrop...

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Episode 238: February 7, 2010

Call it beginner’s luck if you want, but Peter Hunt’s first batch of single malt spirit received rave reviews at...

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