Mark Gillespie

Episode 319: June 4, 2011

In the last episode, I mentioned the Balcones Brimstone blue corn whiskey from Balcones Distillery in Waco, Texas…and how the...

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Revealing the Secrets of Taiwan’s First Single Malt Distillery

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It took Taiwan’s entry into the WTO in 2002 to fulfill the dream of a whisky-loving Taiwanese industrialist. T.T. Lee...

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Episode 318: May 29, 2011

Chuck Cowdery was writing about Bourbon back in the days when few people were paying attention to America’s Native Spirit,...

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Raising a Glass with Laphroaig’s Simon Brooking

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The thought of speaking in public scares most people to death, but sooner or later, you’ll be in a position...

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Episode 317: May 22, 2011

This is a big weekend on Islay, and not only because it’s the first weekend of the Islay Festival of...

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Midleton Distillery Cooper Ger Buckley

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Ger Buckley is a 5th generation master cooper at Ireland’s Midleton Distillery, and one of only four coopers working at...

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Episode 316: May 15, 2011

The Powers family distilled whiskey for seven generations and two centuries on John’s Lane in Dublin, and John Ryan is...

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Episode 315: May 8, 2011

Irish whiskies once ruled the world, and Dublin was the center of Ireland’s whisky industry. There are no distilleries left...

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Episode 314: May 1, 2011

You’ve heard of single cask whiskies, but Buffalo Trace is taking the idea to an extreme with its Single Oak...

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Episode 313: April 24, 2011

Charles Maclean is one of the world’s top whisky writers, and is marking 30 years of writing about the water...

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