A Commitment to Sustainable Whisky

Scotland’s Nc’Nean Distillery is one of a handful of whisky distilleries certified as “B Corp” for their sustainability efforts. At Nc’Nean, that goes all the way to the use of renewable energy for the distillery and using recycled glass for its bottles. We’ll talk with founder Annabel Thomas about the challenges of making whisky sustainably and organically on this week’s WhiskyCast In-Depth. In the news, the founder of Bimber and Dunphail distilleries has stepped aside following his arrest on two-decade old charges in his native Poland, while Kentucky lawmakers are trying to close loopholes in the state’s Vintage Distilled Spirits law.

Episode 1045: February 25, 2024

Links: Nc’Nean Distillery | Bimber Distillery | Lexington Herald-Leader | Scotch Whisky Association | Pernod Ricard | Douglas Laing & Co. | The Glenlivet | The Glenturret | Roe & Co. | Killowen Distillery | Jack Daniel’s | Compass Box | Shelter Point

Image courtesy Nc’Nean Distillery.

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