Mark Gillespie

Una’s Story (Episode 806: February 16, 2020)

This week on WhiskyCast, we’re sharing a special story of strength. Not the kind of strength one can build in...

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Trump Administration Holds Firm on Single Malt Whisky Tariff

By Mark Gillespie February 14, 2020 – There’s no love lost on this Valentine’s Day between the Trump Administration and...

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Kentucky Bourbon Tourism Hits Record Levels in 2019

By Mark Gillespie February 13, 2020 – If you build it, they will come. That applies not only to a...

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Tariffs Have American Whiskey Makers Over a Barrel

By Mark Gillespie February 13, 2020 – American spirits producers should be in a great mood. Domestic sales are at...

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Global Scotch Whisky Exports Grow While Tariffs Cut Into U.S. Market

By Mark Gillespie February 11, 2020 – For years, the United States has been the most valuable export market for...

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Scotch Whisky’s Future in the Climate Crisis (Episode 805: February 9, 2020)

World leaders will be in Glasgow later this year for the United Nations COP26 Climate Change Conference, and Scotch Whisky...

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U.S. Tariff Trouble Hits Scotch Whisky Industry

February 7, 2020 – The United States has long been one of the Scotch Whisky industry’s most important markets, but...

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Whisky Tariffs Cause Problems on Both Sides of the Atlantic (Episode 804: February 2, 2020)

The whisky industry has become collateral damage in the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and the European Union, with...

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“The Amber Light” Brings Scotch Whisky to the Big Screen (Episode 803: January 26, 2020)

Is making whisky an art or a science? In “The Amber Light,” filmmaker Adam Park makes the argument that Scotch...

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On the Road at the 2020 Victoria Whisky Festival (Episode 802: January 19, 2020)

This week, we’re in Victoria, British Columbia for one of the world’s best whisky festivals, the 15th annual Victoria Whisky...

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