Mark Gillespie

Tobermory to Shut Down for Two-Year Upgrade Project

Updated February 3, 2017 – Tobermory Distillery on Scotland’s Isle of Mull will shut down production on March 31 for up...

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Diageo Returns to Irish Whiskey, Plans Dublin Distillery

January 31, 2017 – Diageo is returning to the Irish Whiskey category, a little more than two years after it...

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Episode 626: January 29, 2017

Marcio Ramos started his whisky journey as a bartender in his hometown of Lisbon, Portugal…but thought he’d left the whisky...

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Another Record Year For Kentucky Bourbon Tourism

January 25, 2017 – Kentucky’s emphasis on Bourbon-related tourism promotion in recent years has led to another banner year for...

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Episode 625: January 22, 2017

This week, we’re on location at the Victoria Whisky Festival in British Columbia! We’ll discuss a new range of premium...

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Midleton Distillery Expanding Pot Still Production Capacity

January 19, 2017 – Nearly three and a half years after opening its new Garden Stillhouse dedicated to producing Irish single...

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Episode 624: January 15, 2017

This week, we’ll tell you about two upcoming opportunities to taste rare whiskies in Scotland and Kentucky. David Faughn and...

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No Trademark Tussle Over Plans for “Urban Bourbon” Ice Cream

January 13, 2017 – Tourism promoters in Louisville, Kentucky have no problems with reported plans for a new Bourbon-flavored Ben...

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“Fierce” Bidding for Donald Trump’s Scotch Whisky at McTear’s Auction

January 13, 2017 – While Friday the 13th is often considered an unlucky day, Colin Plint will likely never forget this...

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Parker Beam: 1941-2017

January 9, 2017 – It’s a sad day for whiskey lovers. Parker Beam, one of Bourbon’s legendary distillers, passed away...

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