Mark Gillespie

Diageo Responds to Masters of Whisky Controversy

August 14, 2016 – Following several days of criticism on social media over its decision to dissolve the long-running Masters...

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Episode 602: August 14, 2016

Diageo has faced criticism on social media for its decision to shut down the long-running Masters of Whisky program, a...

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Old Jameson Distillery To Receive €11 Million Upgrade

August 11, 2016 – One of Ireland’s most popular whisky attractions is scheduled to close at the end of the...

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Construction to Begin in October on Second Arran Distillery

August 9, 2016 – On the same day that Isle of Arran touted a record day for tours (300) at...

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Episode 601: August 7, 2016

We’ve packed this week’s WhiskyCast full of cask-strength conversation from around the world! Texas distillers Amanda and Nick Swift will...

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Review: The Glenlivet’s Pullman Train Collection

August 5, 2016 – Believe it or not, there was once a time when passenger trains were popular for cross-country travel...

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SWA’s Frost: Brexit Might Have Long-Term Benefit for Scotch Whisky

August 4, 2016 – While pundits and politicians have been wringing their hands over the overall impact of the United Kingdom’s June...

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Barry Walsh: 1940-2016

August 4, 2016 – Barry Walsh, one of the leaders of the Irish Whiskey industry for many years, passed away...

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Evan Cattanach: 1935-2016

August 2, 2016 – Evan Cattanach was one of the giants of the Scotch Whisky industry, in size and in...

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Dingle’s Oliver Hughes: 1961-2016

July 31, 2016 – Oliver Hughes, the founder of Ireland’s Dingle Distillery and the Porterhouse Group of pubs, died Saturday...

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