Mark Gillespie

Scotch Whisky Association Names New CEO

March 2, 2017 – The Scotch Whisky Association has once again turned to Her Majesty’s diplomatic corps for a leader,...

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Episode 630: February 26, 2017

This week, we’re in Ireland for the debut of the new Method And Madness range of Irish Whiskies from Irish...

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Master Blender Rachel Barrie to Join Brown-Forman as Scotch Whisky Maker

February 20, 2017 – Brown-Forman has now confirmed the hiring of veteran master blender Rachel Barrie as the new whisky...

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Episode 629: February 19, 2017

Camden, New Jersey has a long manufacturing heritage dating back decades, but the city’s glory days ended decades ago –...

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Dr. Jim Swan: 1941-2017

February 15, 2017 – Most whisky connoisseurs will likely have never heard of Dr. Jim Swan, but the longtime whisky...

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“Constructive Discussion” Between Beam Suntory, Windsor Mayor

February 14, 2017 – Windor, Ontario Mayor Drew Dilkens is back home after meeting with Beam Suntory executives in Chicago...

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Episode 628: February 12, 2017

This week, we’ll be talking about money and politics along with whisky, and of course, there are connections between all...

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Beam Suntory Closing Canadian Club Heritage Centre in Windsor

February 10, 2017 – Barring a last-minute change of plans, Beam Suntory will close its brand home for Canadian Club...

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2016 Another Year of Growth for U.S. Spirits Industry

February 7, 2017 – Led by the whiskey industry, U.S. spirits sales recorded another year of growth during 2016, according...

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Bourbon Boom Creating Economic Boom in Kentucky

February 7, 2017 – The global Bourbon boom is paying off in Kentucky, perhaps more than ever before in the...

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