Mark Gillespie

I Spy a Bourbon (Episode 650: July 16, 2017)

We’ve seen whisky and movie tie-ins before, but Old Forester’s new Statesman Bourbon is a bit different. It’s featured in...

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Möet Hennessy Enters American Whiskey with Woodinville Acquisition

July 12, 2017 – Another major spirits company has entered the American artisan distilling market, as Möet Hennessy has acquired...

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Billy Walker Back in Whisky Business with Glenallachie Deal

July 12, 2017 – It didn’t take long for Scotch Whisky veteran Billy Walker to get back to work after...

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Nant Distillery Receivers Agree on Terms with Australian Whisky Holdings

July 11, 2017 – The future of Nant Distillery appears to be clearer now that a tentative agreement has been...

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The Best Way to Combine Whisky and the Solar Eclipse (Episode 649: July 9, 2017)

If you’re looking for an excuse to take off from work and watch the total solar eclipse that will cross...

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Bourbon Potential European Union Target in Trade Dispute

July 7, 2017 – U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to imports of European-produced steel could spark a backlash against Bourbon...

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Islay’s Bunnahabhain Distillery In For £11 Million Upgrade Project

July 6, 2017 – Of Islay’s eight working whisky distilleries, Bunnahabhain is the hardest to visit. To get there, one...

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Chip Tate Gets Federal Distillery Permit, Tate & Co. Distillery Plans Moving Forward

July 5, 2017 – The often-delayed debut of maverick distiller Chip Tate’s second act in the whisky business is a...

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Glencairn’s Whisky Glasses Shatter Expectations (Episode 648: July 2, 2017)

When Raymond Davidson and his sons started marketing the Glencairn Whisky Glass in 2001, they thought the target audience was...

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Bacardi Takes a Stake in Ireland with Teeling Whiskey Deal

June 30, 2017  – With Irish Whiskey sales continuing to grow in the United States and worldwide, Bacardi Limited has...

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