Mark Gillespie

Episode 528: April 4, 2015

Bacardi took a step into the Bourbon business this week with its acquisition of Angel’s Share Brands, the parent company...

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Scotch Whisky Exports Fall in 2014

April 1, 2015 – For the second consecutive year, Scotch Whisky exports declined on an annual basis in 2014, according...

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society Under New Ownership

March 31, 2015 – The Glenmorangie Company has sold the Scotch Malt Whisky Society to a group of investors led...

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Bacardi Jumps Into Bourbon Business with Angel’s Envy Deal

Updated April 1, 2015 – Bacardi, the Bermuda-based and family-owned wine and spirits giant, is taking a major step into the Bourbon...

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Episode 527: March 28, 2015

Suntory Holdings CEO Takeshi Niinami is one of Japan’s leading business executives. He’s the first  CEO from outside the founding...

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Feckin, A Saintly Irish Whiskey

March 27, 2015 – Admit it, you’ve probably seen a bottle of Feckin Irish Whiskey on the shelf and snickered...

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Ardbeg 1965 Tops McTear’s March Auction

March 27, 2015 – A rare Ardbeg 1965 took top bid honors during the monthly auction of rare whiskies Wednesday...

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Compass Box Kicks Off 15th Anniversary with Hedonism Quindecimus

March 27, 2015 – Compass Box could have come up with a simple name for its first bottling to mark...

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Four Roses Planning $8.4 Million Expansion

March 26, 2015 – Four Roses Distillery is planning an $8.4 million dollar expansion at its warehouse  site in Coxs...

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Ultimate Spirits Challenge Winners Announced

March 25, 2015 – The Ultimate Spirits Challenge competition led by Spirit Journal editor F. Paul Pacult has announced its...

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