Mark Gillespie

Takeshi Taketsuru: 1924-2015

January 4, 2015 – Takeshi Taketsuru, the nephew and adopted son of Japanese whisky pioneer Masataka Taketsuru and retired president...

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Tate To Unveil Distillery Plans This Week

January 3, 2015 – Renowned craft distiller Chip Tate is expected to reveal more details about plans for his new...

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Episode 514: January 3, 2015

Irish whiskey will take another step in 2015 with the first exports of Yellow Spot to the US market, still...

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Episode 513: December 28, 2014

As we close out 2014, we’ll hear from the man some might call “The Whisky Whisperer” for his ability to...

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Pernod Ricard Planning Glenlivet Expansion

December 27, 2014 – Pernod Ricard’s Chivas Brothers unit is laying the groundwork for another expansion at the Glenlivet Distillery...

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Episode 512: December 20, 2014

Each year, the Malt Maniacs honor some of the world’s best whiskies with the Malt Maniacs Awards. This year, for...

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Kavalan Takes Top Honors In 2014 Malt Maniacs Awards

December 15, 2014 – A Kavalan single malt from Taiwan’s King Car Distillery took the overall “Supreme Champion” award in...

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Episode 511: December 13, 2014

Amrut got whisky lovers used to the idea of single malt whiskies from India, and now, Paul John is challenging...

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Laphroaig’s Scot’s Cider

December 11, 2014 – With the holidays coming up, our friends at Laphroaig have created a hot and smoky drink...

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Single Malt Whisky Swedish Style

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Swedes have a passion for whisky, and that’s led some Swedish whisky lovers to open their own distilleries and make...

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