Mark Gillespie

Episode 481: May 31, 2014

Tokyo’s whisky bars are legendary, but so hard to find that they’re often compared to Prohibition-era speakeasies. Hidetsugo Ueno owns...

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Robb Report Names Redbreast 21 “Best Of The Best”

May 29, 2014 – Robb Report, the magazine focusing on high-end luxury items of all shapes and sizes, is out...

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Diageo Plans New $115 Million Kentucky Distillery

May 29, 2014 – Diageo plans to solve its Bourbon supply issues by spending $115 million to build a new...

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New Whiskies From Auchentoshan, Lagavulin, Caol Ila, & Buffalo Trace

May 26, 2014 – Here’s the latest on new whiskies, with two Feis Ile bottlings from Lagavulin and Caol Ila,...

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Episode 480: May 24, 2014

Seiichi Koshimizu has been making whisky at Suntory for 41 years, and became the company’s chief blender in 1991. Over...

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Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery Going Green

May 21, 2014 – Dewar’s will take advantage of a new loan program from the UK’s Green Investment Bank to...

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Investors Plan To Restore Kentucky’s Old Taylor Distillery

May 21, 2014 – “It’s not a question now of if, but when.” That’s how Will Arvin, one of the...

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Laphroaig Adds Select To Range

May 20, 2014 – Laphroaig distillery manager John Campbell has been busy. In addition to running daily operations at the...

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Episode 479: May 17, 2014

The old saying goes “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.” Dan Garrison’s life was full of lemons back in...

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Whisky “On the Rock”

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Tokyo’s bartenders have been carving ice into perfect spheres for years, but Hidetsugu Ueno found that boring. The owner of...

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