There are plenty of ideas for entrepreneurs seeking a place in the world of whisky, but as always, getting the funding is the hard part. This week, we’ll hear about some entrepreneurs who have taken advantage of the Web to raise money for their projects using It’s a light week news-wide because of the holidays, but there’s word that Shackleton’s whisky is about to be returned to Antarctica, Penderyn’s planning an expansion, and a new report on Scotch Whisky’s economic impact.

Links:  Kickstarter | Antarctic Heritage Trust | Whyte & Mackay | The Shackleton Whisky | Penderyn | Scotch Whisky Association | Whisky Guy Rob | Belle Grove Plantation | Chattanooga Whiskey