WhiskyCast Episodes

WhiskyCast is where it all begins. Now in our 18th year, each weekly podcast brings you the latest in whisky news, along with the latest events, tasting notes, comments from other listeners, and the weekly “In-Depth” segment features interviews with the people who help make whisky the “water of life”.


Episode 555: September 28, 2015

Emmanuel Blondel demonstrated whisky and food pairings at Whisky Live Paris. Photo ©2015 by Mark Gillespie.

In this special bonus episode from Whisky Live Paris, we’ll have more highlights from one of Europe’s top whisky festivals. We’ll look at the recent controversy over a legal definition of France’s Breton Whisky, and hear from an American making single malt whisky in England…the very idea might make some heads explode in Scotland! In the news, Taiwan’s award-winning King Car Distillery is starting a massive expansion project — not just doubling production capacity, but boosting it by five times as much! There’s also more news on new whiskies from around the world, along with tasting notes and much more…

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