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McGregor Sticking with Proper No. Twelve Brand After Sale

April 27, 2021 – Mixed Martial Arts fighter Conor McGregor has already made millions of dollars from his Proper No....

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A Sustainable Future for Whisky Distilling (Episode 865: April 5, 2021)

Distillers are always looking to the future. After all, many are laying down casks of whisky for future generations to...

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Conor McGregor’s Future with Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey in Question

By Mark Gillespie March 1, 2021 – A little-noticed line in the annual financial statement for Mexican drinks conglomerate Becle...

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A Fèis-Less Islay Again in 2021 (Episode 855: January 25, 2021)

For the second straight year, Islay’s biggest party of the year has been cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Fèis...

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Rising From the Ashes: Du Nord and Minneapolis (Episode 824: June 21, 2020)

It would have been easy for Chris and Shanelle Montana to close Du Nord Craft Spirits after arsonists set fire...

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An Edinburgh Distillery’s Canadian Connection (Episode 797: December 15, 2019)

Holyrood Distillery became Edinburgh’s first malt whisky distillery in nearly a century when it fired up the stills for the...

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Australian Whiskies and the “Roo Flu” (Episode 782: September 1, 2019)

We’re back after spending eight days in Australia and a week in bed fighting the “Roo Flu” virus, and there’s...

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Pernod Ricard’s US Portfolio Grows with Castle Brands Acquisition

August 28, 2019 – Pernod Ricard Chairman and CEO Alexandre Ricard sees the United States as his company’s most important...

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Whiskies From a Land Down Under (Episode 781: August 19, 2019)

This time around, we’re in Australia as Tasmania’s distillers wrap up the third annual Tasmanian Whisky Week. It’s been 27...

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Heaven Hill Expands Into Canada with $266 Million Black Velvet Acquisition

August 13, 2019 – Heaven Hill Brands has agreed to acquire Black Velvet, the #2 selling Canadian Whisky brand, from...

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