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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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Washington & Whisky (Episode 843: November 1, 2020)

OK, we’re not going talking about politics this week, but whisky has been made in and around Washington, DC for...

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200 Years, 6 Master Blenders (Episode 832: August 16, 2020)

Johnnie Walker is celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2020, and in all that time, there have been only six master...

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Finding a Home in the World of Whisky (Episode 798: December 22, 2019)

Dhavall Gandhi could have been a highly sought after mergers and acquisitions expert, but he set that potentially lucrative career...

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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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Blackened Whiskey Names Rob Dietrich Master Distiller

June 4, 2019 – When Dave Pickerell died suddenly last November on the eve of WhiskyFest San Francisco after a...

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Bourbon…Not Just for the Boys Any More! (Episode 756: February 24, 2019)

There’s a long tradition of fathers and sons in whisky distilling, but Kentucky’s Jeptha Creed Distillery is one of the...

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Tom Jago: 1925-2018

October 15, 2018 – Long before master blenders became celebrities within the spirits industry, Tom Jago was creating spirits that are...

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Building a Showcase for Bourbon History (Episode 717: August 2, 2018)

Construction workers are racing the clock to complete work at Louisville’s Frazier History Museum by the end of this month,...

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Ten Years of Making Whiskey at Mount Vernon (Episode 665: October 29, 2017)

Distillers from around the United States gathered at Virginia’s Mount Vernon this week to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the...

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