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Irish Whiskey Industry Toasts a Golden Decade

By Mark Gillespie December 4, 2020 – Irish Whiskey makers have had a decade to remember. The years between 2010...

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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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The Uncle Nearest Story: A Timeless Lesson for Modern Times (Episode 779: August 4, 2019)

If the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green and Jack Daniel was made into a movie, critics might describe it as...

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Top 10 Whisky Predictions for 2018

January 2, 2018 – As a journalist, I spend much of my time covering news that has already happened. There...

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Distillers Cheer Part of GOP Tax Reform Changes

December 20, 2017 – While the controversy continues to rage over the Republican tax reform legislation that received final Congressional...

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Making the Numbers Add Up for Craft Distillers

December 19, 2017 – The stories of friends deciding to open their own distilleries are almost legendary. For John Cooper...

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Episode 588: May 7, 2016

Jonathan Drew wants to take his success in the cigar business and expand into the spirits industry, and he plans...

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Episode 567: December 19, 2015

This week, we’ll look at the business behind the whiskies we drink – and investors hope to profit from. More...

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Kentucky Governor Signs “Barrel Tax” Relief Bill

April 17, 2014– Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear has signed a bill that gives the Commonwealth’s whisky distillers a break from...

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