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U.S., European Union Reach Compromise on Aircraft Subsidies Dispute, End of Some Spirits Tariffs

By Mark Gillespie June 15, 2021 – The trade dispute over government subsidies to Airbus and Boeing that spilled over into...

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Asia’s Whisky Capital (Episode 856: January 31, 2021)

Hong Kong has become a key center for the world’s whisky makers, and we had more evidence of that this...

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On the Road at DramFest 2020 in Christchurch, New Zealand (Episode 809: March 8, 2020)

This week, we’re on location at Whisky Galore’s DramFest 2020 in Christchurch, New Zealand! They’ve been making whisky in New...

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Ice(land) and Whisky Go Together: Episode 808: March 1, 2020

If you just needed a whisky-related reason to visit Iceland, we have one for you on this week’s episode. Eimverk...

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Scotch Whisky’s Future in the Climate Crisis (Episode 805: February 9, 2020)

World leaders will be in Glasgow later this year for the United Nations COP26 Climate Change Conference, and Scotch Whisky...

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On the Road at the 2020 Victoria Whisky Festival (Episode 802: January 19, 2020)

This week, we’re in Victoria, British Columbia for one of the world’s best whisky festivals, the 15th annual Victoria Whisky...

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The Top Whisky Stories of 2019

By Mark Gillespie December 30, 2019 – The end of a year always brings with it reflections of the events...

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The Godfather of Australian Whisky (Episode 799: December 29, 2019)

There was no Australian Whisky industry to speak of in 1992 when Bill Lark persuaded the government to give him...

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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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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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