Colin Gordon

Yeast’s Impact on Whisky (Episode 836: September 13, 2020)

Yeast is one of the three main ingredients in whisky, along with grain and water. While we understand what grain...

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Laws That Might Make You Want a Drink (Episode 835: September 6, 2020)

Whisky and other alcoholic beverages are some of the most regulated consumer products in the world, and let’s be honest…not...

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Ireland’s Slane Distillery Coming of Age (Episode 833: August 23, 2020)

It’s been almost three years since Brown-Forman and the Conyngham family fired up the stills at Slane Distillery on the...

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Tariffs Leading to U.S. Whisky Price Increases (Episode 789: October 20, 2019)

There’s a lot of uncertainty for U.S. whisky lovers after the Trump Administration’s new 25% tariff on imports of single...

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The Macallan’s Whisky Cathedral Opens in Scotland (Episode 700: May 24, 2018)

Edrington first announced plans for The Macallan’s new distillery in 2012, but the planning process on what may be one...

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Diageo Juggles Distillery Managers Ahead of Port Ellen & Brora Revivals

May 24, 2018 – As thousands of whisky lovers descend on Islay for the annual Feis Ile, the Islay Festival...

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Inside the Port Ellen Maltings

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The days when each Scotch Whisky distillery malted its own barley are long gone, and only a few distilleries still...

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