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Whisky and White Oak: A Match Made in Heaven (Episode 834: August 30, 2020)

There are hundreds, if not thousands of species of trees around the world. Why is White Oak – whether from...

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“PappyGate” Ringleader Sentenced to 15 Years

June 2, 2018 – Gilbert “Toby” Curtsinger, the admitted ringleader of Kentucky’s most infamous whiskey thefts since Prohibition, was sentenced...

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A Whisky Trade War on the Horizon? (Episode 703: June 3, 2018)

Canada and the European Union are planning retaliatory tariffs on imports of Bourbon and other American whiskies after this week’s...

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Whisky is Too Important to be Taken Seriously (Episode 687: April 1, 2018)

Scotland’s Douglas Laing & Co. is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018, and for many of those years, the Laing...

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There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)

It’s often said that wood is responsible for most of a whisky’s flavor, and if that’s the case, then the...

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Ringleader Pleads Guilty in “Pappygate” Bourbon Thefts

September 21, 2017 – And then there was one…one remaining defendant left in Kentucky’s “Pappygate” scandal involving the insider thefts...

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A Passion for Whisky Becomes a Career (Episode 637: April 16, 2017)

This week, we’ll talk with two people who have turned their passion for whisky into careers. Tracie Franklin is one...

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Scotch Whisky Pioneer Maureen Robinson (Episode 632: March 12, 2017)

Whisky was historically thought of as a “man’s drink” – but today, not only are more women drinking whisky, but women...

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Episode 570: January 9, 2016

America has a love-hate relationship with alcohol, and it’s fair to say that drinking has changed the course of American...

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Another Indictment In Kentucky Bourbon Thefts

May 20, 2015 – A tenth person has been indicted in connection with a series of thefts from Buffalo Trace...

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