Dave Sweet

Live Whisky Events Are Returning…Are We Ready? (Episode 864: March 28, 2021)

Virtually every major whisky event worldwide in the past year has been cancelled, postponed, or gone virtual because of the...

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New Year, More WhiskyCast! (Episode 852: January 3, 2021)

Welcome to a new year, fans of the Water of Life! That’s exactly what we’ll be talking about on this...

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Pandemic Leaves Whisky Festivals in Critical Condition (Episode 831: August 9, 2020)

This week saw upcoming whisky events in the U.S., England, Ireland, Canada, and Australia either postponed or cancelled outright as...

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Second Wave of Whisky Events Facing Covid-19 Cancellations

By Mark Gillespie Updated August 7, 2020 – While epidemiologists have warned of a “second wave” of Covid-19 outbreaks in...

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Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Whisky Tourism and Events

By Mark Gillespie March 12, 2020 – As professional sports and conference organizers worldwide cancel or postpone their event plans...

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New Distillery, Familiar Faces (Episode 733: June 23, 2019)

If you’re starting a new distillery from scratch, it helps to find some veteran whisky makers to join you on...

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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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U.S. Whisky Festival Scene Shaken Up By “Whisky Live” Divorce

December 10, 2019 – A split between longtime partners is shaking up the 2019 calendar for whisky festivals in the...

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Irish Whiskey’s Ups and Downs in 2018 (Episode 744: December 9, 2018)

Irish Whiskey continues to be one of the fastest-growing segments of the whisky business around the world, but the distilleries...

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Episode 564: November 29, 2015

This week, we’ll be talking about whisky and education. Not teaching people how to drink whisky, but how to make...

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