David Prior

Auction Houses Bid for Whisky Collectors’ Business

With more people looking at rare whiskies as investments, more of the world’s top auction houses are adding spirits experts...

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Bladnoch’s David Prior on His First 5 Years

Scotland’s Bladnoch Distillery has more than 200 years of history, but had fallen into administration and was on the verge...

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Buying Whisky by the Barrel…or the Bottle (Episode 847: November 29, 2020)

It’s never been easier to buy an entire cask of whisky…at least in theory. While more distilleries are offering the...

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Whisky’s Man in the Middle (Episode 777: July 21, 2019)

Raj Sabharwal doesn’t make whiskies, but his role is critical in making sure you get to drink them. He’s one...

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Bladnoch’s Back in Business (Episode 636: April 9, 2017)

Scotland’s Bladnoch Distillery celebrates its 200th anniversary this year, but the Lowlands distillery almost never made it to that milestone....

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A Whisky Journey (Episode 626: January 29, 2017)

Marcio Ramos started his whisky journey as a bartender in his hometown of Lisbon, Portugal…but thought he’d left the whisky...

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Episode 621: December 25, 2016

The founders of Baltimore’s Sagamore Spirits could have chosen to buy a distillery anywhere they wanted to, but they wanted...

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Australia’s Tasmania Distillery, Sullivan’s Cove Whisky Sold

December 18, 2016 – Australia’s leading malt whisky distiller has been sold, with a family-controlled group acquiring the Tasmania Distillery...

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Diageo Open to Distilling at Dallas Dhu Museum

July 25, 2016 – After a Scottish parliamentarian’s suggestion that Diageo turn over the title and rights to the long-closed...

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Episode 584: April 10, 2016

The Whisky Sponge has been puncturing egos and tweaking the Scotch Whisky industry with impunity – and relative anonymity –...

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