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British Government Freezes Spirits Duties in Budget’s Covid Response

By Mark Gillespie March 3, 2021 – Scotch Whisky makers had been hoping the British government’s response to the economic...

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Brays Released From Idaho Jail, Trial Set for July

March 31, 2020 – Secret Spirits founders Jonathan and Cindy Bray are back home in Alberta after being released from...

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To Whisky…And Beyond! (Episode 737: November 1, 2018)

This time around, we’re blasting off with the crew of the USS Starward! OK, we’re talking with David Vitale, the...

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A Critical Time for the Scotch Whisky Industry (Episode 734: October 21, 2018)

You might think this would be a great time to be in the Scotch Whisky business, right? This week, the...

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Go West, Whisky Investor…Westward, That Is (Episode 724: September 13, 2018)

Portland’s Westward American Single Malt from House Spirits is the latest prize in the spree of acquisitions and investments by...

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Wick’s Whisky Wizard: Pulteney’s Malcolm Waring (Episode 669: November 26, 2017)

Pulteney Distillery manager Malcolm Waring wasn’t born in Wick, Scotland, but there’s no place he’d rather be … three decades...

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The Tale of “Uncle Nearest” and a Whiskey Legacy (Episode 666: November 5, 2017)

In 2015, Brown-Forman acknowledged what had been an open secret around Lynchburg, Tennessee for generations – that Jack Daniel’s distilling...

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Single Malts a Bright Spot for Scotch Whisky Exports

October 30, 2017 – Single Malt Scotch Whiskies are one of the few bright spots in the latest report on...

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Silent Scotch Whisky Stills Coming Back to Life (Episode 663: October 15, 2017)

Christmas came a couple of months early for some Scotch Whisky lovers with word that the iconic Port Ellen, Brora,...

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I Spy a Bourbon (Episode 650: July 16, 2017)

We’ve seen whisky and movie tie-ins before, but Old Forester’s new Statesman Bourbon is a bit different. It’s featured in...

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