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Irish Whiskey’s Modern-Day Maverick (Episode 810: March 15, 2020)

Louise McGuane wants to revive a key part of Irish Whiskey’s past, but she keeps wrestling with its present-day form...

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Global Scotch Whisky Exports Grow While Tariffs Cut Into U.S. Market

By Mark Gillespie February 11, 2020 – For years, the United States has been the most valuable export market for...

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India’s Single Malt Whisky Pioneers…15 Years Later! (Episode 792: November 10, 2019)

15 years ago, two Indian entrepreneurs took a few bottles of their single malt whisky to Glasgow, just to see...

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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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Explaining the Trump Administration’s Whisky Tariff

By Mark Gillespie October 18, 2019 – We’ve received a lot of questions about the Trump Administration’s decision to impose...

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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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UK Whisky Taxes Frozen For Second Consecutive Year

October 29, 2018 – While announcing billions of pounds in new government spending, Great Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer gave...

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Legends & Luxury in the Whisky World (Episode 736: October 28, 2018)

Many whisky lovers consider the “water of life” to be a regular part of their lives, but there’s no arguing...

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Scotch Whisky Exports Show Strong Gains, But Outlook Is Uncertain

October 23, 2018 – Scotch Whisky exports appear to be headed for a new record in 2018, based on statistics...

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Her Whisky Love Becomes a Career (Episode 728: September 27, 2018)

In 2016, Holly Seidewand started a journey that would change her life by traveling to Scotland to learn more about...

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