Early Times

Rising From the Ashes: Du Nord and Minneapolis (Episode 824: June 21, 2020)

It would have been easy for Chris and Shanelle Montana to close Du Nord Craft Spirits after arsonists set fire...

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Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame Honors Three New Members

September 13, 2017 – The Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame has added three new members, while honoring Maker’s Mark Chairman...

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Celebrating Canada’s 150 Years Whisky Style (Episode 647: June 25, 2017)

July 1 is Canada Day, and this year it’s even more of a holiday than usual. Canada celebrates its 150th...

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Episode 506: November 15, 2014

Stuart Harvey has been the master blender for Inver House for nearly 11 years, and he’s living proof that you...

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Episode 498: September 26, 2014

With all of the issues being raised over whisky labeling in the US and a new lawsuit challenging claims on...

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Brown-Forman To Build $30 Million Old Forester Distillery On Louisville’s Whiskey Row

September 25, 2014 – Brown-Forman will expand its distilling capacity by returning to the company’s roots, with plans to turn...

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Brown-Forman: Diageo’s Attack Makes Our Case For Tennessee Whiskey Law

March 19, 2014 – With debate in the Tennessee General Assembly stalled until next Tuesday on proposed changes to the...

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Battle Over “Tennessee Whiskey” Turning Ugly

March 17, 2014 – In a public relations war, the news release is often the simplest, yet one of the...

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Brown-Forman Rides Whiskey Wave To Gains

March 6, 2014 – Louisville-based Brown-Forman reported a 12% increase in net income for the third quarter (ending January 31)...

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Episode 442: September 15, 2013

Ger Buckley is the fifth-generation cooper at Ireland’s Midleton Distillery, but had no one to pass the torch to. In...

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