Easter Elchies

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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Reviving One of Islay’s Legendary Distilleries (Episode 770: June 2, 2019)

Construction could begin later this year on Diageo’s planned revival of the legendary Port Ellen Distillery on Islay, which was...

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New Whisky Auction World Record Set at Christie’s in London

November 29, 2018 – Move over, Valerio Adami. Step back, Sir Peter Blake. Make way for Michael Dillon! The Irish...

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The Macallan Opens New £140 Million Distillery

May 22, 2018 – With a laser light show over the Speyside countryside that apparently had some people in the...

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A Spirited Time in New Brunswick (Episode 668: November 19, 2017)

This time around, we’re on location at the New Brunswick Spirits Festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick…and if you think we...

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A Passion for Whisky Becomes a Career (Episode 637: April 16, 2017)

This week, we’ll talk with two people who have turned their passion for whisky into careers. Tracie Franklin is one...

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Macallan Expansion Receives Planning Permission

August 5, 2014 – As expected, Moray Council members have given the green light to Edrington’s plans for a £100...

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Episode 457: December 21, 2013

Think of Belgium and drinks, and beer is usually the first thing that comes to mind. However, Belgians are quite...

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Five Pillars Down For The Macallan…One To Go

December 17, 2013 – The Macallan brags about its “Six Pillars” of quality, and has now released the fifth of...

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Episode 454: December 2, 2013

There’s one question Diageo’s whisky team has been asked for years — why can’t we have more Mortlach single malt...

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