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Nearest and Jack Team Up Again with $5 Million Whiskey Diversity Initiative

By Mark Gillespie June 11, 2020 – In the years before the Civil War, Nathan “Nearest” Green taught a young...

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95 Proof Whiskey…N95 Masks…Uncle Nearest Has Them Both! (Episode 814: April 12, 2020)

While we’re all raising our glasses to honor the health care workers, first responders, and other essential workers risking their...

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Ice(land) and Whisky Go Together: Episode 808: March 1, 2020

If you just needed a whisky-related reason to visit Iceland, we have one for you on this week’s episode. Eimverk...

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Writing a New Chapter in Whisky History (Episode 762: April 7, 2019)

Lindores Abbey has a unique place in whisky history, thanks to Friar John Cor and the aqua vitae he distilled...

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On the Road at the Victoria Whisky Festival (Episode 750: January 18, 2019)

This is the first of our two episodes from the 14th annual Victoria Whisky Festival in Victoria, British Columbia. One...

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Irish Whiskey’s Ups and Downs in 2018 (Episode 744: December 9, 2018)

Irish Whiskey continues to be one of the fastest-growing segments of the whisky business around the world, but the distilleries...

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On the Road at The Great American Whiskey Fair (Episode 733: October 18, 2018)

This time around, we’re in Columbia, South Carolina for The Great American Whiskey Fair. We’ll talk with local distillers creating...

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Whisky & Chocolate: A Divine Combination (Episode 680: February 11, 2018)

With apologies to the legendary Scottish poet Robert Burns, “whisky and chocolate gang tegither!” Good whiskies and fine chocolates actually...

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William Grant & Sons CEO Stepping Down

December 17, 2015 – William Grant & Sons CEO Stella David is stepping down as CEO of the family-owned spirits...

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Diageo Names New Finance Chief

October 5, 2015 – Diageo has completed a shuffling of its executive ranks with the appointment of Kathryn Mikells as...

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