Gareth Moore

Terroir in Whisky: Terrific Concept or Terrible Myth? (Episode 791: November 3, 2019)

Want to start an argument among whisky lovers? Just ask whether there’s “terroir” in whisky. Terroir is the French term...

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Australian Whiskies and the “Roo Flu” (Episode 782: September 1, 2019)

We’re back after spending eight days in Australia and a week in bed fighting the “Roo Flu” virus, and there’s...

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Virginia Distillery Settles Lawsuit Over “Highland” Branding

August 29, 2019 – A Virginia distillery has settled a lawsuit filed last month by the Scotch Whisky Association over...

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Maker’s Mark: Bucking Trends for 60 Years (Episode 776: July 14, 2019)

60 years ago, Bill and Marge Samuels dipped the first bottles of Maker’s Mark Bourbon in Loretto, Kentucky. They left...

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Virginia Distillery Faces SWA Lawsuit Over “Virginia-Highland” Whisky

July 9, 2019 – When is a “Highland” whisky not a “Highland” whisky? That’s the crux of a federal lawsuit...

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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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Virginia: A Place for Whiskey Lovers (Episode 722: September 2, 2018)

Virginia’s distilling history dates back to at least 1620, and while many whiskey lovers know about George Washington’s Distillery at...

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