George Grant

A Bonny Wee Distillery in Edinburgh (Episode 827: July 12, 2020)

Edinburgh’s newest malt whisky distillery opened with a bang – or perhaps, a cough. That’s because the Bonnington Distillery had...

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Opening Pubs in a Pandemic…or Not (Episode 826: July 5, 2020)

Bars and pubs have reopened in some areas after lockdowns to prevent the spread of Covid-19, only to be closed...

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Opening the Distillery Doors Slowly (Episode 820: May 24, 2020)

As governments start to relax lockdown restrictions in the fight against the Covid-19 virus, some distilleries are slowly starting to...

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Pandemic to Keep Glenfarclas Visitors Centre Closed For 2020

By Mark Gillespie May 20, 2020 – While distilleries around Scotland have kept their visitors centers closed for the last...

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A Spanish Cooper Answers the Demand for Sherry Casks (Episode 813: April 5, 2020)

Spain’s tonelerias supply the Sherry-seasoned casks that help give some whiskies their unique character, but those casks are increasingly in...

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Inver House Named Distiller of the Year in Icons of Whisky Scotland Round

December 2, 2016 – International Beverage’s Inver House Distillers division took Distiller of the Year honors in the Scotland round...

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Episode 580: March 12, 2016

There was once a time when Ireland’s single pot still whiskies were among the world’s most popular drams, but a...

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Episode 539: June 13, 2015

Dave Schmier and Michael Kandar started Bardstown Barrel Selections five years ago to bottle some casks of good whiskey they’d...

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Glenfarclas Marks 150th Anniversary of Family Ownership

June 8, 2015 – Six generations of Grants have kept the family’s tradition alive at Speyside’s Glenfarclas Distillery since John...

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Episode 534: May 9, 2015

This episode wraps up our special coverage of the Spirit of Speyside Festival in Scotland, and we’ll hear from soccer star Michael...

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