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U.S., European Union Reach Compromise on Aircraft Subsidies Dispute, End of Some Spirits Tariffs

By Mark Gillespie June 15, 2021 – The trade dispute over government subsidies to Airbus and Boeing that spilled over into...

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U.S. Suspends Single Malt Whisky Tariffs During Talks with Great Britain & Europe

By Mark Gillespie Updated March 5, 2021 – In a surprise early-morning move Thursday, the Biden Administration announced a four-month...

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Asia’s Whisky Capital (Episode 856: January 31, 2021)

Hong Kong has become a key center for the world’s whisky makers, and we had more evidence of that this...

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Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival Postponed Until November

By Mark Gillespie January 29, 2021 – Just weeks before Scotland’s Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival was to unveil its...

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Blind Faith Leads to Blind Bourbon Tastings (Episode 844: November 8, 2020)

Marianne Eaves had a bright career path in her future as the first female master distiller at a Kentucky Bourbon...

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Rise in Covid-19 Cases Claims More Whisky Events

By Mark Gillespie November 7, 2020 – Government officials in many countries have started imposing a new round of restrictions...

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Washington & Whisky (Episode 843: November 1, 2020)

OK, we’re not going talking about politics this week, but whisky has been made in and around Washington, DC for...

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The English Whisky Scene (Episode 840: October 11, 2020)

England’s modern whisky scene only goes back to 2006, when the English Whisky Company started distilling at St. George’s Distillery...

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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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Explaining the Trump Administration’s Whisky Tariff

By Mark Gillespie October 18, 2019 – We’ve received a lot of questions about the Trump Administration’s decision to impose...

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