Glen Breton

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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Speed Rack: Women Shaking Cocktails for a Cause (Episode 707: June 17, 2018)

There are plenty of cocktail competitions for bartenders, but Speed Rack was one of the first to highlight women working...

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Celebrating 5 Years at The Dead Rabbit (Episode 681: February 18, 2018)

Five years ago, Irish expats Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon bet their futures on opening an Irish pub in New...

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There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)

It’s often said that wood is responsible for most of a whisky’s flavor, and if that’s the case, then the...

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Episode 617: November 27, 2016

What we think of today as the boom in craft distilling started 20 years ago this year, when San Francisco...

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Canadian Parliament’s “Official Whisky” Is a Scotch

June 11, 2016 – Imagine the outcry in France if politicians served a California sparkling wine instead of Champagne at...

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Episode 559: October 24, 2015

Andy Cant has been a Scotch Whisky nomad for nearly four decades, working at distilleries and maltings all over Scotland....

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Episode 453: November 23, 2013

Gavin Hewitt is stepping down next month after ten years as the chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association, balancing...

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Scotch Whisky Association Names New CEO As Hewitt Prepares To Step Down

September 16, 2013 – Sir Gavin Hewitt, the Scotch Whisky Association’s chief executive officer, will step down at the end...

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Episode 365: April 17, 2012

This week’s episode features highlights from Whisky Live New York, including interviews with distillers from two of the city’s own...

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