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Coronavirus Has Whisky Lovers Facing Bans on Distillery Tours & Festivals

By Mark Gillespie Updated March 15, 2020  – As the impact of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic spreads, more whisky events...

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Heaven Hill Expands Into Canada with $266 Million Black Velvet Acquisition

August 13, 2019 – Heaven Hill Brands has agreed to acquire Black Velvet, the #2 selling Canadian Whisky brand, from...

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Pernod Ricard Hops Back Into Kentucky Bourbon (Episode 772: June 16, 2019)

Ten years after Pernod Ricard left Kentucky with the sale of Wild Turkey to Gruppo Campari, the world’s #2 spirits...

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The Wonderful World of Whisky (Episode 760: March 24, 2019)

This week, we’re on location at the Wonderful World of Whisky Show in Cornwall, Ontario with everything from great whiskies...

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New Whisky Auction World Record Set at Christie’s in London

November 29, 2018 – Move over, Valerio Adami. Step back, Sir Peter Blake. Make way for Michael Dillon! The Irish...

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Trade Disputes Lead to a “Whisky Summit” in Louisville (Episode 716: July 29, 2018)

Global trade has helped the whisky industry expand massively over the last two decades. With the ongoing trade dispute between...

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Billy Walker’s Back in the Whisky Business with The GlenAllachie (Episode 690: April 19, 2018)

Billy Walker could have walked away from the Scotch Whisky business last year after he and his partners sold the...

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A “World Record” Whisky Bar? Hold My Dram…

December 17, 2017 – Guinness World Records has declared a Scottish hotel’s whisky bar as having the “largest whisky collection...

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Reviving Whiskey Distilling in Dublin’s Liberties

Dublin’s Liberties neighborhood was once the center of the whiskey universe at a time when Irish Whiskey ruled the world...

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Diageo Plans to Reopen Port Ellen and Brora Distilleries

October 9, 2017 – When Scotch Whisky history buffs gather over a few drams, the discussion usually turns to a...

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