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New Year, More WhiskyCast! (Episode 852: January 3, 2021)

Welcome to a new year, fans of the Water of Life! That’s exactly what we’ll be talking about on this...

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Second Wave of Whisky Events Facing Covid-19 Cancellations

By Mark Gillespie Updated August 7, 2020 – While epidemiologists have warned of a “second wave” of Covid-19 outbreaks in...

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Scotch Whisky Puts Out the Welcome Mat…Slowly (Episode 828: July 19, 2020)

Tourism has become a major part of the Scotch Whisky industry, with two million people visiting distilleries in both 2018...

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Malting Barley for Future Generations of Whisky Lovers (Episode 822: June 7, 2020)

This week, we’ll wrap up our two-part tour of Gladfield Malt in New Zealand, where Gabi and Doug Mitchell have...

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Exploring Whisky Through Science (Episode 812: March 29, 2020)

There’s still a lot left to discover about whisky, even though the “water of life” has been around for centuries....

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Coronavirus Forces Cancellation of Islay’s Fèis Ìle

By Mark Gillespie March 18, 2020 – For more than two decades, whisky lovers have flocked to Scotland’s Isle of...

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“Last Orders” for Ireland’s Pubs Tonight to Limit Coronavirus Spread

By Mark Gillespie March 15, 2020 – Pubs are a way of life in Ireland, but the COVID-19 novel coronavirus...

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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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Bruichladdich’s Duncan McGillivray: 1952-2020

March 10, 2020 – Longtime Bruichaddich manager and Ileach Duncan McGillivray has died at the age of 68. McGillivray died...

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Una’s Story (Episode 806: February 16, 2020)

This week on WhiskyCast, we’re sharing a special story of strength. Not the kind of strength one can build in...

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