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Coronavirus Hits the Whisky Industry (Episode 811: March 22, 2020)

The global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic took full hold on the whisky industry this week, as governments not only shut down...

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Scotch Whisky’s Future in the Climate Crisis (Episode 805: February 9, 2020)

World leaders will be in Glasgow later this year for the United Nations COP26 Climate Change Conference, and Scotch Whisky...

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A Whisky Weekend in Waco (Episode 684: March 11, 2018)

This week, we’re on the road in Waco, Texas for the inaugural RyeFest at Balcones Distilling, where they’re releasing their...

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Episode 573: January 23, 2016

Drew Mayville’s 36 years in the whisky business include stints as the final master blender at Seagram’s and as Sazerac’s...

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Episode 568: December 26, 2015

There are a lot of issues facing the world of whisky and spirits these days, and we’ll discuss many of...

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Episode 522: February 21, 2015

For the second straight year, a Texas whiskey has won Best in Show honors at the American Craft Spirits Association competition....

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Episode 520: February 7, 2015

Ian MacMillan has been overseeing the whiskies from Deanston, Tobermory, and Bunnahabhain for years…but Cognac cask finishes were one thing he...

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Episode 93: May 27, 2007

There probably isn’t a serious whisky lover who hasn’t dreamed of having his or her own distillery. Euan Shand of...

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