James MacTaggart

Japanese Whisky’s Legal Loophole (Episode 815: April 19, 2020)

The demand for Japanese whiskies has far outpaced the supply over the last five years, and entrepreneurs are taking advantage...

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British Columbia’s Whisky Controversy Enters Year Two (Episode 751: January 20, 2019)

In our second of two episodes from this week’s Victoria Whisky Festival in Victoria, British Columbia, we’ll talk with Eric...

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Doubling Distilleries on the Isle of Arran (Episode 720: August 19, 2018)

It’s been a hot, dry summer in Scotland, and Euan Mitchell isn’t complaining a bit. The managing director of Isle...

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Whiskey on the Willamette (Episode 719: August 12, 2018)

This week, we’ll visit House Spirits Distillery – part of Portland’s “Distillery Row” along the eastern banks of the Willamette...

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Growing a Whisky Business in Glasgow (Episode 708: June 21, 2018)

The Glasgow Distillery Company won’t release its first 1770 Glasgow single malt whisky until later this year, but the four-year-old...

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Tomatin Takes Top Honors in Scotland’s Icons of Whisky Awards

December 4, 2015 – Tomatin Distillery was named Distiller of the Year in the second round of Whisky Magazine’s annual...

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Fiendish Finale To Arran’s Devil’s Punch Bowl Series

July 28, 2014 – Isle of Arran is releasing the third and final edition in its Devil’s Punch Bowl series...

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Episode 456: December 14, 2013

Dewar’s was forced to remove an online video promotion from the Internet this week after a social media-fueled protest campaign...

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Arran Releases Millennium Casks Single Malt

October 12, 2013 – Many of Scotland’s distillers marked the end of the last Millennium with special casks filled around...

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Arran Challenges Extremes With Angels & Devils Single Malt

July 4, 2013 – Isle of Arran Distillers has released the second in a trilogy — or should that be...

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