John Grant

The Godfather of Australian Whisky (Episode 799: December 29, 2019)

There was no Australian Whisky industry to speak of in 1992 when Bill Lark persuaded the government to give him...

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A Nest Full of New Redbreasts (Episode 788: October 13, 2019)

The United States is the largest market for Irish Whiskey worldwide, but until now, one of Ireland’s legendary whiskeys had...

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The Way of Whisky (Episode 696: May 10, 2018)

Dave Broom has been one of Japanese whisky’s most passionate observers for many years, and his latest book “The Way...

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Challenging Whisky’s Norms at Eden Mill (Episode 694: May 3, 2018)

The area around St. Andrews was home to Scotch Whisky’s Haig family and their Seggie Distillery, but after it closed...

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Rare Find Goes on Display at Glenfarclas Distillery

May 2, 2018 – There’s something to be said for looking carefully in the back of old cupboards, closets, and...

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Episode 580: March 12, 2016

There was once a time when Ireland’s single pot still whiskies were among the world’s most popular drams, but a...

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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 539: June 13, 2015

Dave Schmier and Michael Kandar started Bardstown Barrel Selections five years ago to bottle some casks of good whiskey they’d...

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Glenfarclas Marks 150th Anniversary of Family Ownership

June 8, 2015 – Six generations of Grants have kept the family’s tradition alive at Speyside’s Glenfarclas Distillery since John...

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Episode 527: March 28, 2015

Suntory Holdings CEO Takeshi Niinami is one of Japan’s leading business executives. He’s the first  CEO from outside the founding...

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