John Hansell

Bladnoch’s Back in Business (Episode 636: April 9, 2017)

Scotland’s Bladnoch Distillery celebrates its 200th anniversary this year, but the Lowlands distillery almost never made it to that milestone....

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Episode 410: February 2, 2013

It’s hard to keep things quiet in the close-knit Scotch Whisky industry, but that’s exactly what the owners of the...

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Episode 409: January 26, 2013

Georgina Bell is part of a new generation of whisky connoisseurs, and is already making her place in the whisky...

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Episode 396: November 3, 2012

This week, we promise a politics-free episode! We’ll look at the history and future of India’s Amrut Distillery with third-generation...

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Episode 384: August 25, 2012

Par Caldenby caught the whisky bug at an early age, but built a career as a lawyer in Sweden. The...

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Episode 336: September 26, 2011

In our final episode from Whisky Live Paris, we’ll get updates on the process of exporting Nikka’s Japanese whiskies to...

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Episode 305: February 26, 2011

Brown-Forman’s cooperage in Louisville, Kentucky has an impact on whiskies all over the world. The cooperage makes all of the...

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Episode 283: October 3, 2010

No journalist has ever been allowed inside the Chivas Brothers blending lab in Kilmarlid, Scotland…which means whisky lovers have never...

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Episode 266: June 20, 2010

Glenfiddich will be releasing just 50 bottles of its 50-year-old single malt a year for the next 10 years, and...

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Episode 240: February 21, 2010

We’ve seen an explosion in the number of whisky bloggers over the past year, and one of the most popular...

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