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Heaven Hill Celebrates 85 Years of Whiskey (Episode 849: December 13, 2020)

85 years ago today, the five Shapira brothers and their partners opened Heaven Hill Distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky. The Shapira...

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Ending the Whisky Trade War (Episode 845: November 15, 2020)

There’s a lot of political turmoil these days, and European Union leaders threw gasoline on the fire with this week’s...

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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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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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Whiskey & Music with Three Chord Bourbon’s Neil Giraldo (Episode 742: December 2, 2018)

Neil Giraldo is one of music’s “hit makers.” As a musician and producer, he’s worked with some of rock music’s...

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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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Whisky is Too Important to be Taken Seriously (Episode 687: April 1, 2018)

Scotland’s Douglas Laing & Co. is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018, and for many of those years, the Laing...

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A Whisky Dream Realized (Episode 678: January 28, 2018)

Three years ago, we introduced you to Graeme Macaloney, a Scottish-Canadian pharmaceutical engineer with a dream of making his own...

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A Spirited Time in New Brunswick (Episode 668: November 19, 2017)

This time around, we’re on location at the New Brunswick Spirits Festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick…and if you think we...

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French Police Search for Whisky Thieves after $793,000 Burglary

November 14, 2017 – Police in Paris are investigating what may well be one of the largest whisky thefts on...

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