Ken Goldenberg

20 Years As a Whisky Maverick (Episode 841: October 18, 2020)

John Glaser and his team at Compass Box Whisky Company are celebrating their 20th anniversary this year. While Glaser has...

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Whisky and White Oak: A Match Made in Heaven (Episode 834: August 30, 2020)

There are hundreds, if not thousands of species of trees around the world. Why is White Oak – whether from...

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Calls for Change & Diversity in the Whisky Community (Episode 823: June 14, 2020)

Recent protests over racism and police brutality against African-Americans have led to greater calls for diversity throughout American society, and...

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Dingle Whiskey: Oliver’s Dream Realized (Episode 768: May 19, 2019)

Oliver Hughes and his partners in Ireland’s Porterhouse Group opened Dingle Distillery in late 2012, just as the Irish craft...

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Just Call Him “Mr. Bourbon” (Episode 735: October 25, 2018)

Kentucky’s Four Roses Bourbon is marking its 130th anniversary this year, and while Al Young hasn’t been there the whole...

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Episode 594: June 18, 2016

Moving is one of those things that no one really enjoys…let alone when one has to move hundreds of rare...

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Episode 586: April 23, 2016

Paul Hletlko is one of the leaders in North America’s craft distilling movement, and the founder of FEW Spirits is...

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Episode 566: December 13, 2015

This week, we’ll give you a glimpse at something rarely seen…the very first still run at a new distillery. This...

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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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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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