Leonard Russell

Ardbeg’s Pirate Captain Sails Into the Sunset (Episode 857: February 7, 2021)

Mickey Heads retired recently after 13 years as Ardbeg’s distillery manager and four decades of work at distilleries on Islay...

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Whisky Knows No Gender…Why Don’t Some Men Get That? (Episode 758: March 10, 2019)

Women are making whiskies, running whisky companies, and teaching people how to enjoy whiskies all over the world. So…why do...

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It’s Allta ‘Bout the Yeast! (Episode 753: February 3, 2019)

Glenmorangie unveiled its 10th Private Edition release this week in London, and we were there as Allta marked a new...

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Silent Scotch Whisky Stills Coming Back to Life (Episode 663: October 15, 2017)

Christmas came a couple of months early for some Scotch Whisky lovers with word that the iconic Port Ellen, Brora,...

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Everything’s Coming Up Roses…Rosebank Whisky, That Is…

October 12, 2017 – For whisky lovers longing to see some of Scotland’s silent stills brought back to life, this...

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Episode 607: September 17, 2016

This week, Ardbeg unveiled its first single malt with an age statement since the original debut of the 10-year-old edition...

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Episode 605: September 4, 2016

This week, we’ll visit the Sherry capital of the world…Jerez de la Frontera in Spain. The sherry casks that many...

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Revitalized Tamdhu Introduces New Malts

May 4, 2013 – Tamdhu Distillery made its re-appearance on the whisky stage today during the Spirit of Speyside Festival...

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Episode 323: July 3, 2011

It’s been a little over four months since a massive earthquake destroyed much of Christchurch, New Zealand and claimed 181...

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