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Exploring Whisky Through Science (Episode 812: March 29, 2020)

There’s still a lot left to discover about whisky, even though the “water of life” has been around for centuries....

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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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Whisky Tariffs Cause Problems on Both Sides of the Atlantic (Episode 804: February 2, 2020)

The whisky industry has become collateral damage in the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and the European Union, with...

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The Top Whisky Stories of 2019

By Mark Gillespie December 30, 2019 – The end of a year always brings with it reflections of the events...

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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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Finding a Home in the World of Whisky (Episode 798: December 22, 2019)

Dhavall Gandhi could have been a highly sought after mergers and acquisitions expert, but he set that potentially lucrative career...

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U.S. Distillers Get One-Year Extension Of Federal Excise Tax Break

By Mark Gillespie December 21, 2019 – “As soon as the President signs, I will be raising my glass…I will...

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An Edinburgh Distillery’s Canadian Connection (Episode 797: December 15, 2019)

Holyrood Distillery became Edinburgh’s first malt whisky distillery in nearly a century when it fired up the stills for the...

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Distillers Turn Up Heat on Congress As Tax Deadline Gets Closer

By Mark Gillespie December 12, 2019 – Remember that New Year’s Eve deadline for extending the break America’s small-scale distillers...

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Clock Is Ticking on Tax Break for U.S. Craft Distillers

November 1, 2019 – There’s a countdown clock on the home page of the American Craft Spirits Association web site...

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