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Pandemic Leaves Whisky Festivals in Critical Condition (Episode 831: August 9, 2020)

This week saw upcoming whisky events in the U.S., England, Ireland, Canada, and Australia either postponed or cancelled outright as...

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Opening Pubs in a Pandemic…or Not (Episode 826: July 5, 2020)

Bars and pubs have reopened in some areas after lockdowns to prevent the spread of Covid-19, only to be closed...

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Constellation Brands Acquires High West for $160 Million

October 4, 2016 – Constellation Brands has won the bidding for Utah’s High West Distillery in a deal valued at...

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Episode 587: April 30, 2016

The other night, one of the whiskey bars in Louisville held a “Jim Rutledge Tribute Night” to honor the retired...

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Episode 530: April 18, 2015

If distilleries have ghosts, the ones haunting the former Old Taylor Distillery in Kentucky finally have some people to scare....

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Scotch Malt Whisky Society Under New Ownership

March 31, 2015 – The Glenmorangie Company has sold the Scotch Malt Whisky Society to a group of investors led...

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The Week’s Whisky Industry News & Notes

January 31, 2014 – Here are some of the headlines in this week’s whisky industry news: LVMH has named Marc...

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Episode 286: October 24, 2010

Ever wondered why the U.S. requires whisky to be sold in 750ml bottles, while most of the rest of the...

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Episode 197: April 26, 2009

Last week, Scotland…this week, Kentucky! We’ll look at plenty of vacation options in and around Louisville in the heart of...

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Episode 102: July 29, 2007

The Grant family bought Speyside’s Glenfarclas distillery in 1865, and six generations of Grants have worked at the distillery since...

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