Mark Williams

Ireland’s Slane Distillery Coming of Age (Episode 833: August 23, 2020)

It’s been almost three years since Brown-Forman and the Conyngham family fired up the stills at Slane Distillery on the...

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200 Years, 6 Master Blenders (Episode 832: August 16, 2020)

Johnnie Walker is celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2020, and in all that time, there have been only six master...

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Go West, Whisky Investor…Westward, That Is (Episode 724: September 13, 2018)

Portland’s Westward American Single Malt from House Spirits is the latest prize in the spree of acquisitions and investments by...

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Bringing Distilling Back to Lexington’s Distillery District (Episode 714: July 15, 2018)

The James E. Pepper Distillery dominated the western edge of downtown Lexington, Kentucky for decades until it closed in 1958,...

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Parker’s Heritage Collection Takes a Twist (Episode 713: July 12, 2018)

Heaven Hill has unveiled the 2018 edition of Parker’s Heritage Collection whiskey. It’s a Bourbon finished in Orange Curaçao liqueur...

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On the Road – And at the Pub in Dublin (Episode 692: April 26, 2018)

This time around, we’re on the road in Dublin for the launch of the first cask-strength Jameson Irish Whiskey, the...

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Does The Nose Know For Sure? (Episode 643: May 28, 2017)

You may be able to tell different styles of whiskies apart by nosing them – when you know what you’re...

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Whisky: It Starts with the Grain (Episode 638: April 23, 2017)

The end of April has grain farmers in North America and Europe poised to get into the fields and start...

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Episode 558: October 17, 2015

George Washington’s Scottish distiller never made single malt whisky at Mount Vernon in the 18th Century, but Scottish distillers John...

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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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