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A Big Bourbon Weekend in Mississippi (Episode 693: April 29, 2018)

Oxford, Mississippi is known for many things, but Bourbon isn’t usually the first thing you think of. Chef John Currence...

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Making Whisky with MGP’s Gordon Working (Episode 679: February 4, 2018)

When someone wants to start a new whisky brand, but doesn’t own a distillery, chances are they’ll turn to Gordon...

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Making Sense(s) of Whisky (Episode 658: September 10, 2017)

Flavor, aroma, and taste. We all know what they mean…or do we? Gerry Nicholls isn’t so sure. He’s a veteran...

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Scotch Whisky Pioneer Maureen Robinson (Episode 632: March 12, 2017)

Whisky was historically thought of as a “man’s drink” – but today, not only are more women drinking whisky, but women...

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Episode 608: September 25, 2016

We’re at a unique point in whisky history when it’s not unusual to see people celebrating 40, 45, or even...

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Construction to Begin in October on Second Arran Distillery

August 9, 2016 – On the same day that Isle of Arran touted a record day for tours (300) at...

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Episode 584: April 10, 2016

The Whisky Sponge has been puncturing egos and tweaking the Scotch Whisky industry with impunity – and relative anonymity –...

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Glenfiddich Expansion Approved Despite Concern Over “Nutters”

December 3, 2015 – Earlier this year, Glenfiddich lost its title as the world’s best-selling single malt Scotch whisky to...

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Edinburgh To Get First Malt Whisky Distillery in 90 Years

August 28, 2015 – The last malt whisky distillery in Scotland’s capital city closed 90 years ago this year when...

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Episode 542: July 4, 2015

Jim Rutledge gets most of the credit for reviving Four Roses Bourbon in the US over the last decade after...

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