Preston Van Winkle

Washington & Whisky (Episode 843: November 1, 2020)

OK, we’re not going talking about politics this week, but whisky has been made in and around Washington, DC for...

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Book Review: Wright Thompson’s “Pappyland”

By Mark Gillespie October 13, 2020 – Let’s face it…mention Pappy Van Winkle to a whiskey lover and you’ll probably...

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Introducing The Pope to Pappy (Episode 691: April 22, 2018)

The Bible says “The Lord works in mysterious ways.” As proof, we have the story this week of Father Jim...

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Episode 448: October 19, 2013

The most secure jobs in the whisky business may be the coppersmiths at Forsyth’s of Rothes in Scotland, since almost...

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Search Continues for Stolen Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon

October 18, 2013 – Sheriff’s deputies in Frankfort, Kentucky are still looking for clues and suspects in the theft of...

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Episode 442: September 15, 2013

Ger Buckley is the fifth-generation cooper at Ireland’s Midleton Distillery, but had no one to pass the torch to. In...

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Episode 441: September 7, 2013

There was a changing of the guard at Ireland’s Midleton Distillery this week, in addition to the housewarming party for...

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2013 Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Could Be Last Of Its Kind

August 31, 2013 – While the annual release of the Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve series of Bourbons always draws...

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Episode 440: August 31, 2013

Pappy Van Winkle’s Family Reserve Bourbons may well be some of the hardest whiskies to find, and hundreds of people...

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