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Brays Released From Idaho Jail, Trial Set for July

March 31, 2020 – Secret Spirits founders Jonathan and Cindy Bray are back home in Alberta after being released from...

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Whisky Industry Veterans Jailed in Idaho After Sting Operation

March 1, 2020 – The founders of Calgary-based Secret Spirits are in an Idaho jail after being arrested on charges...

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“PappyGate” Ringleader Released from Prison

July 2, 2018 – After serving just one month of the 15-year prison sentence he received for his role in...

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The Great Islay Swim (Episode 711: July 1, 2018)

The rough, cold waters off Scotland’s Isle of Islay are a challenge for even the best sailors, and one might...

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“PappyGate” Ringleader Sentenced to 15 Years

June 2, 2018 – Gilbert “Toby” Curtsinger, the admitted ringleader of Kentucky’s most infamous whiskey thefts since Prohibition, was sentenced...

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A Whisky Trade War on the Horizon? (Episode 703: June 3, 2018)

Canada and the European Union are planning retaliatory tariffs on imports of Bourbon and other American whiskies after this week’s...

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Ringleader Pleads Guilty in “Pappygate” Bourbon Thefts

September 21, 2017 – And then there was one…one remaining defendant left in Kentucky’s “Pappygate” scandal involving the insider thefts...

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Silver Trail Distillery Explosion Ruled Accidental

July 28, 2015 – Investigators with the Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s office have ruled the April 24 explosion at the...

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Not Guilty Pleas In Kentucky Bourbon Thefts

May 22, 2015 – The alleged ringleader of a group charged with stealing Bourbon from Kentucky’s Buffalo Trace and Wild...

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Another Indictment In Kentucky Bourbon Thefts

May 20, 2015 – A tenth person has been indicted in connection with a series of thefts from Buffalo Trace...

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