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McGregor Sticking with Proper No. Twelve Brand After Sale

April 27, 2021 – Mixed Martial Arts fighter Conor McGregor has already made millions of dollars from his Proper No....

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A Sustainable Future for Whisky Distilling (Episode 865: April 5, 2021)

Distillers are always looking to the future. After all, many are laying down casks of whisky for future generations to...

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Conor McGregor’s Future with Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey in Question

By Mark Gillespie March 1, 2021 – A little-noticed line in the annual financial statement for Mexican drinks conglomerate Becle...

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“The Amber Light” Brings Scotch Whisky to the Big Screen (Episode 803: January 26, 2020)

Is making whisky an art or a science? In “The Amber Light,” filmmaker Adam Park makes the argument that Scotch...

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On the Road at the 2020 Victoria Whisky Festival (Episode 802: January 19, 2020)

This week, we’re in Victoria, British Columbia for one of the world’s best whisky festivals, the 15th annual Victoria Whisky...

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Explaining the Trump Administration’s Whisky Tariff

By Mark Gillespie October 18, 2019 – We’ve received a lot of questions about the Trump Administration’s decision to impose...

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A Nest Full of New Redbreasts (Episode 788: October 13, 2019)

The United States is the largest market for Irish Whiskey worldwide, but until now, one of Ireland’s legendary whiskeys had...

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Tariffs, Tide Pods, and a Bootlegger’s Troubled Life (Episode 787: October 6, 2019)

George Remus could never have conceived of the idea of edible “whisky capsules,” but if he had, the “King of...

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Whisky Industry Cries Foul Over Becoming Collateral Damage in Aviation Trade Dispute

October 3, 2019 – Whisky industry leaders on both sides of the Atlantic have one key question about the 25%...

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U.S. Hits Scotch & Irish Whiskies with 25% Tariffs in Trade Dispute

October 2, 2019 – The popular Christmas gift of a bottle of expensive Single Malt Scotch whisky could become more...

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