Proximo Spirits

“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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Blackened Whiskey Names Rob Dietrich Master Distiller

June 4, 2019 – When Dave Pickerell died suddenly last November on the eve of WhiskyFest San Francisco after a...

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Unlocking the Gates of Kentucky’s Castle & Key Distillery (Episode 726: September 20, 2018)

In 1972, the gates were locked for what many thought would be the final time at Kentucky’s historic Old Taylor...

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Conor McGregor Debuts “Proper No. Twelve” Irish Whiskey

September 18, 2018 – More than a year after announcing his plans to launch his own Irish Whiskey brand during...

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