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Another New Distillery for Islay (Episode 858: February 14, 2021)

Scotland’s legendary whisky island is getting yet another new distillery. Local officials have approved the plans for the new Elixir...

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Ardbeg’s Pirate Captain Sails Into the Sunset (Episode 857: February 7, 2021)

Mickey Heads retired recently after 13 years as Ardbeg’s distillery manager and four decades of work at distilleries on Islay...

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Finding a Home in the World of Whisky (Episode 798: December 22, 2019)

Dhavall Gandhi could have been a highly sought after mergers and acquisitions expert, but he set that potentially lucrative career...

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Heaven Hill Expands Into Canada with $266 Million Black Velvet Acquisition

August 13, 2019 – Heaven Hill Brands has agreed to acquire Black Velvet, the #2 selling Canadian Whisky brand, from...

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Reviving One of Islay’s Legendary Distilleries (Episode 770: June 2, 2019)

Construction could begin later this year on Diageo’s planned revival of the legendary Port Ellen Distillery on Islay, which was...

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Just Call Him “Mr. Bourbon” (Episode 735: October 25, 2018)

Kentucky’s Four Roses Bourbon is marking its 130th anniversary this year, and while Al Young hasn’t been there the whole...

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The First American Single Malt Whiskey? (Episode 705: June 10, 2018)

Historians aren’t sure who distilled the first Scotch-style single malt whiskey in the United States, but Oregon’s Clear Creek Distillery...

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Whisky By the Generations (Episode 704: June 7, 2018)

With Father’s Day coming up, we’ll meet a Scottish woman following her father into the whiskey business. That’s right…whiskey. Jennifer...

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Whiskey Trade Barriers Going Up as Trade Dispute Escalates

June 6, 2018 – This weekend’s G7 Summit in Quebec with heads of state from the world’s largest industrialized nations...

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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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