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Second Wave of Whisky Events Facing Covid-19 Cancellations

By Mark Gillespie Updated August 7, 2020 – While epidemiologists have warned of a “second wave” of Covid-19 outbreaks in...

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The Whisky World Copes With Covid-19’s Impact (Episode 816: April 26, 2020)

With tens of thousands of bar and restaurant workers around the world laid off because of mandatory bar and restaurant...

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The Back Stories Behind Picking Private Barrels (Episode 780: August 11, 2019)

“Private Selection” bottlings are the rage today, and it almost seems like an arms race as bars and retailers try...

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Port Charlotte and Islay’s “Middle Child Syndrome” (Episode 701: May 27, 2018)

Bruichladdich’s Port Charlotte single malt lies in between the distillery’s namesake unpeated whiskies and its Octomore heavily peated malts, and...

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Wandering The Wonderful World of Whisky (Episode 686: March 25, 2018)

Rachel Barrie is known on Twitter as @TheLadyBlender, and she’s just winding up her first year as the master blender...

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Nearest Green’s Legacy Gets a New Home (Episode 675: January 7, 2018)

Last November, Fawn Weaver told us about her mission to spread the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green, the former slave...

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Bourbon Potential European Union Target in Trade Dispute

July 7, 2017 – U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to imports of European-produced steel could spark a backlash against Bourbon...

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This Week’s New Whiskies

May 22, 2015 – Here’s a roundup of new whiskies announced this week… On this week’s episode of WhiskyCast, we...

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Episode 464: February 1, 2014

Kilchoman became Islay’s newest distillery in 2005, about the same time Jean Donnay started making whisky at Glann ar Mor...

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US Government Relaxes Travel Retail Carry-On Restrictions

January 31, 2014 – It’s become a ritual when flying into the US…clear passport control, claim your bags, and then...

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