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TTB Starts Process of Defining “American Single Malt” Category

By Mark Gillespie June 15, 2021 – Single malt whiskies have been a mainstay of the whisky world for decades,...

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British Government Starts Process of Ending Bourbon Tariff

By Mark Gillespie May 24, 2021 – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged to end Great Britain’s import tariff on...

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“Star Trek” Economics & Whisky Prices in a Post-Tariff World

Commentary by Mark Gillespie March 6, 2021 – After the United States reached tentative truces with Great Britain and the...

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U.S. Suspends Single Malt Whisky Tariffs During Talks with Great Britain & Europe

By Mark Gillespie Updated March 5, 2021 – In a surprise early-morning move Thursday, the Biden Administration announced a four-month...

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A Whiskey Passion Project & A Story for the Ages (Episode 830: August 2, 2020)

There’s something about whisky that brings out the passion in many people. For David Jennings, his passion for Wild Turkey...

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A Bonny Wee Distillery in Edinburgh (Episode 827: July 12, 2020)

Edinburgh’s newest malt whisky distillery opened with a bang – or perhaps, a cough. That’s because the Bonnington Distillery had...

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Creating a Sustainable Future for Whisky (Episode 818: May 10, 2020)

While world leaders have rightly been focused on the Covid-19 pandemic, the issue of climate change has its own long-term...

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Trump Administration Holds Firm on Single Malt Whisky Tariff

By Mark Gillespie February 14, 2020 – There’s no love lost on this Valentine’s Day between the Trump Administration and...

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U.S. Tariff Trouble Hits Scotch Whisky Industry

February 7, 2020 – The United States has long been one of the Scotch Whisky industry’s most important markets, but...

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The Top Whisky Stories of 2019

By Mark Gillespie December 30, 2019 – The end of a year always brings with it reflections of the events...

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