Sir Peter Blake

Irish Whiskey…With an Oregon Accent! (Episode 790: October 27, 2019)

Alex Chasko isn’t your typical Irish Whiskey master distiller and blender. For one, he isn’t Irish. He grew up in...

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Record Falls at Sotheby’s “Ultimate Whisky Collection” Auction

October 25, 2019 – The record price for a single bottle of whisky sold at auction fell like autumn leaves...

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Tariffs Leading to U.S. Whisky Price Increases (Episode 789: October 20, 2019)

There’s a lot of uncertainty for U.S. whisky lovers after the Trump Administration’s new 25% tariff on imports of single...

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WhiskyFest Hits New York City (Episode 743: December 6, 2018)

Whisky Advocate’s annual WhiskyFest took over the Marriott Marquis in New York City’s Times Square Tuesday night, and we’ll have...

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New Whisky Auction World Record Set at Christie’s in London

November 29, 2018 – Move over, Valerio Adami. Step back, Sir Peter Blake. Make way for Michael Dillon! The Irish...

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The Power(s) of Irish Whiskey Lore (Episode 741: November 25, 2018)

Ireland’s Power family dominated the Irish Whiskey industry almost from the day innkeeper James Power started making whiskey behind his...

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Back Home on Whiskey Row After 99 Years (Episode 732: October 14, 2018)

Old Forester released its final edition in the Whiskey Row series of limited-edition Bourbons this week, and the 1910 Old...

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Whisky Auction World Record Fails to Fall at Sotheby’s Auction

October 13, 2018 – Close, but not quite. That’s the best way to describe bidding for a rare bottle of...

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Bourbon & Cuisine in Louisville’s Butchertown (Episode 731: October 11, 2018)

Louisville’s Butchertown got its name from the stockyards and meat processing plants that dominated the neighborhood a century or more...

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The “Godfather of Rye Whiskey” (Episode 730: October 7, 2018)

The largest single distiller of Rye Whiskey isn’t in Kentucky, but just along the other side of the Ohio River...

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