Six Pillars

Coronavirus Hits the Whisky Industry (Episode 811: March 22, 2020)

The global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic took full hold on the whisky industry this week, as governments not only shut down...

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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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Bladnoch’s Back in Business (Episode 636: April 9, 2017)

Scotland’s Bladnoch Distillery celebrates its 200th anniversary this year, but the Lowlands distillery almost never made it to that milestone....

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Whisky Across the Generations (Episode 634: March 26, 2017)

This week’s American Whiskey Convention at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park featured an air of generational change. At one end, legendary...

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Episode 590: May 22, 2016

One of Scotland’s newest distilleries opened its doors for the first time to visitors this week, though opportunities to visit...

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Episode 492: August 16, 2014

Chuck Cowdery is regarded as one of the top Bourbon writers around, and is one of the few writers to...

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Japanese Whiskies Dominate Bonhams Hong Kong Auction

August 16, 2014 – While one of the usual suspects led the overall bidding at Bonhams in Hong Kong during...

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Bowmore Trilogy Leads Bidding at Bonhams

February 28, 2014 – A complete set of the 2007-2009 Bowmore Trilogy series brought the high bid at Bonhams during...

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Five Pillars Down For The Macallan…One To Go

December 17, 2013 – The Macallan brags about its “Six Pillars” of quality, and has now released the fifth of...

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The Macallan & Lalique Team Up with Fabien Baron for “M”

June 26, 2013 – To James Bond fans, “M” is the boss. To fans of numerology, “M” is the Roman...

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