Spirit of Speyside

Coronavirus Forces Cancellation of Islay’s Fèis Ìle

By Mark Gillespie March 18, 2020 – For more than two decades, whisky lovers have flocked to Scotland’s Isle of...

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Episode 599: July 24, 2016

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is not only an independent bottler of Scotch whiskies, but also the world’s largest whisky...

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Episode 545: July 25, 2015

The history of Bourbon is filled with enough myths to make a dozen Disney movies, enough crimes for years of...

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Spirit of Speyside Festival Honors 4 Malts

May 8, 2014 – The Spirit of Speyside Festival has honored four Speyside single malts in its annual whisky competition....

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Spirit of Speyside Festival Award Winners

May 14, 2013 – Chivas Brothers and William Grant & Sons whiskies took top honors in the annual Spirit of...

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Episode 368: May 6, 2012

It’s festival week in Speyside, and the Spirit of Speyside Festival has become one of the region’s largest events of...

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Episode 356: February 12, 2012

Rob Cederlid of Stockholm isn’t your typical Swedish whisky lover. For instance, you’re likely to see him in a cowboy...

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Episode 349: December 24, 2011

Mike Padlipsky had two loves…software and whisky. He also had one mission…to find what he thought of as the world’s...

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Episode 316: May 15, 2011

The Powers family distilled whiskey for seven generations and two centuries on John’s Lane in Dublin, and John Ryan is...

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Episode 290: November 20, 2010

Whisky truly is the “water of life”, and as many as 60,000 people will benefit from the sale of one...

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