Takeshi Niinami

Whisky Knows No Gender…Why Don’t Some Men Get That? (Episode 758: March 10, 2019)

Women are making whiskies, running whisky companies, and teaching people how to enjoy whiskies all over the world. So…why do...

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Episode 615: November 12, 2016

This week, we’re celebrating the 11th anniversary of WhiskyCast with a potpourri of sorts, as we catch up with people...

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Episode 612: October 23, 2016

Lagavulin Distillery is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year, and the Islay distillery hasn’t changed all that much over the...

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Jim Beam Strike Ends With New Contract

October 23, 2016 – Workers at the Jim Beam Distillery in Clermont, Kentucky and the Booker Noe Distillery in nearby...

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Episode 559: October 24, 2015

Andy Cant has been a Scotch Whisky nomad for nearly four decades, working at distilleries and maltings all over Scotland....

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Episode 540: June 20, 2015

It’s Father’s Day weekend, and we have two stories to share on this week’s WhiskyCast In-Depth. Euan Henderson didn’t want...

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Nikka Confirms Plan To Drop Age Statements As Japanese Whisky Shortage Grows

June 18, 2015 – Japan’s Nikka Whisky has now confirmed plans to replace its entire range of single malts from...

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Episode 527: March 28, 2015

Suntory Holdings CEO Takeshi Niinami is one of Japan’s leading business executives. He’s the first  CEO from outside the founding...

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Episode 526: March 21, 2015

US President Barack Obama visited a whisky maker for the first time this week during his trip to Cleveland for...

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