tax reform

Support Grows For Extending Distillers’ Tax Break, But Still No Action

November 5, 2019 – There isn’t much that politicians on both sides of the aisle in Washington agree on these...

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Terroir in Whisky: Terrific Concept or Terrible Myth? (Episode 791: November 3, 2019)

Want to start an argument among whisky lovers? Just ask whether there’s “terroir” in whisky. Terroir is the French term...

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Clock Is Ticking on Tax Break for U.S. Craft Distillers

November 1, 2019 – There’s a countdown clock on the home page of the American Craft Spirits Association web site...

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Clock Ticking on Extension of Tax Break for Craft Distillers

August 1, 2o19 – Four months and 29 days may seem like a long time for most of us, but...

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Distillers on the Hill (Episode 778: July 28, 2019)

It takes a lot to drag distillers away from their stills, but when the stakes are as high as the...

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Her Whisky Love Becomes a Career (Episode 728: September 27, 2018)

In 2016, Holly Seidewand started a journey that would change her life by traveling to Scotland to learn more about...

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China Joins Whiskey Trade War With New Tariffs on US Exports As Distillers Pay the Price

June 18, 2018 – The list of countries scheduled to impose import tariffs on Bourbon and other American-made whiskies has...

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A Double Whammy for US Whisky Distillers (Episode 706: June 14, 2018)

Tax cuts that took effect at the start of 2018 encouraged many US whisky distillers to expand their facilities. Now,...

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Top 10 Whisky Predictions for 2018

January 2, 2018 – As a journalist, I spend much of my time covering news that has already happened. There...

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A Peek Inside the Irish Whiskey Archive (Episode 674: December 31, 2017)

Much of whisky’s early history is documented only in tales, with few written records that have survived the centuries. In...

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