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U.S., European Union Reach Compromise on Aircraft Subsidies Dispute, End of Some Spirits Tariffs

By Mark Gillespie June 15, 2021 – The trade dispute over government subsidies to Airbus and Boeing that spilled over into...

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Europe Pauses Planned Rise in Tariffs on American Whiskies

May 17, 2021 – A thaw in relations between the European Union and the United States has American whisky makers...

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Rye is Rye, Right? Not So Fast… (Episode 867: April 19, 2021)

Whisky lovers can probably name at least a few varieties of barley commonly used to make single malts, but rye?...

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U.S. Suspends Single Malt Whisky Tariffs During Talks with Great Britain & Europe

By Mark Gillespie Updated March 5, 2021 – In a surprise early-morning move Thursday, the Biden Administration announced a four-month...

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Second Wave of Whisky Events Facing Covid-19 Cancellations

By Mark Gillespie Updated August 7, 2020 – While epidemiologists have warned of a “second wave” of Covid-19 outbreaks in...

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Poking the Bourbon Bear (Episode 766: May 5, 2019)

Let’s face it. When you think of American Whiskey, Bourbon is probably top of mind. After all, Congress declared it...

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Scotch Whisky Exports Show Strong Gains, But Outlook Is Uncertain

October 23, 2018 – Scotch Whisky exports appear to be headed for a new record in 2018, based on statistics...

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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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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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Silent Scotch Whisky Stills Coming Back to Life (Episode 663: October 15, 2017)

Christmas came a couple of months early for some Scotch Whisky lovers with word that the iconic Port Ellen, Brora,...

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