Wales

British Government Freezes Spirits Duties in Budget’s Covid Response

By Mark Gillespie March 3, 2021 – Scotch Whisky makers had been hoping the British government’s response to the economic...

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Uncovering Whisky’s Past with the “Bourbon Archaeologist” (Episode 838: September 27, 2020)

There are literally hundreds of old distillery sites around the eastern half of the United States dating back to the...

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A Nest Full of New Redbreasts (Episode 788: October 13, 2019)

The United States is the largest market for Irish Whiskey worldwide, but until now, one of Ireland’s legendary whiskeys had...

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Tariffs, Tide Pods, and a Bootlegger’s Troubled Life (Episode 787: October 6, 2019)

George Remus could never have conceived of the idea of edible “whisky capsules,” but if he had, the “King of...

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Whiskey on the Willamette (Episode 719: August 12, 2018)

This week, we’ll visit House Spirits Distillery – part of Portland’s “Distillery Row” along the eastern banks of the Willamette...

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A Whisky Dream Realized (Episode 678: January 28, 2018)

Three years ago, we introduced you to Graeme Macaloney, a Scottish-Canadian pharmaceutical engineer with a dream of making his own...

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Four Whiskies, Four Countries

This time around, we’re on the road in Victoria, British Columbia to taste four whiskies from four different countries with...

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Wick’s Whisky Wizard: Pulteney’s Malcolm Waring (Episode 669: November 26, 2017)

Pulteney Distillery manager Malcolm Waring wasn’t born in Wick, Scotland, but there’s no place he’d rather be … three decades...

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Episode 592: June 4, 2016

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Penderyn is the only whisky distillery in Wales, but may soon spin off a second distillery under its name in...

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Penderyn Considering Second Distillery in Wales

May 31, 2016 – Wales’ only whisky distillery may be about to expand its presence outside of the town of...

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