Having a holiday party this season? Master mixologist Dale DeGroff gives us some tips on cocktails and entertaining in this episode. In the news, Diageo’s Scottish workers call off their campaign against plant closings, Scotch whisky exports are up despite the recession, the latest word on new whisky releases, a Balvenie competition, and look for WhiskyCast soon on your iPhone!

Links: King Cocktail | Museum of the American Cocktail | Tales of the Cocktail | Diageo | Food Biz Daily | Scotch Whisky Association | Glenfiddich | Miccosukee Resort | Glengoyne | Tomintoul | Milroy’s of Soho | Douglas Laing & Co. | Aberfeldy | Distilled Spirits Council of the US | The Balvenie | The Mind of Men