The Back Stories Behind Picking Private Barrels (Episode 780: August 11, 2019)20190811202820

The Back Stories Behind Picking Private Barrels (Episode 780: August 11, 2019)

Mark GillespieAugust 11, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
“Private Selection” bottlings are the rage today, and it almost seems like an arms race as bars and retailers try to outdo each other with...
The Uncle Nearest Story: A Timeless Lesson for Modern Times (Episode 779: August 4, 2019)20190804174027

The Uncle Nearest Story: A Timeless Lesson for Modern Times (Episode 779: August 4, 2019)

Mark GillespieAugust 4, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
If the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green and Jack Daniel was made into a movie, critics might describe it as “a feel-good story for th...
Speed Rack: Women Shaking Cocktails for a Cause (Episode 707: June 17, 2018)20180617131923

Speed Rack: Women Shaking Cocktails for a Cause (Episode 707: June 17, 2018)

Mark GillespieJune 17, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
There are plenty of cocktail competitions for bartenders, but Speed Rack was one of the first to highlight women working behind the bar. Lynette Marre...
Nearest Green’s Legacy Gets a New Home (Episode 675: January 7, 2018)20180106214016

Nearest Green’s Legacy Gets a New Home (Episode 675: January 7, 2018)

Mark GillespieJanuary 6, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Last November, Fawn Weaver told us about her mission to spread the story of Nathan “Nearest” Green, the former slave who became Jack Danie...
The Tale of “Uncle Nearest” and a Whiskey Legacy (Episode 666: November 5, 2017)20171105214430

The Tale of “Uncle Nearest” and a Whiskey Legacy (Episode 666: November 5, 2017)

Mark GillespieNovember 5, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
In 2015, Brown-Forman acknowledged what had been an open secret around Lynchburg, Tennessee for generations – that Jack Daniel’s distillin...
Episode 595: June 25, 201620160625224737
Diageo Breaks Ground On Bulleit Bourbon Distillery In Kentucky20140821130040

Diageo Breaks Ground On Bulleit Bourbon Distillery In Kentucky

August 21, 2014 – Diageo’s newest distillery is still two years away from producing its first spirit, but work has begun on what will be c...