Reviving One of Islay’s Legendary Distilleries (Episode 770: June 2, 2019)20190602203754

Reviving One of Islay’s Legendary Distilleries (Episode 770: June 2, 2019)

Construction could begin later this year on Diageo’s planned revival of the legendary Port Ellen Distillery on Islay, which was closed in 1983. ...
Think You Know Bourbon? Here’s a Chance to Prove It! (Episode 748: January 6, 2019)20190106165051

Think You Know Bourbon? Here’s a Chance to Prove It! (Episode 748: January 6, 2019)

Mark GillespieJanuary 6, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
There are plenty of competitions to find the best whiskies, but what about competitions to find the best whisky tasters? Those are few and far between...
Port Charlotte and Islay’s “Middle Child Syndrome” (Episode 701: May 27, 2018)20180526213217
The Macallan’s Whisky Cathedral Opens in Scotland (Episode 700: May 24, 2018)20180524164749

The Macallan’s Whisky Cathedral Opens in Scotland (Episode 700: May 24, 2018)

Edrington first announced plans for The Macallan’s new distillery in 2012, but the planning process on what may be one of the longest distillery...
Diageo Juggles Distillery Managers Ahead of Port Ellen & Brora Revivals20180524111007
200 Years of Whisky History at Islay’s Lagavulin Distillery20161126182814

200 Years of Whisky History at Islay’s Lagavulin Distillery

Lagavulin Distillery on Scotland’s Isle of Islay is celebrating its 200th anniversary in 2016. It’s not Islay’s largest distillery, ...
Episode 612: October 23, 201620161023212057

Episode 612: October 23, 2016

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Lagavulin Distillery is celebrating its 200th anniversary this year, and the Islay distillery hasn’t changed all that much over the years –...
Episode 510: December 8, 201420141208015758

Episode 510: December 8, 2014

As we reported on our last episode, Balcones Distilling founder Chip Tate has accepted a buyout agreement from the majority owners of the Waco, Texas ...
Diageo Names Billy Stitchell’s Successor at Caol Ila20131025104427

Diageo Names Billy Stitchell’s Successor at Caol Ila

October 25, 2013 – With longtime Caol Ila distillery manager Billy Stitchell set to retire at the end of the year, Diageo has named David Wood t...
Oldest Lagavulin Expression Highlights Diageo’s 2013 Special Release Single Malts20130903134100

Oldest Lagavulin Expression Highlights Diageo’s 2013 Special Release Single Malts

September 3, 2013 – The annual release of limited-edition single malts from Diageo’s Scotch distilleries includes a 37-year-old Lagavulin,...
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