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...
Distillers on the Hill (Episode 778: July 28, 2019)20190729035621

Distillers on the Hill (Episode 778: July 28, 2019)

Mark GillespieJuly 29, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
It takes a lot to drag distillers away from their stills, but when the stakes are as high as the current debate over extending a federal excise tax cu...
Pernod Ricard Hops Back Into Kentucky Bourbon (Episode 772: June 16, 2019)20190617030046

Pernod Ricard Hops Back Into Kentucky Bourbon (Episode 772: June 16, 2019)

Mark GillespieJune 17, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Ten years after Pernod Ricard left Kentucky with the sale of Wild Turkey to Gruppo Campari, the world’s #2 spirits company is back in the Bluegr...
Pour Me a Spot of Whiskey, Please! (Episode 740: November 18, 2018)20181118002710

Pour Me a Spot of Whiskey, Please! (Episode 740: November 18, 2018)

Mark GillespieNovember 18, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Back on the road again, and this episode comes from the New Brunswick Spirits Festival in Fredericton, New Brunswick! We’ll have highlights from...
Becoming a Bourbon Badass (Episode 702: May 31, 2018)20180531220856

Becoming a Bourbon Badass (Episode 702: May 31, 2018)

Bourbon scares some people away…at first. Often, those who approach Bourbon gingerly develop a true passion for it, and become what Linda Ruffen...
A Tale of Texas Whiskey at Balcones (Episode 646: June 18, 2017)20170618153921

A Tale of Texas Whiskey at Balcones (Episode 646: June 18, 2017)

Mark GillespieJune 18, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Last year, Balcones Distilling left behind its original distillery – hand-built in an old welding shop underneath the 17th Street bridge in Waco...
Celebrating the Spirit of Speyside (Episode 635: April 2, 2017)20170402140734

Celebrating the Spirit of Speyside (Episode 635: April 2, 2017)

Mark GillespieApril 2, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 comment
There will be music, food, and of course, plenty of whisky on hand during the Spirit of Speyside Festival coming up at the end of this month in Scotla...
Beam Suntory Raising Price, Limiting Releases of Booker’s Bourbon20161209184745

Beam Suntory Raising Price, Limiting Releases of Booker’s Bourbon

December 9, 2016 – With global Bourbon demand at an all-time high, Beam Suntory has decided to make Booker Noe’s namesake whiskey, Booker&...
Episode 617: November 27, 201620161128000621

Episode 617: November 27, 2016

Mark GillespieNovember 28, 2016, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
What we think of today as the boom in craft distilling started 20 years ago this year, when San Francisco brewer Fritz Maytag bottled the first batch ...
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