Maker’s Mark: Bucking Trends for 60 Years (Episode 776: July 14, 2019)20190715015549

Maker’s Mark: Bucking Trends for 60 Years (Episode 776: July 14, 2019)

Mark GillespieJuly 15, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
60 years ago, Bill and Marge Samuels dipped the first bottles of Maker’s Mark Bourbon in Loretto, Kentucky. They left the “e” out of...
Virginia Distillery Faces SWA Lawsuit Over “Virginia-Highland” Whisky20190709135558
Irish Whiskey on the Comeback Trail (Episode 759: March 17, 2019)20190317221636

Irish Whiskey on the Comeback Trail (Episode 759: March 17, 2019)

Mark GillespieMarch 17, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Irish Whiskey’s resurgence is only now beginning to make up for decades of obscurity over the last century, but with 23 active distilleries in I...
Virginia: A Place for Whiskey Lovers (Episode 722: September 2, 2018)20180902191633

Virginia: A Place for Whiskey Lovers (Episode 722: September 2, 2018)

Mark GillespieSeptember 2, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Virginia’s distilling history dates back to at least 1620, and while many whiskey lovers know about George Washington’s Distillery at Moun...
Bourbon Keeps Him Busy…Really! (Episode 721: August 26, 2018)20180826165313

Bourbon Keeps Him Busy…Really! (Episode 721: August 26, 2018)

If Fred Minnick had any more balls in the air right now, the circus would be calling him with a job offer as a juggler. He’s launching the new B...
Introducing The Pope to Pappy (Episode 691: April 22, 2018)20180421215431

Introducing The Pope to Pappy (Episode 691: April 22, 2018)

Mark GillespieApril 21, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
The Bible says “The Lord works in mysterious ways.” As proof, we have the story this week of Father Jim Sichko, a Kentucky-based Catholic ...
Nant Receivers Heading to Court20170328230033

Nant Receivers Heading to Court

March 29, 2017 – A court hearing is set for Thursday morning in Sydney as the inevitable result of the Nant Distillery saga unfolds. FTI Consult...
Whisky Across the Generations (Episode 634: March 26, 2017)20170326150210

Whisky Across the Generations (Episode 634: March 26, 2017)

Mark GillespieMarch 26, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
This week’s American Whiskey Convention at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park featured an air of generational change. At one end, legendary...
More Than 700 “Investor Barrels” Never Filled at Australia’s Nant Distillery20170309140102

More Than 700 “Investor Barrels” Never Filled at Australia’s Nant Distillery

March 9, 2017 – The saga of Nant Distillery’s spiral into numerous legal issues has taken another turn after an audit of the distillery...
Ardbeg’s Native Ileach Mickey Heads (Episode 631: March 5, 2017)20170305014032

Ardbeg’s Native Ileach Mickey Heads (Episode 631: March 5, 2017)

Mark GillespieMarch 5, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Mickey Heads grew up about three miles from Islay’s Ardbeg Distillery, but the third-generation whisky maker never thought he’d wind up as...
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