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...
Whisky’s Man in the Middle (Episode 777: July 21, 2019)20190722035536

Whisky’s Man in the Middle (Episode 777: July 21, 2019)

Mark GillespieJuly 22, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Raj Sabharwal doesn’t make whiskies, but his role is critical in making sure you get to drink them. He’s one of the band of independent im...
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...
Doubling Distilleries on the Isle of Arran (Episode 720: August 19, 2018)20180818215314

Doubling Distilleries on the Isle of Arran (Episode 720: August 19, 2018)

Mark GillespieAugust 18, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
It’s been a hot, dry summer in Scotland, and Euan Mitchell isn’t complaining a bit. The managing director of Isle of Arran Distillers is o...
Memories of an Irish Whiskey Legend (Episode 699: May 20, 2018)20180519204831

Memories of an Irish Whiskey Legend (Episode 699: May 20, 2018)

Mark GillespieMay 19, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Irish Whiskey lost one of its longtime champions this past week with the passing of John Clement Ryan. He was the 7th – and final generation of ...
There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)20170924192730

There’s No Whisky Without the Barrels (Episode 660: September 24, 2017)

Mark GillespieSeptember 24, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
It’s often said that wood is responsible for most of a whisky’s flavor, and if that’s the case, then the people who make the barrels...
The World’s Hottest Whisky? (Episode 655: August 20, 2017)20170820174609

The World’s Hottest Whisky? (Episode 655: August 20, 2017)

Mark GillespieAugust 20, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Since our first visit to Taiwan’s King Car Distillery in 2011, its Kavalan single malts have arguably become some of the most-acclaimed whiskies...
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...
Vermont Oak? New Finish for Oldest WhistlePig Rye20160327205457

Vermont Oak? New Finish for Oldest WhistlePig Rye

March 27, 2016 – Vermont’s WhistlePig Farm is describing itself as a “grain to glass” distillery, but while the Rye whiskey be...
Episode 582: March 26, 201620160327164027

Episode 582: March 26, 2016

You’ll see a lot of businesses with the “& Son” as part of the name, but rarely do we see businesses with “& Daughter&...
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