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...
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...
A Breakup in the Irish Whiskey Business (Episode 752: January 27, 2019)20190127172941

A Breakup in the Irish Whiskey Business (Episode 752: January 27, 2019)

Mark GillespieJanuary 27, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Even when things appear to be going well, there are sometimes undercurrents of trouble behind the scenes. That played out in Ireland this week after W...
British Columbia’s Whisky Controversy Enters Year Two (Episode 751: January 20, 2019)20190121022653

British Columbia’s Whisky Controversy Enters Year Two (Episode 751: January 20, 2019)

In our second of two episodes from this week’s Victoria Whisky Festival in Victoria, British Columbia, we’ll talk with Eric and Allura Fer...
Back Home on Whiskey Row After 99 Years (Episode 732: October 14, 2018)20181014212011

Back Home on Whiskey Row After 99 Years (Episode 732: October 14, 2018)

Mark GillespieOctober 14, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Old Forester released its final edition in the Whiskey Row series of limited-edition Bourbons this week, and the 1910 Old Fine Whiskey honors the bran...
Unlocking the Gates of Kentucky’s Castle & Key Distillery (Episode 726: September 20, 2018)20180919230640

Unlocking the Gates of Kentucky’s Castle & Key Distillery (Episode 726: September 20, 2018)

Mark GillespieSeptember 19, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
In 1972, the gates were locked for what many thought would be the final time at Kentucky’s historic Old Taylor Distillery near Frankfort. Wednes...
Whiskey on the Willamette (Episode 719: August 12, 2018)20180812172056

Whiskey on the Willamette (Episode 719: August 12, 2018)

This week, we’ll visit House Spirits Distillery – part of Portland’s “Distillery Row” along the eastern banks of the Wil...
Bringing Distilling Back to Lexington’s Distillery District (Episode 714: July 15, 2018)20180715203813
A Double Whammy for US Whisky Distillers (Episode 706: June 14, 2018)20180614233948

A Double Whammy for US Whisky Distillers (Episode 706: June 14, 2018)

Mark GillespieJune 14, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Tax cuts that took effect at the start of 2018 encouraged many US whisky distillers to expand their facilities. Now, they’re caught in the middl...
On the Road – And at the Pub in Dublin (Episode 692: April 26, 2018)20180426150644

On the Road – And at the Pub in Dublin (Episode 692: April 26, 2018)

Mark GillespieApril 26, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
This time around, we’re on the road in Dublin for the launch of the first cask-strength Jameson Irish Whiskey, the new Jameson Bow Street 18. It’s als...
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