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...
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...
New Distillery, Familiar Faces (Episode 733: June 23, 2019)20190623235959

New Distillery, Familiar Faces (Episode 733: June 23, 2019)

Mark GillespieJune 23, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
If you’re starting a new distillery from scratch, it helps to find some veteran whisky makers to join you on the journey. That’s just what...
WhistlePig Rye: Moving On Without the Master (Episode 767: May 12, 2019)20190511222642

WhistlePig Rye: Moving On Without the Master (Episode 767: May 12, 2019)

Mark GillespieMay 11, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Of all the craft distilleries Dave Pickerell worked with before his sudden death last November, none was more identified with him than Vermont’s...
No Port Ellen, Brora In Diageo’s 2018 Special Releases20180413103618

No Port Ellen, Brora In Diageo’s 2018 Special Releases

April 13, 2018 – Diageo has unveiled nine of the ten whiskies that will be released later this year in its annual Special Releases series of lim...
Snowflakes in the Forecast … and Whiskey Lovers in Line (Episode 670: December 3, 2017)20171204191254

Snowflakes in the Forecast … and Whiskey Lovers in Line (Episode 670: December 3, 2017)

Mark GillespieDecember 4, 2017, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Colorado’s ski resorts wish they had lift lines as long as the one that stretched down Kalamath Street in Denver Saturday morning, when hundreds...
Celebrating the World’s Whiskies in Dublin (Episode 653: August 6, 2017)20170806120633

Celebrating the World’s Whiskies in Dublin (Episode 653: August 6, 2017)

Whiskies are celebrated at festivals all over the world these days, but there’s no place quite like Ireland when it comes to whisk(e)y. The inau...
Diageo Opens Vaults for Rare Travel Retail Single Malt Whiskies20151026162653

Diageo Opens Vaults for Rare Travel Retail Single Malt Whiskies

October 26, 2015 – Diageo rarely opens its vaults of vintage single malts for the travel retail market, preferring instead to focus on a handful...
Episode 559: October 24, 201520151025021719

Episode 559: October 24, 2015

Mark GillespieOctober 25, 2015, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 comment
Andy Cant has been a Scotch Whisky nomad for nearly four decades, working at distilleries and maltings all over Scotland. He’s done everything f...
Bringing Whisky to Ballindalloch20150616122207

Bringing Whisky to Ballindalloch

The Macpherson-Grant family has owned Scotland’s Ballindalloch Estate for 469 years, so short-term thinking isn’t in their DNA. The family...