Whisky As a Political Football (Episode 786: September 29, 2019)20190929192731

Whisky As a Political Football (Episode 786: September 29, 2019)

Mark GillespieSeptember 29, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Whisky has been a part of politics since the monks were working their stills in medieval times, helping opposing sides bridge their differences over a...
Australian Whiskies and the “Roo Flu” (Episode 782: September 1, 2019)20190902131844

Australian Whiskies and the “Roo Flu” (Episode 782: September 1, 2019)

Mark GillespieSeptember 2, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
We’re back after spending eight days in Australia and a week in bed fighting the “Roo Flu” virus, and there’s a lot to talk ab...
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...
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...
Virginia Distillery Faces SWA Lawsuit Over “Virginia-Highland” Whisky20190709135558
Whiskey’s High Wire Act (Episode 775: July 7, 2019)20190708030028

Whiskey’s High Wire Act (Episode 775: July 7, 2019)

Mark GillespieJuly 8, 2019, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
The husband and wife team of Scott Blackwell and Ann Marshall opened High Wire Distilling six years ago in Charleston, South Carolina to make whiskey,...
TTB Moves Forward with Proposed Deregulation of Whisky Bottle Sizes20190703181605
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...
Potential Changes in U.S. Spirits Sizes Draw Mixed Reactions20190610120928
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