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...
Your Tax Dollars…Not at Work! (Episode 749: January 13, 2019)20190113220906

Your Tax Dollars…Not at Work! (Episode 749: January 13, 2019)

The partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government is now the longest on record, and it is having an impact on the whisky business. Two whisky makers...
Reviving the Historic Chicken Cock Whiskey Brand (Episode 745: December 16, 2018)20181216234801

Reviving the Historic Chicken Cock Whiskey Brand (Episode 745: December 16, 2018)

Mark GillespieDecember 16, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
While some entrepreneurs are trying to cash in on the Bourbon boom by starting new whiskey brands, others are looking to history for heritage brands t...
The Speed Art Museum’s “Art of Bourbon” Auction (Episode 725: September 16, 2018)20180916182607

The Speed Art Museum’s “Art of Bourbon” Auction (Episode 725: September 16, 2018)

Mark GillespieSeptember 16, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Bourbon & Beyond gets underway this Friday night in Louisville with a charity Bourbon auction to benefit the Speed Art Museum. The whiskies going ...
The Great Islay Swim (Episode 711: July 1, 2018)20180701201402

The Great Islay Swim (Episode 711: July 1, 2018)

Mark GillespieJuly 1, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
The rough, cold waters off Scotland’s Isle of Islay are a challenge for even the best sailors, and one might think it madness to try and swim ar...
Whisky is Too Important to be Taken Seriously (Episode 687: April 1, 2018)20180331230237

Whisky is Too Important to be Taken Seriously (Episode 687: April 1, 2018)

Mark GillespieMarch 31, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Scotland’s Douglas Laing & Co. is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2018, and for many of those years, the Laing family has taken a light-...
Betting on Irish Whiskey’s Future (Episode 683: March 4, 2018)20180304170259

Betting on Irish Whiskey’s Future (Episode 683: March 4, 2018)

Mark GillespieMarch 4, 2018, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0 comments
Irish Whiskey has been the fastest-growing segments of the global whiskey market for the last several years, and for many Irish entrepreneurs, it̵...
Episode 616: November 20, 201620161120195716

Episode 616: November 20, 2016

Bourbon’s history is as murky as a fermenter full of mash, and questions about the origins of Bourbon have led to more than a few arguments over...