Ten Years with Wyoming Whiskey (Episode 774: June 30, 2019)

Wyoming Whiskey is celebrating an anniversary this week. Ten years ago on July 4, 2009, they ran the still for the first time at the Mead family’s ranch in Kirby, Wyoming, and Wyoming Whiskey is one of many craft distillers  marking their 10th anniversaries this year. We’ll talk with co-founder David DeFazio about the lessons of the past and how they’re shaping the distillery’s future, along with what happens when a Hall of Fame distiller leaves behind a surprise for you to deal with years later.

In the news, the U.S. Supreme Court has given retailers who want to sell across state lines a lifeline after decades of states largely banning interstate shipments. We also have plenty of new Bourbons hitting the market just in time for Independence Day, while Chivas Brothers is digging into its warehouses for whiskies from some often-overlooked Scottish distilleries.

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Mark Gillespie

I'm the host and executive producer of WhiskyCast.

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