Scotch Whisky Puts Out The Welcome Mat…slowly (episode 828: July 19, 2020)

Tourism has become a major part of the Scotch Whisky industry, with two million people visiting distilleries in both 2018 and 2019. 2020, the "Year of the Pandemic," will be much different after disti


The Last Drop’s 1970 Glenrothes Single Malts And A Mystery Of Whisky

By Mark Gillespie July 6, 2020 - Science has helped us figure out a lot of whisky's secrets over the last couple of decades. Gas chromatographs can show us precisely the proportions of flavor-creating


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Pandemic To Keep Glenfarclas Visitors Centre Closed For 2020

By Mark Gillespie May 20, 2020 - While distilleries around Scotland have kept their visitors centers closed for the last two months because of the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been hopes that some of


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Coronavirus Impact Spreads Through Whisky Industry

By Mark Gillespie March 13, 2020 - Friday the 13th is rarely seen as a good day, but this Friday the 13th is even less so as the impact of the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus pandemic spreads. More whisky


Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Whisky Tourism And Events

By Mark Gillespie March 12, 2020 - As professional sports and conference organizers worldwide cancel or postpone their event plans in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, whisky makers and event orga


Scotch Whisky’s Future In The Climate Crisis (episode 805: February 9, 2020)

World leaders will be in Glasgow later this year for the United Nations COP26 Climate Change Conference, and Scotch Whisky industry leaders plan to be ready. Not with drams, but with plans for a secon


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