Is Ireland Set For A Distillery-Building Boom?

By Richard Thomas Whiskey is booming, and few sectors of the world whiskey market are booming moreso than Irish whiskey, with just the American revenues for Hibernian spirits having grown by 460% in the last decade. Jameson, by far the largest brand name in Irish whiskey, has grown from shipping less than half a million cases in 1988 to more ...

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Governor Steve Beshear Talks Bourbon

Gov. Steve Beshear at Wild Turkey

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear Shares His Taste in Bourbon By Richard Thomas Although the micro-distillery boom has spread bourbon-making across the United States, Kentucky is still the bourbon state. This is so much the case that despite bourbons from Colorado, New York, and Texas grabbing awards and headlines, the popular myth that only bourbon from Kentucky is really bourbon is ...

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