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The Glenlivet Makes Second Nadurra Single Malt Release

The Glenlivet has unveiled a second new permanent expression in its innovative Nàdurra range, building on its leadership of the dynamic growth of craft spirits. The Glenlivet Nàdurra First Fill Selection is drawn from casks made from American White Oak that have never before been used to mature Scotch whisky, with these casks – a popular choice of distillers at ...

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Pernod Ricard Tries To Get Ahead of Looming Russian Embargo

By Richard Thomas Fearing that they too will see Russian authorities lash out at their products as Jack Daniel’s and Kentucky Gentleman were, Jameson owners Pernod Ricard are stockpiling Jameson Irish Whiskey in Russia. Said Pierre Pringuet, CEO of Pernod Ricard, “We are importing as much as we can for our [Russian] inventories because an embargo or retaliatory action could ...

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Buffalo Trace Releases 2014 Antique Collection

Whiskey aficionados can start their holiday shopping early once Buffalo Trace Distillery releases its 2014 Antique Collection in late September. The highly anticipated collection will once again feature five limited-release whiskeys of various ages, recipes and proofs. Here’s what Buffalo Trace fans can expect: George T. Stagg The 2013 release of this perennial favorite received the prestigious Chairman’s Trophy during ...

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Jimmy Russel Receives Special Honor From Kentucky Distillers Association

In a year replete with achievements, honors, and even a special, limited-edition Diamond Anniversary Bourbon, Wild Turkey’s Master Distiller has reason to celebrate. Reaching 60 years in any industry is a feat within itself, but James “Jimmy” Russell is no ordinary Master Distiller. As the longest-tenured, active spirits Master Distiller in the world, Jimmy marks 60 years of service with ...

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Templeton Rye Promises To Clean Up

By Richard Thomas Templeton Rye, the Iowa-based whiskey bottler that has been accused of deceptive marketing for several years, has finally pledged to come clean according to a story in the Des Moines Register last week. In 2006 the company began bottling and selling whiskey from the 95% rye whiskey stock of MGP, the Lawrenceburg, Indiana industrial distillery, while claiming ...

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