Tennessee Whiskey

EU Threatens Bourbon Exports Over Trump Steel Tariff Proposal

By Richard Thomas Encouraged by its recent success in finalizing a new trade deal with Japan, the European Union (EU) has responded to talk of new tariffs to protect American steel by U.S. President Donald Trump with warnings that such measures would provoke immediate counters against American exports to the European free trade zone. One class of exports that would ...

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Tennessee Launches Its Own Whiskey Trail

When the Kentucky Distillers Association launched the Kentucky Bourbon Trail in 1999, whiskey tourism was in its infancy, there was no bourbon or craft whiskey boom, and the trail had just 10 stops. The Tennessee Distillers Guild gets its tourist project started under very different circumstances, and on Monday it announced the official launch of the Tennessee Whiskey Trail, a ...

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The Renaissance Of Nelson’s Greenbrier

Greenbrier still

By Richard Thomas A staple of the modern resurgence of American whiskey, and its attendant boom of bottling companies and small distilleries, is the story of a family reviving a moonshining or pre-Prohibition distilling tradition. Some of these tales are more authentic than others, and the cynicism that these tales are now met with is understandable. After all, nowadays it ...

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