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Thursday
Nov172011

K&L Spirits Podcast #21 - J. Preston Van Winkle

 

Seeing that we're getting towards the end of Fall when the bi-annual release of Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon hits the marketplace, I thought it would be fun to discuss the whole extravaganza with one of the actual Van Winkles.  There has never been a greater demand for these whiskies, and the short supply has only sent enthusiasts into an absolute frenzy.  Preston, son of Julian, and great-grandson of "Pappy," sits down with me to discuss the history of the Stitzel-Weller distillery, the extent of Buffalo Trace in the newer releases, and how to keep scrambling customers as happy as possible. 

This podcast episode can be downloaded here or on our Apple iTunes page.  Previous episodes can be found in our podcast archive located on the right hand margin of the page.  You can also listen via our embedded Flash player above.

-David Driscoll