Whether it's savvy marketing, the mixology craze, or sudden affection for old- fashioneds, demand for whiskey has reached an all-time high. But with barrel-aging process that takes years, keeping up with demand isn't easy. On today’s show we’ll look into the high-tech race to speed up whiskey production.
And musician and author Robin MacArthur talks about her debut collection of short stories called Half-Wild, weaving tales from an untold side of Vermont, where double-wide trailers sit alongside swanky second homes, and old hippies and homesteaders carve a life out of the wilderness.
Plus we'll find out what makes The Great British Baking Show such a welcome respite in the age of reality snark.