Increase in Bourbon Sales Abroad Credited to Rise of Southern Chic

When he announced his retirement earlier this year, Maker’s Mark president Bill Samuels Jr. said international interest in bourbon had increased under his tenure, and he predicted a sharp rise in sales over the next decade. The rise in exported bourbon could be attributed to any number of factors: advertising; the maturation of the bourbon… Continue reading Increase in Bourbon Sales Abroad Credited to Rise of Southern Chic

Visualizing Storm Damage

We’ll hear about the devastating storms that swept through the south on today’s Here and Now. To give a scale to the disasters, NPR points to this map from the National Weather Service. Blue dots represent high winds. Green dotsĀ representĀ hail. Tornadoes are red.