American Bourbon By Bourbon Pursuit / April 13, 2016 New Podcast from Bourbon Pursuit! Episode 042 – Matt Gandolfo, Brand Ambassador for Wild Turkey, talks history of the brand, non-GMO grains, each of the expressions, and the new “Decades” release set for May 2016. Matt Gandolfo (image via Maggie Kimberl) – We kick off the show talking about one of our past guests, Marianne Barnes, and the new name for the Old Taylor Distillery. – Tell us about your first encounter with bourbon – Tell us about your role and what it consists of – Why is Wild Turkey 101 and not 100? – How did it grow to a business from 101? – What did the name Austin Nichols mean to Wild Turkey? – So why remove the name Austin Nichols from the brand? – What are some of things during the process makes Wild Turkey unique compared to other brands? – What does Non-GMO products give you in regards to quality? – What’s it like hanging around Jimmy Russell? – Talk about the individual expressions and the differences between each. – Talk about the new release called “Decades” that will be coming in May 2016 – Is there something that holds true to the quote “older turkey is better turkey”? – If you have to have one Wild Turkey product on the shelf as a staple, which do you choose? [iframe style=”border:none” src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/4264403/height/360/width/640/thumbnail/yes/render-playlist/no/theme/standard” height=”360″ width=”640″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Check out this episode! Get Jefferson's Ocean at ReserveBar. Shop now!