Category: Season 2

How to get to be one hundred

How to get to be one hundred

According to the Telegraph, in 2015, Swedish researchers published the results of a 50-year study of centenarians and came up with the following advice for reaching the ripe old age of 100: “don’t smoke, be financially secure enough to own home by 50, stay cheerful, […]

Pete Garraway shows us how to get people to drink Australian whisky

Pete Garraway shows us how to get people to drink Australian whisky

Our guest always had a passion for stories, thus Pete Garraway spent his university years studying history.  Now it’s his turn to tell stories, not read them. Before his current position as Brand Ambassador of STARWARD, he always thought of whisky as an after dinner […]

How to fall in love with Bourbon by Sylvia C. Holden, Bulleit Bourbon, Shively, Kentucky

How to fall in love with Bourbon by Sylvia C. Holden, Bulleit Bourbon, Shively, Kentucky

Bulleit was the first Bourbon I met. Many moons ago, I was introduced to this caramel-scented, aromatic brown spirit by Andrea Montague, Bulleit’s UK brand ambassador.  After a first date, I was hooked, not realizing what a significant moment this was in my drinking education. I […]

How to Build a Brewery Using Ganbaru (頑張る)

How to Build a Brewery Using Ganbaru (頑張る)

Who knew that Georgetown in North-Eastern Kentucky would be so full of superlatives? The largest Toyota manufacturing facility in the world sits outside this tiny town. After graduate school, our guest, Daniel Harrison (DH), co-founder of Country Boy Brewery, took advantage of Toyota’s affiliation with […]

How one Rumfest can transform your life – Peter Holland, TheFloatingRumShake.com, Bournemouth

How one Rumfest can transform your life – Peter Holland, TheFloatingRumShake.com, Bournemouth

Peter Holland’s relationship with Rum changed from platonic friend to true love by the time he left his first RumFest UK in 2009.  He had just launched his own Rum-centric website, TheFloatingRumShack.com and, for a long time, it was just a hobby. Now after almost […]

Why Savoie wines will knock your skis off!

Why Savoie wines will knock your skis off!

One morning with Bernard Vissoud, Savoie wine specialist, and you will never dismiss the wines of Savoie Mont Blanc again. Savoie grapes have suffered a bad reputation in the past. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of a new generation, these wines are changing […]

Scott Lever, Chivas Regal, London – How to Start Your Career Right

Scott Lever, Chivas Regal, London – How to Start Your Career Right

So you want to be a Brand Ambassador? You can get there a variety of ways: bartending, competition winning, or by applying to the Chivas International Graduate Programme like our guest today, Scott Lever, Chivas Regal Brand Ambassador.  A year into the program and his […]

Charlotte Cook, Truman’s Brewery, London  – How to be bold in your approach

Charlotte Cook, Truman’s Brewery, London – How to be bold in your approach

People drink beer all the time, but how many can say that after drinking one IPA, their future was altered completely? Our next guest can. Charlotte Cook was on track for a career in law and, after that very sip of craft beer, she knew […]

Javiera Lorenzini Raty, Pisco Waqar, Tulahuen – How to complete a PHD while sipping Pisco

Javiera Lorenzini Raty, Pisco Waqar, Tulahuen – How to complete a PHD while sipping Pisco

Who would think the Greek rhetorician Hermogenes might have been the Brand Ambassador of Pisco Waqar? He wrote of clarity, brilliance, gravity, beauty, distinctness, sweetness and subtlety. All the same rhetoric that Brand Ambassador Javiera Lorenzini Raty uses to describe Pisco Waqar. She should know, […]

Joyce and Raissa de Haas, Double Dutch, London – How to be born entrepreneurs

Joyce and Raissa de Haas, Double Dutch, London – How to be born entrepreneurs

Six months into their jobs, our guests knew the corporate world was just not for them. Sisters Joyce and Raissa de Haas were meant for something else.  As students, they didn’t have a taste for pure spirits so they experimented with making their own syrups […]