Season 5

How to Turn A Renaissance into a Revolution

How to Turn A Renaissance into a Revolution

Are we living through a cocktail renaissance or a cocktail revolution? Our guest is here to discuss the movement, whatever you want to call it! After realizing a life behind a desk in academia might not be for him, plus having a roommate who decided…

How to Change the Way The World Drinks

How to Change the Way The World Drinks

If someone sends you an email inviting you to change the way the world drinks, I bet there is no way you wouldn’t take up that challenge. Our guest did receive that exact email, and three years down the line, she has! Claire Warner, co-founder…

Lush Life Podcast Transcripts: How to Change the Way The World Drinks – Transcript (#180)

Lush Life Podcast Transcripts: How to Change the Way The World Drinks – Transcript (#180)

If someone sends you an email inviting you to change the way the world drinks, I bet there is no way you wouldn’t take up that challenge. Our guest did receive that exact email, and three years down the line, she has! Claire Warner, co-founder…

How to Follow Signs in Atlantic Canada

How to Follow Signs in Atlantic Canada

It is hard to believe it happened to both our guests – but it did. They were both driving down the road, saw a sign posted on a wall, stopped, wrote down the number for more inquiries, and actually rang that number.  Thanks to great…

How to Use Atlantic Canada’s Best Ingredients

How to Use Atlantic Canada’s Best Ingredients

Have you ever been to Atlantic Canada –  the eastern part of Canada that borders on the Atlantic Ocean and includes the four provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island? Not only is it absolutely gorgeous, but for our…

How to Introduce Yourself in 177 Episodes

How to Introduce Yourself in 177 Episodes

For this episode, I thought I would turn the microphone around and answer all of those questions that I am always asked –  why did you start Lush Life podcast, where this interest in all things cocktails came from, my top tips for home bartenders,…

How to Make a Heady Cocktail of Drink, Travel and Adventure

How to Make a Heady Cocktail of Drink, Travel and Adventure

There was a time, and I am so glad that it’s over, when all you heard was “Print is dead, it’s all about online now.” As much as I love my blog, there is nothing like holding a book or magazine in your hands and…

How to Open a Bar During a Global Pandemic

How to Open a Bar During a Global Pandemic

There is something about the lyrics to the theme tune of Cheers that seems particularly applicable to my guest today. For those who don’t know them, they go something like this:   “Sometimes you wanna goWhere everybody knows your nameAnd they’re always glad you cameYou wanna…

How to Make Your Spirits Bright

How to Make Your Spirits Bright

As Christmas tree sellers begin to pop up on side streets, the holiday season is forcing itself to be heard, no matter how hard the pandemic is trying to dampen our spirits. Nor will it stop Mulled Wine and Christmas cocktails being served in bars…

How to Become The Dean of Cocktails

How to Become The Dean of Cocktails

If you don’t know our next guest by now, you haven’t really been listening to Lush Life. I quote him incessantly, because he is the one, the only, James Beard award-winning, for the first-ever cocktail book no less, cocktail historian extraordinaire, the Dean of Cocktails…