Season 6

How to Use Bitters with Lauren Mote & Jonathan Chovancek of Bittered Sling

How to Use Bitters with Lauren Mote & Jonathan Chovancek of Bittered Sling

I’ve had many eureka moments in the over 200 episodes of Lush Life I’ve done, but never so many in one episode! All to do with bitters.  Who should be here to answer all my questions about bitters, and there were many, but my friend…

How to Drink Reverend Hubert Winter Gin Liqueur with Thomas Lester

How to Drink Reverend Hubert Winter Gin Liqueur with Thomas Lester

I wish I had known my guest sooner. Every dinner party he has ends with a round of homemade liqueur. The liquid was so good that he was convinced to bottle it for the whole world to enjoy. Now everyone’s dinner party can end with…

How to Drink Latin American Spirits with Lynnette Marrero

How to Drink Latin American Spirits with Lynnette Marrero

Yes it’s a biggie. My 200th episode and who should join me but one of the biggest names in cocktails and my constant companion during lockdown. 199 episodes ago I had a mic and “bottom’s up” to end the show. Now we have reached the…

How to Drink Sing Gin with Richard Thompson

How to Drink Sing Gin with Richard Thompson

Yorkshire is known for its turbulent weather and wildly romantic hills and dales, which influenced not only the Bronte sisters but our guest today. We have Richard Thompson, Co-Founder of Sing Gin, with me today on the program. When his father brought home a still,…

How to Drink John Paul Jones Rum with Finnian Gill

How to Drink John Paul Jones Rum with Finnian Gill

This is a pre-Thanksgiving quiz. What American revolutionary war hero said, ” I have not yet begun to fight” and had a rum named after him. No, it’s not Hamilton. We have Finnian Gill, co-founder and Master of Flavors, for… wait for it… for John…

How to Write a Cocktail Book with Pippa Guy & Jason Clark

How to Write a Cocktail Book with Pippa Guy & Jason Clark

So I have one question for you before I begin: Are you Team Bach or Team Coward?  Bach said: “Without my morning coffee, I’m just like a dried-up piece of a goat.” While Noel Coward asked, “Why do I drink champagne for breakfast? Doesn’t everyone?”…

How to Read The Secret Life of the Savoy with Olivia Williams

How to Read The Secret Life of the Savoy with Olivia Williams

London is one of the most popular cities to visit, great restaurants, bars, hotels, but it wasn’t always that way. One man’s vision changed everything when he opened a hotel that would become one of the most influential in the world. Our guest today introduces…

How to Read Shaken – Drinking with James Bond and Ian Fleming with Mia Johansson, Bobby Hiddleston & Edmund Weil

How to Read Shaken – Drinking with James Bond and Ian Fleming with Mia Johansson, Bobby Hiddleston & Edmund Weil

James Bond might be famous for drinking the Vodka Martini, shaken, not stirred, but his creator Ian Fleming had him drinking way more than that. What else, you may ask? Our guests today hold the answers. Sponsored by Ketel One, I welcomed Mia Johansson, Bobby…

How to Read The Distiller of London with Anistatia Miller & Jared Brown

How to Read The Distiller of London with Anistatia Miller & Jared Brown

We’re back with the Lush Life podcast, and I am thrilled to be here to tell you that the original London Dry Gin, way back when, was pink!  I didn’t believe it either until our guests presented me with a taste. Sponsored by Sipsmith, I…

How to Drink the Sazerac with Rhiannon Enlil

How to Drink the Sazerac with Rhiannon Enlil

Although the city of New Orleans is home to many classic cocktails, there is only one that has the honor of being its official cocktail, and that is the Sazerac. Sponsored by Louisiana Tourism, our episode today is all about the Sazerac cocktail and how…