Interviews

“Hedonism meets…” brings to life the people and places behind the myriad wonderful wines and spectacular spirits we offer to Hedonists worldwide. Below is our full archive from the series – enjoy!

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Hedonism Meets... Richard Paterson and Gregg Glass

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Richard Paterson and Gregg Glass represent the past, present and future of Scotch Whisky powerhouse Dalmore. Richard has been at the helm of the distillery for over 40 years, currently holding the post of Master Distiller. Greg Glass joined Dalmore as whisky maker in 2016 and has spent ...

Hedonism Meets... Ted Lemon

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Ted Lemon is one California's most famous and acclaimed winemakers. A passionate, driven oenologist with a deep understanding of agriculture and experience making Pinot Noir and Chardonnay at some of Burgundy's greatest domaines, Ted became the first American to run a Burgundian estate in th...

Hedonism Meets... Draw Mayville and Harlen Wheatley

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Drew Mayville and Harlen Wheatley are both titans of American whisky. Drew is Master Blender at Sazerac and Director of Quality at Buffalo Trace and has more than forty years in the industry. Harlen is the Master Distiller at Buffalo Trace and a four-time James Beard Award nominee in Outstanding ...

Hedonism Meets... Joy Spence

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Joy Spence is an icon of the Rum industry and needs little introduction. Having spent forty years working at one of the Caribbean's most famous distilleries and rising to the role of Master Blend, Joy is uniquely placed to give an insight into the past, present and future of one of the world's fa...

Hedonism Meets... Egon Muller

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For the next installment in our series of winemaker interviews, we caught up with one of Germany's oenoligcal superstars - Egon Muller IV. If Riesling is the 'king of grapes', that surely makes Egon is surely the 'king of Riesling'. The head of a family-owned winery that has been m...