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... 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...

Hedonism Meets... Andrea Wilson

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Michter's are now firmly established as one of America's greatest distillers and bottlers of fine whiskey. From Rye to Bourbon, Sour Mash and beyond - the team are winning praise from the critics and adulation from connoisseurs in equal measure. We caught up with Andrea Wilson, Head of Maturat...

Hedonism Meets... Mark Reynier

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Mark Reynier is a busy man. Following his triumphant reopening and revitalisation of closed Islay distillery Bruichladdich in the 2000s, Mark set his sights on Irish single malts founding Waterford on the south east coast of Ireland and distilling his first spirit there in 2015. The project ...