1 hr 3 min

Balvenie BFFs Dram Fine

    • Food

On this episode we welcome guests Jamie Johnson (Balvenie National Brand Ambassador) and Gemma Patterson (Balvenie Global Brand Ambassador)! They share how they became part of the Balvenie family and what moments sparked their love for whisky. They also take us through the new Balvenie Stories Range and why these distillery stories are so special. 

Jamie and Gemma then lead Chelsey and Pam through a tasting of one of the great Balvenies - The Caribbean Cask. 


LINKS

Gemma's Podcast The Balvenie - https://open.spotify.com/show/4ZGTi7vPspNI4N4q09KY7O

Raw Craft with Anthony Bourdain - The Balvenie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmbfBt5TCAY

Follow them on Instagram! 
Jamie Johnson -  @bourbonthing
Gemma Patterson - @balveniegem

TIME STAMPS

3:18 - Chelsey is to Jamie as Pam is to Gemma
4:00 - we talk about the wonders of Canadian Accents
3:49 - Chelsey does a horrible impression of an Albertan. Sorry!
5:29 - Jamie talks about how Bourbon was the spirit that got her into whisky : Kudos to Dixon from the Beaumont Inn in  Kentucky
8:50 - Gemma talks about her start in the whisky industry and how she can speak Russian
10:15 - How beating for Pheasants got Gemma a job at a Distillery 
16:14 -  How to become a brand ambassador
18:00  - Why their visit to Newfoundland was Jamie and Gemma’s favourite trip together
21:58 - More love for Newfoundland and kissing the Cod
24:04 - Gemma and pocket eggs
24:50 - Balvenie Stories Range and how its exclusive to Alberta!
26:00 Information about the Stories Range
29:15 Gemma’s Podcast "The Balvenie"  Plug! 
32:50 Bal-VEE-ne or Bal-VEN-ne?
34:39 Gemma and Jamie talk about receiving the General Distilling Certificate
42:25 How Gemma closed Park Ave 
44:15 Working with Anthony Bourdain 
48:30 - Caribbean Cask Tasting
1:00 :23 Gemma recites a haiku with relaxing music in the background
1:01:05 Pickle the Dog (kinda a big deal) makes an appearance
1:01:25 Another Gemma haiku to close the show

On this episode we welcome guests Jamie Johnson (Balvenie National Brand Ambassador) and Gemma Patterson (Balvenie Global Brand Ambassador)! They share how they became part of the Balvenie family and what moments sparked their love for whisky. They also take us through the new Balvenie Stories Range and why these distillery stories are so special. 

Jamie and Gemma then lead Chelsey and Pam through a tasting of one of the great Balvenies - The Caribbean Cask. 


LINKS

Gemma's Podcast The Balvenie - https://open.spotify.com/show/4ZGTi7vPspNI4N4q09KY7O

Raw Craft with Anthony Bourdain - The Balvenie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmbfBt5TCAY

Follow them on Instagram! 
Jamie Johnson -  @bourbonthing
Gemma Patterson - @balveniegem

TIME STAMPS

3:18 - Chelsey is to Jamie as Pam is to Gemma
4:00 - we talk about the wonders of Canadian Accents
3:49 - Chelsey does a horrible impression of an Albertan. Sorry!
5:29 - Jamie talks about how Bourbon was the spirit that got her into whisky : Kudos to Dixon from the Beaumont Inn in  Kentucky
8:50 - Gemma talks about her start in the whisky industry and how she can speak Russian
10:15 - How beating for Pheasants got Gemma a job at a Distillery 
16:14 -  How to become a brand ambassador
18:00  - Why their visit to Newfoundland was Jamie and Gemma’s favourite trip together
21:58 - More love for Newfoundland and kissing the Cod
24:04 - Gemma and pocket eggs
24:50 - Balvenie Stories Range and how its exclusive to Alberta!
26:00 Information about the Stories Range
29:15 Gemma’s Podcast "The Balvenie"  Plug! 
32:50 Bal-VEE-ne or Bal-VEN-ne?
34:39 Gemma and Jamie talk about receiving the General Distilling Certificate
42:25 How Gemma closed Park Ave 
44:15 Working with Anthony Bourdain 
48:30 - Caribbean Cask Tasting
1:00 :23 Gemma recites a haiku with relaxing music in the background
1:01:05 Pickle the Dog (kinda a big deal) makes an appearance
1:01:25 Another Gemma haiku to close the show

1 hr 3 min