just the Answer - James Espey, The Last Drop Distillers

just the Answer - James Espey, The Last Drop Distillers

From heading up Bailey's in its formative years and chairman of Chivas Brothers, to launching Malibu, Piat d'Or and the Classic Malts range, James Espey has been one of the drinks industry's true innovators over the last 40 years. His latest venture, The Last Drop Distillers, has taken him into the ultra-premium spirits industry. He talks to Chris Brook-Carter about his plans for the business, his fears for the spirits industry and why the recession is a good thing.