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GINSPIRED is a podcast where we talk about and celebrate everything about the wonderful juniper-laced spirit called GIN! I LOVE gin and I could seriously talk about it all day. There is SO Much to talk about when it comes to gin – and we are going to dive into all of it in future episodes. I’ll be speaking to guests from around the world including gin and mixer experts, distilleries, gin fans, and bartenders. In every episode, my guests and I will be sharing what we're drinking as well as fun GINcident stories. We are going to have so much fun, I can’t wait. I hope you will join me for this GINspired journey.

GINSPIRED is a podcast where we talk about and celebrate everything about the wonderful juniper-laced spirit called GIN! I LOVE gin and I could seriously talk about it all day. There is SO Much to talk about when it comes to gin – and we are going to dive into all of it in future episodes. I’ll be speaking to guests from around the world including gin and mixer experts, distilleries, gin fans, and bartenders. In every episode, my guests and I will be sharing what we're drinking as well as fun GINcident stories. We are going to have so much fun, I can’t wait. I hope you will join me for this GINspired journey.

Location:

Canada

Description:

GINSPIRED is a podcast where we talk about and celebrate everything about the wonderful juniper-laced spirit called GIN! I LOVE gin and I could seriously talk about it all day. There is SO Much to talk about when it comes to gin – and we are going to dive into all of it in future episodes. I’ll be speaking to guests from around the world including gin and mixer experts, distilleries, gin fans, and bartenders. In every episode, my guests and I will be sharing what we're drinking as well as fun GINcident stories. We are going to have so much fun, I can’t wait. I hope you will join me for this GINspired journey.

Language:

English


Episodes

How You Can Drink Gin & Help Save The Rhino, with Bill Perlot, Golden Rhino Gin

1/21/2022
On today’s episode, I welcome Bill Perlot - brand ambassador for The Golden Rhino Gin for our first episode of season 2. Today, we chat about Golden Rhino Gin (a rare gin), the Shared Universe Foundation and what it’s doing to protect endangered species such as the rhino, and what you can do to help. Like this episode? Please rate/review our podcast wherever you listen to podcasts. About Golden Rhino Gin Rhinos and gin do not have much in common… But what they do have is that The Shared...

Duration:00:17:16

Heather & Larry's GINstitute Adventure

1/7/2022
On today’s episode, I welcome back my good friend Carl Richards. Today, we chat about a super fun ginspired adventure that Larry and I had the summer of 2021 when we went to a GINstitute and learned how to make our own gin. Listen in as I share all that happened on this epic weekend including some GINcidents we had along the way. Last episode of Season 1. Help me name my gin - currently called H2! It's like a traditional London Dry but a bit heavier on the citrus and a bit of pepper. Send...

Duration:00:22:21

Year's Best GINcidents of 2021

12/31/2021
On today's episode, I welcome back my good friend Carl Richards. Today, we end out the year with a review of some of the best GINSPIRED GINcident stories of 2021! Together, we review 6 of the funniest GINcident stories of the year. Links to episodes mentioned: Still fired Distilleries – Episode 4 – Andrew Cameron The Art of Cocktail Creation – Episode 9 – Steve Murphy Adventures in Cookbook Creation – Episode 12 Julie Tastes 3 Gins – Episode 13 - Julie Butler How to Properly Taste a...

Duration:00:25:44

Easy Mixing Cocktail Recipes, with special guest Alexis Green, Fever-Tree

12/24/2021
On today’s episode, I welcome back Alexis Green Marketing Manager – for Fever-Tree Canada. We chat about Fever-Tree’s new book - Easy Mixing, my new book, holiday cooking, gin, holiday and birthday plans, and so much more. Please join us for this Christmas Eve show. Please drink responsibly! Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY Order your copy of EASY MIXING on Amazon TODAY About Fever-Tree... They started with the idea that, if ¾ of your drink is the mixer...

Duration:00:19:13

Holiday Gin Cocktails, with special guest Kate Dingwall

12/17/2021
On this episode, I welcome back Kate Dingwall, wine and spirits expert, journalist, and co-author of our upcoming gin cookbook. Together, we discuss yummy holiday gin cocktails, holiday gins, how long to keep Vermouth in the fridge, some great holiday gift suggestions, and so much more! We also share our cocktails of the day and a fun GINcident or two. Please drink responsibly! Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY About Kate Dingwall Kate Dingwall is a spirits...

Duration:00:19:01

The Martini Primer, with special guest Carl Richards

12/10/2021
On today's episode, I welcome back my good friend Carl Richards and we talk about The Martini! Yes, everything you didn't know you needed to know about its vague history, as well as the making, ordering, and drinking of a Martini. Dry, wet, dirty, classic, perfect, shaken vs stirred, we talk about it all in this funny and informative episode. Cheers! Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY You can find and follow GINspired at: https://theginshop.ca/ (for all your...

Duration:00:28:11

A Magical GINtertide, with special guest Carl Richards

12/3/2021
On today's episode, I welcome back my good friend Carl Richards. We welcome you to the magical season of GINtertide. We explain the holiday, share GINtertide traditions, and I tell a very special story. Please do join us for this rather hilarious episode. Happy GINTERTIDE!!! Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY You can find and follow GINspired at: https://theginshop.ca/ (for all your GINTERTIDE GINtastic clothing and fun gin related novelty...

Duration:00:15:38

Penrhos Spirits, with special guest Charlie Turner

11/26/2021
On today’s episode, my guest is Charlie Turner, farmer, distiller, and co-founder of Penrhos Spirits located in Herefordshire, UK. Today, we chat about the distillery and gin products, as well as Charlie’s path to becoming a distiller. He shares some funny GINcidents and we share cocktails. Please do join us. Grab your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY About Penrhos Spirits The Herefordshire Marches is a magical place, a natural border between England and Wales steeped in...

Duration:00:13:02

The Durham Distillery, with special guest Chris Ferg

11/19/2021
On today’s episode, my guest is Chris Ferg Co-Founder/Head Distiller of The Durham Distillery located in Ontario, Canada. Today, we learn about the distillery and gin products, as well as Chris’s path to becoming a distiller. We also share some laughs and of course cocktails. Grab your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY About The Durham Distillery The Durham Distillery was founded on a single, core principle: fine craftsmanship depends on strong, local relationships. Our...

Duration:00:22:22

How to Properly Taste a New Gin, with special guest Lesley Quinn

11/12/2021
On today’s episode, my guest is Lesley Quinn – an award-winning CMS & FWS sommelier and owner of Stellar Somm Wine Experts located here in Prince Edward Island. Today, Lesley shares some of her path to becoming a wine and spirits expert, and we learn HOW to properly taste a new gin (and what glass to use!), and we’ll discuss some of Lesley’s favs. Join us for this content-filled episode. Grab your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY About Lesley Quinn Lesley was born and...

Duration:00:26:17

GINanigans in Sussex, with special guest Lou Bolden-Flett

11/5/2021
On today’s episode, my guest is Lou Bolden-Flett - a seriously funny GINthusiast, living in Sussex, England. Today, we chat about our love of GIN, we swap gin stories, Lou shares her top 5 gins, and we definitely get up to some GINanigans. Be prepared to laugh when you join us for this episode. Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY You can find and follow GINspired at: https://theginshop.ca/ (for all your GINtastic clothing and fun gin related novelty...

Duration:00:21:05

THE WONDERS OF GIN WITH BEEF, PORK, & LAMB

10/29/2021
On today's episode, I welcome back my good friend Carl Richards. We talk about the wonders of gin cooked in beef, pork, and lamb recipes. I share 3 GINSPIRED recipes, we share some laughs and of course cocktails. Please do join us for this tasty GINtastic episode. Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY You can find and follow GINspired at: https://theginshop.ca/ (for all your GINtastic clothing and fun gin related novelty...

Duration:00:17:21

GIN & CHOCOLATE

10/22/2021
On today's episode, I welcome back my good friend Carl Richards. We talk about the wonders of gin and chocolate and how they are truly a match made in Heaven. I share 4 chocolate GINSPIRED recipes, we share some laughs and of course cocktails. Please do join us for this chocolatey GINtastic episode. Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY You can find and follow GINspired at: https://theginshop.ca/ (for all your GINtastic clothing and fun gin related novelty...

Duration:00:13:10

THE MARTINI CLUB

10/15/2021
On today’s episode, I’m excited to welcome Marlene Cameron – Clarity & Confidence Coach, Speaker, Trainer! We’re going to chat about her experiences with gin and her Martini Club. She'll share some tips on how to have your own Martini Club, we'll have some laughs and of course sip Martinis. Please join us. Pre-Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY NOTE: pre-orders prior to Oct. 15, 2021, should arrive before the holidays. Any orders after that could come after the...

Duration:00:15:16

JULIE TASTES 3 GINS

10/8/2021
On today's episode, I’m excited to welcome my amazing friend Julie Butler – real estate agent extraordinaire! Shockingly, Julie hasn’t really tried many gin brands and so today she’ll be trying three gins that she has never had before. We’ll make a gin lover out of her I’m sure. We also share the story of how we met and Julie shares a hilarious GINcident. Join us as she experiences these gin brands for the first time. Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY About...

Duration:00:26:01

ADVENTURES IN COOKBOOK CREATION

10/1/2021
On today's episode, we switch things up a bit and I'm the guest! Carl Richards, my podcast mentor and friend, interviews me on what it takes to create and publish a cookbook. It's quite the GINspired journey that you don't want to miss. If you've ever wondered what it takes to create a cookbook, this is your episode. We also share some laughs ( talk about why Larry ate carrot cake off the floor) and of course cocktails! Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY You can...

Duration:00:15:04

ROMEO'S GIN

9/24/2021
On today's episode, I'm speaking with Nicolas Duvernois – founder of romeo’s gin and Pur Vodka. Today, we’ll be chatting about how Nicolas got started in the spirits industry, the story behind romeo’s gin and the artwork they use on the bottles, art museums, and so much more. We had a ton of fun on this episode sharing cocktail recipes and stories. Please do join us. About Nicolas Duvernois Entrepreneur at heart, Nicolas Duvernois always had his head full of ideas. It was in 2006, after a...

Duration:00:24:06

BEYOND THE G&T - FEVER-TREE MIXERS

9/17/2021
On today's episode, I welcome back Alexis Green Marketing Manager – for Fever-Tree Canada. Today, we chat about going beyond the Gin and Tonic and we’ll discover OTHER mixers you can use in a cocktail, as well as some fall inspired cocktails. We share cocktails and of course have some laughs. About Fever-Tree... They started with the idea that, if ¾ of your drink is the mixer #mixwiththebest. They work with only the best naturally sourced ingredients from around the world with no...

Duration:00:17:09

THE ART OF COCKTAIL CREATION

9/10/2021
On today’s episode, I’m on location with my guest Steve Murphy, co-owner of Slaymaker & Nichols Gastro House, located right here in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Together, we chat about the history of the location, Steve's philosophy, process and approach to creating VERY tasty original cocktails, how you can adopt his process at home, as well as a rather hilarious GINcident. About Steve Murphy Steve is the co-owner of Slaymaker & Nichols Gastro House and The Blue Mussel...

Duration:00:15:08

CREATING GINFUSIONS

9/3/2021
On this episode, I welcome back Kate Dingwall, wine and spirits expert, journalist, and co-author of our upcoming gin cookbook. Together, we discuss the ins and outs of creating and using GINfusions (infusing gin with something yummy). We also share our cocktails of the day and a fun GINcident or two. Order your copy of GINSPIRED: The Ultimate Gin Cookbook TODAY About Kate Dingwall Kate Dingwall is a spirits and wine writer by day, and working WSET-trained sommelier/bartender at an...

Duration:00:12:22