Friday 10 July, 2020

What's Up? Appleton Master Blender Joy Spence talks spirited journey

Joy Spence examines one her products.

Joy Spence examines one her products.

Without question, Appleton Estate’s Master Blender, Joy Spence, is a living legend whose name is etched in history as the first woman to hold the position of Master Blender in the spirits industry.

She sat down with Loop News for this week's What's Up? to discuss her nearly 40-year journey with the iconic rum brand - from joining as Chief Chemist in 1981.

Spence also talks about being inspired by her predecessor and mentor, former Master Blender Owen Tulloch; her experience as a woman in the industry; her favourite drink and more.

Watch the all-new What's Up? in the video below.

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