MEET THE 

COLLABORATORS

Take a look at the incredible team of drink-makers who make Rude Mechanicals what it is. Some of them have been friends of ours for a really long time. Others, we’ve had the privilege of getting to know more recently. All of them are experts at what they do.

DR JOHN WALTERS

John is the Master Distiller at English Spirit in Essex. A doctor of Biochemistry and drinks-making wizard, John has spent his life perfecting the art of distillation and is the perfect partner for Vineyard Gin and Vigneron Rum products.

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ERIC MONNIN

Eric is an incredible winemaker and even better friend. Having trained in Champagne and Burgundy, Eric now spends his time making and blending wine all over the world. When he's not in the vineyard, he's on his Harley.

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SAMANTHA BAILEY

We've known Samantha for almost 30 years. Widely regarded to have an exceptional palate, Samantha is a flavour expert like no other. She's our botanical engineer and a handy sense check for the quality of our products.

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