The Balvenie features in Walpole series

The Balvenie features in Walpole series

As part of the ‘Love Letters from Britain’ series, The Balvenie tells a tale of ultimate craftmanship

News | 14 Jul 2021

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The Balvenie Speyside single malt has announced its participation in a series commissioned by Walpole and produced by BBC StoryWorks' Commercial Productions, named ‘Love Letters from Britain’.
David C. Stewart, MBE and Kelsey McKechnie

In this first-of-its-kind series of short films, the audience are able to delve into the hearts and heritage of British luxury brands. The series takes the time to explore how British luxury brands are working to lead the way in defining a new era of luxury, centring the brand philosophy on the heritage, a care for the crafts and its craftsmen.

The Balvenie film begins with global brand ambassador Gemma Paterson telling the stories of The Balvenie’s whisky making process, as well as the makers behind the brand at the distillery. Here the brand showcasing the dedication, craftsmanship, and passion that goes into making every drop of whisky.
Gemma Paterson, The Balvenie global brand ambassador

The film also takes the opportunity to shine a light on the story of two of the characters from The Balvenie: industry legend, malt master David C. Stewart, MBE, and one in the making, apprentice malt master Kelsey McKechnie. The work that the duo are doing to maintain the quality and consistency of The Balvenie liquid is uncovered throughout the video, alongside their passion and dedication to the craft.

Letters from Britain is available for international audiences on a dedicated BBC StoryWorks’ digital hub, for UK audiences please head here.
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