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Our history

The Highlands of Scotland

The Highlands of Scotland

c. 2008

The founding families. The Last Drop Distillers was founded in 2008 by two icons of the spirits industry, Tom Jago and James Espey OBE. Their aim was to curate the world’s most remarkable spirits, finding treasures across different spirit categories and sharing them with those who seek the genuinely extraordinary. This passion for exploration and discovery continues to this day: Tom and James’ daughters: Rebecca Jago and Beanie Geraedts-Espey joined The Last Drop in 2014 to help share their fathers’ vision with a wider audience. Now, as Rebecca takes the helm, a staunch advocacy for excellence remains as much a personal mantra as a professional one. The Last Drop is driven by integrity, and each of its releases is saturated with stories of the journey.

Dame Jeannes in a cellar in Cognac

Dame Jeannes in a cellar in Cognac

Meet The Last Drop team

THE LAST DROP TEAM is now led by Rebecca Jago, daughter of co-founder, Tom Jago. Working alongside Rebecca is Alice Small, Global Marketing & Sales Manager, and Oli Brimacombe, Operations & Logistics Executive.

The team is committed to seeking out and bringing to our customers only the finest and most remarkable aged spirits, and to safeguarding not only the legacy of the founders but also the principles on which they created the business.

Nothing gives me quite as much pleasure as seeing the delight and surprise when someone tastes one of our remarkable spirits for the first time.

You will find us in the four corners of the world, talking to friends old and new, tasting extraordinary liquids and savouring the stories behind them.

Most important, however, is the joy that we all take in sharing our discoveries and stories with our customers and friends. We are all at the end of the telephone, or on email, and we take the greatest pleasure in hearing from our friends, wherever they may be.

We look forward to sharing a Last Drop with you all very soon.


Rebecca Jago

Rebecca Jago is the only daughter of Tom Jago, co-founder of The Last Drop Distillers, and legend of the drinks industry. She grew up in London with her parents and three brothers, learning about wine, beer and spirits (and Baileys!) almost by osmosis. Following a degree in linguistics and a career in the design industry, Rebecca joined The Last Drop in 2014 to work alongside her father and his co-founder James Espey. She is now the Managing Director, leading the team as they bring the wonders of The Last Drop bottles to customers around the world.

Rebecca is in her element sharing the stories of The Last Drop discoveries and her passion for the business with friends new and old. She has two grown up children: her daughter has the distinction of having our intuitive decanter, Phoebe, named after her.

Rebecca’s favourite of our releases (so far) is the 1925 Grande Champagne Cognac: in her own words “as well as being a truly delicious cognac, with a remarkable story to tell, it has the added significance of having been distilled the year my father was born, and bottled the year he died: a fitting testament to a wonderful man.”


Oli Brimacombe

Oli Brimacombe is the latest member The Last Drop team, serving as our Operations Executive. With a passion for efficiency and excellence, Oli plays an essential role in ensuring that the business runs smoothly, with a particular focus on customer service.

Originally from the bustling city of London, Oli has a degree in Economics and International Politics from a top US college, and is fluent in Mandarin: both of which have a significant part to play in their contribution to The Last Drop team.

Since joining the world of remarkable spirits, Oli has fallen in love both with the story behind the brand, and the stories of the discovery of some of their bottlings.

When asked about their favourite release, Oli admits it’s a tough choice, but they are particularly fond of Release No 30, our 20YO Japanese Blended Malt Whisky aged in a Mizunara oak cask. They appreciate a flavour profile that honours the origins of the blend while reflecting the impact of the unique Mizunara cask on the flavour profile.

Oli takes great pride in being a part of the team bringing such exceptional products to customers around the world.

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