Judy Murray named 'chief foliage officer' by Pimm's following Twitter rant

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Judy Murray named 'chief foliage officer' by Pimm's following Twitter rant

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Judy Murray has been named as ‘chief foliage officer’ by Pimm’s, after revealing her disgust at excess mint being served in a drink.

The mother of former Wimbledon champ Andy Murray has been appointed by the drinks brand to ensure bar staff know how to create the perfect tennis tipple.

Last year, a tweet venting her dismay at being served a Pimm’s with “a foliage overdose” went viral, revealing excessive amounts of mint protruding from the top of her glass.

Recognising Judy as a stickler for standards, Pimm’s bosses offered the former Scottish national tennis coach a job on their team in a newly-created role of chief foliage officer.


Judy Murray said: “My recipe for a perfect summer’s afternoon is a delicious glass of Pimm’s – and some great tennis.

“Jamie and Andy can take care of the tennis bit – I’ll be focusing on making sure we get the right amount of mint in our Pimm’s.”


Judy has recorded a training video for bartenders to be distributed across the UK in a bid to avoid any more foliage blunders.

Elly Martin, Pimm’s brand manager, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Judy to the team as our newly-appointed Pimm’s chief foliage officer. Mint management is key to a great glass of Pimm’s and we know Judy is a perfectionist and doesn’t settle for second best.” 

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