Destille Berlin is a craft spirit festival where for two days distilleries showcase their unique artisanal spirits. Everything must be sustainably made with natural ingredients and independently produced. This year you could sample anything from gin, rum, whisky, mezcal, vodka, aquavit, and cognac to fruit brandies and much more. Destille is open to buyers, distillers, […]
St. Giles – A Modern English Gin
The idea for St. Giles Gin came when professional diver Simon and his wife Alison were enjoying a range of gins at home. As a diver, Simon has travelled around the globe, and it soon became a habit for him to bring a bottle of gin from all his travels to sample at home. On […]
Take It Sloe This Winter
There is no way we can survive winter without some Sloe Gin. It makes a great winter warmer, or you can fix up a Sloe Gin Fizz to match any celebration. Unfortunately, I am too lazy to pick my own fruit, even though I always fancy making my own Sloe Gin… maybe next year… But […]
Hepple Gin – A Hot New Gin You Need to Try!
The location of the Hepple Estate is almost made for gin lovers as there are many unique botanicals growing in the wild, and the water running through the Northumberland National Park is some of the purest in Britain. Some of the botanicals used in Hepple Gin are in fact foraged from the Hepple Estate. There […]
Everything You Need to Know About Attending a Gin Festival
There are many gin events taking place across the UK and beyond throughout the year, but with World Gin Day (09th June this year) getting closer, it is a great time to talk about how to prepare for your next gin festival.
Women in Spirits Business: Lesley & Kathy
There was a time when women drinking whisky were considered to have low standards, but for men drinking whisky was a sign of a true man. Today, women drinking spirits is no biggie; it is considered sexy when you know what you like, whether it is asking for a specific whisky or how you like […]
Napue Gin – undoubtedly one of the World’s Best Gins
When it comes to Finnish products I can easily be biased, but in this case, whether you are a Finn or not, Napue Gin really is exceptional! If you haven’t tried it already, you are missing out on something special. Fear not, help is here. Simply enter the competition below and you may win a […]
Love PINK?? Then You’ll Love a Bottle of Heather Rose Gin!!
Heather Rose Gin is perfect for celebrations or to be enjoyed as an aperitif. It is fragrant and floral with subtle notes of rose. Seven botanicals – juniper, coriander seeds, orange and lemon peel, liquorice root, rose petals and purple heather flowers – all contribute to create a light, slightly sweet and floral yet spicy […]
The Gin Day – Milano
Yesterday I took part in Italy’s only gin fair known as The Gin Day. The event is held in Milan over two days and is organised by Bartenders.it. Unlike many other events, the fair is conveniently held on a Sunday and Monday when most bartenders will be enjoying a well-deserved day off. The Gin Day started […]