Did you know that 70% of the gin made in the UK is actually made in Scotland? Scotland’s gin-producing areas can be separated into six different regions, and I thought I’d take a look to see if it is possible to identify what distinguishes each one. Between them they boast over 70 distilleries and hundreds […]
Pink gins have become crazy popular, made with a variety of ingredients from berries to cherry blossom. Pinkster Gin, however, was one of the first pink gins to lead the way. Their premium British pink gin is made with carefully selected juicy raspberries from the outskirts of Cambridge. What is pink gin? Originally, the slight […]
Pink gins have become ever so popular, and they aren’t just for the summer any more, but for all-year-round enjoyment. They are made with a variety of ingredients, from sweeter berries to juicy citrus to delicate florals. Some brands have based their recipe on the traditional pink gin, which was created with angostura bitters. I […]
Whatever your tipple there’s an event for you. You can choose anything between educational events with seminars or fun festivals with live music; all these events have a great range of brands and products. Some festivals can be spirits-specific, others have a little bit (or a lot!) of everything. Basically, you are spoiled for choice!
There is always a lot to see and do in Rome, and during the winter months you get to enjoy the eternal city without the hassle of too many tourists. Below I have listed some of my favourite things to do in Rome. Just wrap up warm and get walking. 1 Enjoy hot chocolate Italians […]
There is something about the smells of the Christmas season, when the air is filled with scents from sweet clementines, gingerbread, cinnamon, mulled wine and Christmas pudding. As mulled wine or eggnog might not be everyone’s cup of tea, I’ve decided to share some simple ideas for how to give your G&T a little Christmas […]
It is time to start considering what to get your loved ones for Christmas… It’s a mission I’d rather skip, but luckily there are some simple yet excellent drink-related options that will satisfy many. Whether you want to shop early to get it over and done with or you’re a last-minute shopper, you can get all these online without having to go through the pain of Christmas crowds!
Irish gins might have been overshadowed by Scottish and English gins, but the Irish do have their fair share of juniper spirits available. Ireland had only four gin distilleries four years ago, but today the number has increased to 18, with a further 16 already planned. Overall, there are more than 30 gin brands available […]
There are 128 operating Scotch Whisky distilleries across Scotland and over 50 gin producers. Amongst them there are a few that stand out due to their historical designs, beautiful views or just modern polished looks. I have listed my favourites below. Which ones have you visited?