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 […]

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Pink Gins for Valentine’s Day

Pink gin was originally created to cure seasickness. Plymouth Gin was simply mixed with a few drops of angostura bitters. Soon the sailors brought the recipe to the mainland and it became a popular drink in bars across England. Today we can enjoy a range of pink gins with flavours varying from tangy rhubarb to […]

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What will we be drinking in 2018?

There is increasing interest in spirits – how they are made, where are they produced and how best to enjoy them. Location and sustainability are the growing concerns. Therefore 2018 will be a great year for spirits, especially for the crafty ones, but I am confident there will be room for some old classics as […]

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The Finest Spirits Require Premium Mixers

I am always amazed at how many people overlook the importance of mixers and how they can transform your drink. You might spend ages scanning through the gin list but hardly think about your mixer…  “Could I have The Botanist and Tonic, please”… Have a think… Have you spent any time exploring the range of […]

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5 Delicious Party Drinks with Fentimans!

I enjoy mixing drinks at home, but sometimes I feel like I end up spending the whole night just shaking and stirring and filling up other people’s glasses. So when Fentimans asked me to play around with their mixers to come up with some yummy alcoholic drinks for the festive period, I realised this was […]

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Italian Gins from the Mountains

History You might have heard about genever, and how gin making started in Holland. But in fact, gin production can be traced back to 11th-century Italy, with many believing it was the Benedictine monks who first began distilling juniper spirits in a monastery in beautiful Salerno. The monks combined the base spirit with herbs, spices, […]

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The Italian Dream Continues… Try Malfy Gin Originale!

You might be familiar with Malfy Gin Con Limone, the gin that captures the Italian dream holiday in a bottle. Malfy Gin Originale continues this Italian story, but this time the focus is on the mountains of Northern Italy. The style of the bottle is a perfect match to their Con Limone, but instead of […]

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Ginerosity – A Gin That Does Good

Ginerosity is a gin that helps disadvantaged young adults to build a great future for themselves by offering them different projects in Scotland and abroad. The team behind this project all have a passion for doing good and helping others, and with this gin they can give something back to the community. Tell me more! […]

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Boozy Christmas Gift Guide for Any Budget!

This year just flew by, I am still not in terms with the idea of Christmas being only few weeks away! Even if I am definitely not a cold weather person, I am a huge fan of the festive period. Candlelight, cute decorations, Christmas markets and most importantly, all the food and drink you can […]

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