A Florence Day Trip for Gin Lovers

Tuscany is a wine lover’s dream, but these days it will also satisfy many gin enthusiasts. Hidden amongst the rolling hills of Tuscany, just outside Florence, is a small gin distillery with spectacular views. If you are looking for something different to do during your trip to Florence, I recommend hiring a car and heading […]

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Time Out for Gin?

Recently, a friend asked me what is going on with gins, as the last few ‘gins’ she tried were very disappointing. To be honest, I realised I’ve not been too keen on some of the recent gins either and find the endless new versions a bit, well… meh. Since the opening of the Sipsmith Distillery […]

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How to Order a Martini Like a Boss – some Martini variations explained

There are many variations of a Martini and sometimes it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the choice. With these tips, however, you will quickly sound like an expert, exploring the different versions of the classic cocktail and finding the most appealing version that suits you. Let’s start with the basics… Firstly, the original Martini was, […]

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