Ferdinand’s releases wine-infused gin

29th January, 2014 by Lauren Eads

A Riesling-infused gin is set to hit the UK market joining a host of craft gin distillers currently enjoying a resurgence in the spirit’s popularity.

ferdinand_poster_web

Gin’s popularity have boomed in recent year’s with craft distillers releasing increasingly unusual and creative infusions on to the market.

This latest innovation sees Ferdinand’s bring wine and gin together to create a Riesling wine infused 44% abv gin.

Described as “fun” and “delightful” to the palate, Ferdinand’s Saar Dry gin is infused with carefully picked Riesling grapes from the steep shale slopes of the Zilliken estate on the Saarburger Rausch site in Germany.

Before being infused with Riesling wine, the gin is distilled with botanicals including juniper, lavender, rosa canina, sloe, rosehip, angelica, hop blossom, rose, coriander, ginger and lemon-scented thyme.

Produced by Master Distiller Andreas Vallendar, Ferdinand’s gin is distilled exclusively in small batches using regional, usually home-grown ingredients, and avoiding the use of industrial production methods.

The spirit is named after Royal Prussian District Forester, Ferdinand Geltz, the historical figure who also co-founded the VDP Mosel-Saar-Ruwer growers’ group.

Ferdinand’s Saar Dry Gin is expected to be released in the UK in February 2014 priced at £17.95 a bottle.

2 Responses to “Ferdinand’s releases wine-infused gin”

  1. Alan Kay says:

    Is this now available? Who stocks it?

  2. Paul Neal says:

    Hi Alan, I appreciate this reply is a little late. It took longer then expected to get the gin onto our shores. However you can now purchase Ferdinand’s from both Amathus and Master of Malt to name a few.

    hope this finds you and helps.

    Paul

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Fine Wine Logistics Coordinator

IG Wines
London, GB

Brand Ambassador East Coast USA - Ableforth’s

Maverick Drinks
New York - field-based, USA

Brand Ambassador West Coast USA - Ableforth’s

Maverick Drinks
San Francisco / Los Angeles - field-based, USA

Global Travel Retail Manager

Maverick Drinks
London, UK

Portfolio Ambassador - Europe

Maverick Drinks
North West Europe - field-based, UK

Senior Partner Manager - Grocery

Maverick Drinks
London/Field Based, UK

Sales Executive

Woolf Sung Ltd
London

Trade Marketing Manager - Maverick Drinks

Maverick Drinks
London / Kent

Business Development Executive Central London

William Grant & Sons UK
London

PR & Communications Officer - Atom Group

ATOM Supplies Limited
London, UK

Crus Bourgeois du Médoc 2015 Official Selection Tasting

London,United Kingdom
21st Sep 2017

The City Wine Show

London,United Kingdom
22nd Sep 2017

Almaviva 2015 Vintage and Vertical Tasting

London,United Kingdom
28th Sep 2017
Click to view more

Global Chardonnay Masters 2017

Deadline : 29th September 2017

The Global Riesling Masters 2017

Deadline : 29th September 2017

Click to view more

The Global Rosé Masters 2017

With wines from the palest of pink to almost ruby red, bone dry to almost cloyingly sweet, reductively handled to barrel-aged, as well as gently spritzy to fully sparkling.

The Global Organic Masters 2017

The drinks business is thrilled to announce the launch of The Global Organic Masters

Click to view more