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Sunday 2 August 2015

Gin

Kirsty’s Gin taps into local botanicals

A Scottish distillery has produced what it claims is the country’s first single estate gin, based on local ingredients in a “farm-to-bottle” approach.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 No Comments »

Own label spirits fly high

Retailers’ own label ranges showed their strength as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its spirits results for 2015.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

New brand toasts gin’s northern heritage

Manchester is due to become the latest English city to boast its own gin with the launch of Thomas Dakin Gin, named in honour of an 18th century gin pioneer.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Distillery dives deep for seaweed gin

A distillery is set to release the first gin produced in the Scotland’s Western Isles made using seaweed hand-dived from the seas around the Isle of Harris.

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

Gin distillery wins shed of the year 2015

A wooden shack housing a gin distillery, farm shop and Wild West saloon bar has been named shed of the year in Channel 4’s annual competition.

Monday, July 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Hendrick’s launches bartender training tool

British gin brand Hendrick’s has created an online training site to help bartenders make “the perfect Hendrick’s and tonic”.

Friday, July 10th, 2015 No Comments »

UK gin scene adds Spanish accent

A company that claims to be “Spain’s first urban distillery” is bringing an Iberian twist to the thriving UK gin scene.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 No Comments »

Range of Victorian gins launched in UK

A range of gins celebrating the Victorian gin-making era has been launched in the UK.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

EU spirits trade calls for fresh approach

Spirits producers in the EU will “achieve much more” if they follow a new strategy to focus on building exports outside the continent, a market report has claimed.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine and Waterloo

Gin rations and recreating the Battle of Waterloo at the dinner table, even 200 years after the event this pivotal moment in history never fails to fascinate.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

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