The Negroni Club paid a virtual visit to Sacred DistilleryRead More Negroni Club UK… at Sacred distillery
Many of you may have seen the Stanley Tucci on YouTube, where he makes a Negroni in an unconventional (but listed on a Campari bottle) way. I decided to follow his instructions… but ultimately found that I could not!Read More Negroni the Tucci way
February 28, 2019 This time I thought I would delve a little into the subject of the different ways in which the owner of a gin brand (an individual or company) can get Gin into a bottle that has their label proudly emblazoned on the front of it. It’s worth stating loud and clear again […]Read More Behind the Production Curtain
February 19, 2019 Work in Progress here…. Feed back is being requested (Update 27th Feb 2019…. I have updated the flow chart and now publishing it wider via a separate page HERE) Also, here is a link back to my main regulations pageRead More Gin Flow Chart – useful or not?
February 10, 2019 Now this post may or may not be contentious (depending on who employs you). Regulation does exist with regards to the spirit drink known as Gin. I have placed links to these regulations as a page on my blog HERE There are some that say that we should not stifle innovation in the […]Read More A little game of “Gin” or “Spirit Drink”
January 31, 2019 Now I realise its that time of year for anything pink, glittery or fluffy to be sold in the name of “St Valentine”. But Journalists don’t even try to hide their inner glee when reporting about something that has Gin in the title of the product. The article text calls the product […]Read More Pet Peeve… #GinClickBait
Originally published January 13, 2019 Recent twitter posts and online media articles and blogs have compelled me to jot down a few personal thoughts about provenance in spirits production/marketing. Just to put a few things straight, for those of you that believe I may be a garnish short of a G and T as you have seen […]Read More Gin Terroir – is it a thing?
November 19, 2018 Now I like my Gin, and I guess as you have kindly taken the time to visit my fledgling blog musings, you like Gin too. Whilst I was thinking a little while ago about the whole “is it or is it not gin?” discussion, I got thinking what makes a good G&T?I don’t mean […]Read More Gin and Tonic (is it G’n’T…or T’n’G?)
November 18, 2018 And so I have finally been inspired by @talkginpod to put my long considered thoughts on ‘the great gin debate’. I have lost count of the number of times I have filled in Twitter posts and got to the 4/x post and given up and then deleted before posting. So I figured […]Read More Gin debate / discussion / disagreement
Following the Gin debate held in London on 6th September 2018, I have decided to create this blog space to pull together my thoughts on discussions. There appear to be many existing legal and regulatory instruments at our disposal – just that they are not very well sign posted. The first use of the blog […]Read More The Gin Debate – 6th September 2018