Negroni the Tucci way

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!

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Behind the Production Curtain

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 […]

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Pet Peeve… #GinClickBait

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 […]

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Gin Terroir – is it a thing?

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 […]

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