This is part 2 of a Scottish Gin Mini Negroni test – to celebrate International Scottish Gin Day 2020Read More Scottish Gin: Mini Negroni Test – Part 2
I decided to try a few of my Scottish Gins in Mini Negroni to taste test them side by side (part 1)Read More Scottish Gin: Mini Negroni Test – Part 1
Examining the phrase ‘Gin Snob’ what could it mean?Read More Sticks and Stones…
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?