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Small batch wonder

Fossil Coast Gin is a new premium gin, recently described by CITY AM as a “small-batch wonder” – that explores the rich and fruitful flavours across the Devon and Dorset’s Jurassic Coast – is the must-have drink this summer.  Fossil Coast Gin, founded by father and son duo, Wayne and Jack Munday, is inspired by […]

New look for The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden Distillery, based near Edinburgh on the edge of the Pentland Hills Regional Park, has unveiled a striking new brand identity. The company’s innovative new packaging design reinforces their ‘Rooted in Nature’ ethos and their sustainability credentials. In May 2021 that the company completed a successful rebranding programme and announced their new managing director, […]

World Cider Day 3 June 2021

Coinciding with World Cider Day – 3 June 2021 – award-winning Napton Cidery has launched a limited edition cider to mark launch of their new taproom. The day has been a long time coming for the owners of Napton Cidery, whose grand opening plans were cancelled due to the first Covid-19 lockdown. During the lockdown Jolyon […]

Isle of Harris Gin goes west

Isle of Harris Distillery, a boutique distillery founded in 2015 on the Isle of Harris, situated in the Outer Hebrides off Scotland’s far north-western coast has partnered with MISA Imports, a US wine and spirits import company based in Dallas, Texas. The multi-award-winning Isle of Harris Gin is known for its use of sugar kelp […]

DrinkWell’s new low cal IPA

DrinkWell, the specialist retailer specialising in low calorie alcoholic drinks, has launched its own IPA to spearhead their lower calorie and low carb beer portfolio. DrinkWell IPA is a classically brewed IPA at 4.1% ABV, but only contains 99 calories and 3g carbohydrates per 330ml bottle; it is also suitable for gluten-free and vegan diets. […]

Brighton Gin is bound for Oz

Following a year of meticulous planning, involving late nights and early morning Zoom calls, the owner of Brighton Gin is delighted to announce that their products will now be available in Australia. There have been various Customs hurdles to overcome, but in the very near future the gin will be available to order online for […]

Success for Navy Strength Gin

Thunderflower Distillery’s newest Navy Strength Gin, FireShip 58, won two awards at the recent 2021 Gin Guide Awards – winning in the Navy Strength Gin category and named as Industry Choice Award for Gin (awarded to the gin that received the highest number of nominations from industry experts). Gins from more than 30 countries competed […]

Rebrand for the Old Curious

The Old Curiosity Distillery recently announced that it is being re-named as The Secret Garden Distillery, which coincides with the appointment of a new managing director, André de Almeida. From the 3 May 2021 the business will become The Secret Garden Distillery and their gins will be sold under the Secret Garden Gin brand. In […]

Two heads are better…

Smuggled from Cornwall is a unique collaboration between Cornwall’s oldest cider maker, Haye Farm, and Cornwall’s first plough-to-bottle distillery (and San Francisco World Spirits 2020 Double Gold Winner), Colwith Farm Distillery. The idea of working together started to germinate when Bill Cole, of Haye Farm, and Steve Dustow of Colwith Farm, shared a stand in […]

Silver for Wolftown Gin

Wolftown Gin, which is produced by Wolftown from Ulverston, Cumbria, has won a silver medal at the 2021 London Spirits Competition. Wolftown Gin, which scored 86 points, was judged on quality, value and packaging. Where other competitions focus solely on technical competence and distilling prowess, the London Spirits Competition evaluates drinks for their all round […]