The Gin Guide's Editor, Paul Jackson, visited Berkshire Botanical Distillery, based on the Yattendon estate in Berkshire, to see the distillery, catch up with founder Johnny Neill and distiller Tom Mead, and to find out more about their gins - including their Dry Gin and Sloe Gin which were Winners in The Gin Guide Awards 2022. Here's a sneak peek behind the scenes!
The Gin Guide's Editor, Paul Jackson, visited Sky Wave Distillery, based at Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire, to see the distillery, catch up with founders Andrew Parsons and Rachel Hicks, and to find out all about their gins - including their London Dry Gin that was a Winner in the Contemporary Gin category of The Gin Guide Awards 2021. Here's a look behind the scenes!
Puerto de Indias Gin have recently renovated their historic distillery in Spain and the wonderful Katie Hughes, founder of What's Katie Doing?, went behind the scenes at the colourful distillery and reported back for The Gin Guide on the distillery's history and what you can enjoy and experience there.
Fresh off the back of the Oxfordshire-based distillery being named 'New Distillery of the Year 2022' in The Gin Guide Awards, The Gin Guide's Editor, Paul Jackson, visited The Henley Distillery to see the distillery, enjoy their Gin Making Experience, catch up with Distiller, Jacob Wilson, and meet his family who make up the rest of The Henley Distillery team.
The Gin Guide's Editor, Paul Jackson, visited Chalgrove Artisan Distillery, based in Chalgrove in Oxfordshire, to see the family-run distillery, to catch up with founders and distillers, Bob and Jenny Clark, and to find out all about their OX Gin range, gin school and bar.
The Gin Guide's Editor, Paul Jackson, visited Willow Distillery, based in the hamlet of Thorncote Green in Bedfordshire, to see the county's only gin distillery, to catch up with founder Mary Vincent, to find out all about their Willow Tree Gin that features smoked botanicals, and to hear what's planned of the future.
The Gin Guide visited Roundwood Distillery, established in 2017 in rural Cambridgeshire, to meet co-founder Emily Robertson, see the distillery in person (which hosts tours and tastings for groups of 6-10 people) and to see the distillation in action.
After Norwich's St Giles Distillery was named as a Winner in the Flavoured Gin category of The Gin Guide Awards 2022 and having previously been a Winner with their original gin, The Gin Guide's editor, Paul Jackson, visited the distillery in Norwich to meet founder Simon Melton and find out more.
After Jake's Gin's success of being named as a Runner-Up in the London Dry and Traditional Gin categories of The Gin Guide Awards 2019, The Gin Guide's editor, Paul Jackson, visited the distillery in Essex to meet founder and distiller Edward May (and Jake the dog!) and find out more.
The Gin Guide visited Bullards Distillery in Norwich as the team are midway through the major redevelopment to turn a former agricultural showroom into their new home and distillery, which will host gin experiences and events - set to be a major attraction in the city.