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's Editor, Paul Jackson, visited Sky Wave Distillery, based at Bicester Heritage in Oxfordshire, to see the distillery, meet 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 sneak peek!
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 St Giles Distillery's success in winning the Flavoured Gin category of The Gin Guide Awards 2019 (a feat now repeated in 2020), 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.
Six years after first visiting Sipsmith's original distillery in Hammersmith, The Gin Guide went behind the scenes at Sipsmith's home in Chiswick to find out all about the distillery, hear the wonderful stories, and to see how things have changed.
In 2012, City of London Distillery become the first distillery in the City of London for almost 200 years. They now have a popular gin bar and range of gins, as well as offering distillery tours and gin making experiences. At the end of 2018 The Gin Guide went behind the scenes at City of London Distillery to find out all about the distillery, the stories and people behind it, and their range of gins. Read on to find out more!
Ian and Hilary launched Sacred Gin in 2009 and are pioneers of the UK craft gin industry. Having moved their production from their home to a new site above The Star pub in Highgate, Ian and Hilary now have a diverse product range and a fantastic and talented team working with them. The Gin Guide made a long-overdue visit to see the distillery for ourselves.