Manly Spirits Co. Distillery was founded in 2017 by husband and wife team, David Whittaker and Vanessa Wilton. As they prepare to launch in the UK in January 2019, we caught up with Vanessa and David to find out more!
Following the launch of Lord Trenchard Gin in 2018 to mark 100 years of the RAF, we caught up with Chris Gillan - military veteran and founder of the Heroes Drinks Company - to find out all about the gin, the charitable work it will contribute to, and Chris' plans to open a distillery staffed by military veterans.
In 2012, Stefan Winterling and his wife Eva Maier (both pictured below) launched their distillery and their Gin Eva range of gins. With their range of wonderful gins growing and the international availability of their gins also growing, we caught up with Stefan in December 2018 to find out all about how it started, what the distillery is like, how he produces the gins, what some of his favourite gins are, and what exciting plans are in store for the distillery.
The Lakes Distillery is the only distillery in The Lake District National Park and they make a classic London Dry gin in traditional copper pot stills, inspired by the surroundings and local natural beauty. We caught up with Dhavall Gandhi, Master Distiller at The Lakes Distillery, to find out how he got into the industry, what the distillery is like and how the gins are made.
Talula White, co-founder of Sekforde Drinks, used to work in advertising and originally started Sekforde Drinks as an experiment and a hobby. The business has grown rapidly since then and now produces mixers for gin, vodka, rum and whiskey.
We caught up with Talula to find out how it all started, how the mixers are made, what makes Sekforde for Gin different to tonic waters, and what some of her favourites gins to serve it with are.
With D1 London Gin continuing to grow in the UK and internationally, The Gin Guide caught up with Dominic Limbrey, the founder of D1 London Spirits to find out more.
Read on to discover the inspiration behind the gin, the botanicals and flavour profile, how best to serve D1 London Gin, what exciting plans are coming up, and what Dominic's favourite gins are (other than D1 London Gin of course!).
Having followed up their flagship gin, Chilgrove Gin, with their Chilgrove Bluewater Edition Gin and Bramble Gin, we caught up with co-founder Christopher Beaumont-Hutchings to find out all about Chilgrove Spirits' grape-based gins and how he moved from being a merchant banker in Sydney to being a successful UK gin producer!
This summer we visited Tunbridge Wells to catch up with Emma and Sam, two of the four Co-Founders of Pipehouse Gin, shortly after the launch of their debut flavoured gin - Earl Grey & Cucumber. Discover the stories behind Pipehouse Gin, how it all came about, and what their favourite gin is (other than Pipehouse of course!).
Peter in Florence Gin is an Italian London Dry Gin, distilled and bottled in a Tuscan farmhouse and made with a combination of traditional gin botanicals and Tuscan botanicals. We spoke to the Founder to find out all about the distillery, the gin, how it all came about, and what his favourite gin is!
Dominic and Anicca O'Nions are the husband and wife team behind Thunderflower Gin, based in Teignmouth, Devon. We caught up with Dominic to find out all about the gin, how it came about, how it is made, their favourite stories and their favourite gins!