With the gin industry in New Zealand rapidly picking up speed and with its gins gaining a strong reputation across the world, we caught up with New Zealand gin pioneer Anthony Michalik (centre-left in photo) to find out all about this exciting, growing sector.
Anthony is the Christchurch based MD of The Spirit Workshop distillery and Curiosity Gin, as well as having launched 'Gindulgence' - New Zealand's first ever gin festival.
In the latest in our 'World of Gin' series, enjoy an insight into how the gin market is developing in Greece. Following the success of Greece's Grace Gin in The Gin Guide Awards 2018, we spoke to its founder Lila Dimopoulou for a first-hand view and to find out if Greece has more spirits to offer than the ever-popular ouzo.
With an already well established reputation in whisky production, the Japanese spirits industry is now also looking to gin. To find out more about the Japanese gin industry, The Gin Guide spoke to George Koutsakis, Creative Director of Dekantā - the Japanese spirits retailer that is opening up exclusive Japanese gins to the rest of the world.
Read on to find out all about Japan's new found love of gin and the growing gin market in Asia.