From 10 distilleries to almost 200 distilleries in just 10 years - it's an exciting time for the Australian gin industry. To find out all about the history, the must-try Australian gins and what the future holds, we got some insider insights from Luke Ridden of Granddad Jack's Craft Distillery in Queensland, and Ryan Hartshorn - the Tasmanian distiller of Hartshorn Sheep Whey Gin.
The gin boom has reached Serbia, and with an exciting year of growth and product launches ahead, find out all about the history, the must-try Serbian gins, where to drink gin in Serbia, and what the future holds. For some insider insights, we caught up with Marko Srdanov, the founder of Kraljevo-based Hajduk Spirit Gin.
With the gin industry in South Africa picking up speed and with its gins gaining a strong reputation across the world, find out all about the history, the must-try South African gins, and what the future holds. For some insider insights, we caught up with Matt Beech, the Stellenbosch-based founder of Autograph Gin (Awarded 'Best in Africa' in The Gin Guide Awards 2019).
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.