Warwickshire Gins & Distilleries in Warwickshire
On This Page: Warwickshire Gin and Distillery directory, reviews and tasting notes, distillery tours and gin schools in Warwickshire, interviews with Warwickshire distillers.
Warwickshire is well-known for its historical sites and as the birth place of Shakespeare, as well has having a long record of producing beer, however its history of distilling spirits is somewhat shorter. Cotswolds Distillery in Stourton was the first distillery to be established in in the county in 2014, ahead of opening an impressive visitor centre and café in 2019 alongside increasing their capacity for whisky production. Today, Warwickshire boasts 7 distilleries producing gin and 5 of these are open to the public for tours or Gin School experiences.
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Launched in 2018, Pinnock Distillery is named after the Cotswolds cottage where Pinnock Gin was first produced and launched. The distillery was soon moved to Radway Tower at The Castle at Edgehill, a Grade II listed restaurant and B&B overlooking the Edgehill civil war battle ground. In 2022, The Castle Gin School was opened for gin making and gin tasting sessions and their gin range has expanded to include a Rhubarb & Strawberry Gin and a Sloe, Damson & Honey Gin.
Moores of Warwick Gin
Launched in 2019 and based at Hatton Country World, Moores of Warwick was the first gin distillery to open in Warwickshire's county town. With an 100L still and also offering gin making experiences, Moores of Warwick, have followed the release of their Original Gin with Flavoured Gins - including their Raspberry Gin which was Highly Commended in The Gin Guide Awards 2020 - as well as Vodka, Rum and a Coffee Liqueur.
For more gins produced in Warwickshire, try:
- 1823 Dry Gin - Rugby Distillery (Rugby)
- Cotswolds Dry Gin - Cotswolds Distillers (Stourton)
- Heritage Gin - East Chase Distillers (Kenilworth)
- Kingmaker Gin - The Warwickshire Gin Co (Leamington)
- Stratford Dry Gin - Shakespeare Distillery (Near Stratford-upon-Avon)
Gin Distillery Tours in Warwickshire
Five of the distilleries in Warwickshire are open for tours and tastings, with three also offering gin making experiences, providing ideal experiences for gin lovers living in or visiting Warwickshire. The Castle in Edgehill, home of Pinnock Distillery, conveniently offers dining and accommodation on site as well.
- 1. Cotswolds Distillery (Stourton) - Distillery Tours & Tastings
- 2. Moores of Warwick (Hatton, near Warwick) - Distillery Tours, Tastings & Gin Making - Book Online
- 3. Pinnock Distillery (Edgehill) - Distillery Tours, Tastings & Gin Making - Book Online
- 4. Shakespeare Distillery (Near Stratford-upon-Avon) - Distillery Tours, Tastings & Gin Making
- 5. The Warwickshire Gin Company (Leamington) - Distillery Tours & Tastings
Meet the Makers
Get to know Warwickshire's finest gin creators and distillers in our 'Meet the Maker' interviews. Find out what inspired them and how they created and launched their gin, how it's made, what botanicals are used, what you can experience if you visit their distilleries, how best to serve their gins, and what they have planned for the future:
"Local provenance is at the heart of Pinnock Dry Gin. We use locally sourced honey, lavender and quince, which are accompanied by specially selected botanicals from around the globe to create a smooth and complex Warwickshire Dry Gin. This is also the case with our Rhubarb and Strawberry Gin and our Sloe, Damson and Honey Gin, where we use locally sourced fruit and berries." - Dan Beckett, Founder