Top 5 gin drinking countries in the world: prepare to be surprised!

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The Philippines tops the list drinking a massive 1.4 litres of gin per person per year (almost 6 times as much per head than the USA) Slovakia comes in an impressive second place in the gin drinking table, clocking up … Continued

100 years of gin making in Menorca: Spanish gin, the old-fashioned way.

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Most gin lovers have already heard of Gin Mare – probably the best known of the Spanish brands. But Spain, having changed the way the world thinks of gin, is now starting to discover a range of new gin brands … Continued

The Laverstoke

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On a recent tour of the beautiful Bombay Sapphire distillery in Hampshire (highly recommended by the way!), I stumbled across the Laverstoke as one of my post-tour cocktail choices. It’s been my “go to” Summer drink ever since, because it … Continued

Vive la France!

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France and gin are not two words that you’d often put together. But the land of the grape is starting to make some pretty decent gins including the well known Citadelle and the delicious G-Vine, but here’s one you might … Continued

Anyone for Pimm’s?

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There’s nothing more delicious on an English summer day than a long, refreshing jug of Pimms, served with lemonade, ice, mint, cucumber, sliced oranges and lemons and poured over a pile of ice cubes. It is the drink of Wimbledon … Continued

Barcelona’s cocktail corner

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  On Barcelona’s cocktail corner, you could be forgiven for think you’ve just entered a time machine and ended up in the sophisticated 1930s (with the occasional time warp nod to the 1970s). This is without doubt the high end … Continued

The Cotton House Barcelona

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Following our colonial theme, try out the roof terrace at the Cotton House hotel for a classic colonial vibe, sipping a nice G&T looking up at the rooftops of Barcelona. We went there on a recent early Summer evening and … Continued

Gin is in the air – Gintastic terraces of Barcelona

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Where better to spend a summer’s day or evening than sitting in the open air on a roof terrace sipping your favourite gin concoction. And there’s no better place to do that than right here in Barcelona – justly famous … Continued