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New Gin Diploma Getting Rave Reviews

Maybe we’re a little bit biased here but we’re seeing fantastic feedback on the first sessions of the Gin Diploma course run by the Edinburgh Whisky Academy and taught by Gintime Editor Geraldine Coates. The one-day course is believed to … Continue reading

Lidl Hosts First Ever Scottish Gin Festival

Lidl is celebrating gin fans’ love of gin with the creation of its very first Scottish Gin Festival. Distillers throughout the country will benefit from a combined business deal worth more than £180,000, as the festival lands across all Scottish stores … Continue reading

Gin Diploma Launched!

  Yes guys Gintime editor Geraldine Coates is now the Gin Prof having joined forces with the Edinburgh Whisky Academy to launch the first accredited Diploma in Gin last week. The course was a great success and we welcomed enthusiastic consumers, … Continue reading

Free G and Ts anyone?

We are MASSIVE fans of Franklin’s range of mixers so delighted to hear that Franklin & Sons has partnered with The Epicurean Club to give away a free G&T to London’s gin lovers to mark the start of spring, All you … Continue reading

First Accredited Gin Diploma Launches

Pioneers of accredited and independent whisky education, Edinburgh Whisky Academy have unveiled a range of new courses for 2018, building on its hugely popular Diploma in Single Malt Whisky. A really exciting option is the new unique Scottish Qualifications Authority-awarded … Continue reading

Ford’s Gin Festive Cocktail Challenge Kicks Off

Fords Gin is helping to spread Christmas cheer across London with its newly launched Festive Cocktail Challenge seeking out the best ’12 Cocktails of Christmas’, giving top bars the opportunity to showcase uniquely crafted drinks and win a one-off trip … Continue reading

Hats Off to TOAD of Toad Hall

With so many gins launching it seems on an almost daily basis there’s no doubt it has become very hard for a new arrival to make an impact in the currently superheated ginvironment. Well, ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce … Continue reading

Yay….The Original Pickering’s Gin Baubles are Baaack

Gin baubles have become a serious thing over the past year or so and we’re delighted to see that their inventors, Pickering’s Gin, you know the ones who had the idea in the first place, have already whipped into action … Continue reading

Eat and Drink Sri Lanka at the Edinburgh Fringe

This Festival, Summerhall, one of the Edinburgh Festival’s buzziest venues, is celebrating Sri Lankan culture in all its many exciting forms. The Visual Arts Festival Programme includes the first ever showcase of Sri Lankan art in Scotland with two major … Continue reading

Beefeater Distillery Celebrates World Gin Day in Style

This Saturday, the 10 June 2017, Beefeater will throw open the doors of its iconic gin distillery to host the ultimate gin infused house party – a joint celebration of World Gin Day and the finale of the popular London … Continue reading