Star Bartender Jörg Meyer of Le Lion Comes to Town

Joerg Meyer

Here’s something a little bit special for London Gintimers. This week only Rutte celery gin and Gin Sul from Hamburg make a rare appearance in London when Gintime hero Jörg Meyer of the exquisite Le Lion • Bar de Paris in Hamburg … Continue reading

Wanna See Gin Being Made?


Over all the years Gintime has been up and running – 12 and counting by the way – the most common question we are constantly asked by both visitors to the UK and local gin lovers is “Where can I … Continue reading

Pickering’s Gin Comp – Who Won?

Edinburgh’s top bartending talent was on show at last week’s inaugural Pickering’s Gin cocktail competition. Eight finalists took part –  from Clouds and Soil, Bon Vivant, Spitfire, Juniper, Voodoo Rooms, Lioness of Leith and the Whisky Rooms – and the standard … Continue reading

Pushing the Boundaries of Imagination at WMIB


Geraldine Coates shares her experience of judging at one of world’s most adventurous cocktail competitions. Now that the dust has settled on the third and surely most spectacular Global Final of Bombay Sapphire’s World’s Most Imaginative Bartender contest it’s time … Continue reading

Gintime Event at Barts Pathology Museum


The beautiful Grade II listed Barts Pathology Museum at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, West Smithfield, houses over 5,000 medical specimens. Purpose built in 1879, it spans three mezzanine levels and includes pathological pots relating to all areas of anatomy and physiology, … Continue reading

Gintime Lowdown on Ryan Chetiwardana


Ryan Cheti is one of Gintime’s favourite people. And he’s a great bartender with more awards than you can shake a stick at under his belt. So the perfect candidate for some hot tips on the current bar scene. How … Continue reading