London Dry – The Lowdown


Could it have been London Sec? Did London’s gentlemen distillers get their inspiration from their friends, the vintners? Geraldine Coates investigates the leap from sweet to unsweetened gin. Throughout the early nineteenth century, when people drank gin, they were usually … Continue reading

Gin in Spain Stays Mainly on the Up


Geraldine Coates takes a closer look at the market for gin in Spain with the help of Paco Recuero, Global Director of Beefeater Gin. Spain is the second largest market in the world and the largest in Europe for premium … Continue reading

Musing on the Quest for Gin Authenticity

Geraldine Coates looks at the other side of the fashion for a return to the past in gin and classic cocktails. It seems that currently one can’t get through a day without a missive popping into one’s inbox bearing news … Continue reading