World Gin Day Flash News


  World Gin Day just keeps getting bigger and better. On Saturday 14th June. Tanqueray will be raising a glass and bringing the history of gin alive through indulgent cocktail serves available for a limited time at London’s trendiest hot … Continue reading

What We Learned at London Cocktail Week

L-R Peter McKay of Alcohols Limited, Charles Maxwell of Thames Distillery, Nik Fordham of Bombay Sapphire, Desmond Payne of Beefeater and Tom Nicol of Tanqueray

Gintime Editor Geraldine Coates reports from the frontline of London Cocktail Week 2013. London Cocktail Week’s programme featured 250 events, with an increasing focus on on gin naturally. Obviously there was a lot of cherry picking required to hear about … Continue reading

Master Distillers Seminar “Me and My Botanical” at London Cocktail Week


So London Cocktail Week is almost upon us again and it’s time to make some hard choices of what to see and where to go in this very packed programme. We can confidently say where Gintime will be on Tuesday … Continue reading

Five Great Things to do This Bank Holiday Weekend


Spring has finally sprung just in time for Bank Holiday weekend so it’s time to get out and about. Here are our top tips. Push the boat out and book a table at the newly reopened art deco inspired Kaspar’s … Continue reading

Ultimate G and T Tasting: Round Three

Patience Gould reports on the penultimate round of the Ultimate G and T Test. The last round – before the final – of the Ultimate Gin & Tonic tasting took place in March, at the redoubtable Portobello Star, which is … Continue reading

Lowdown on the first Gin Jaunts at the London Gin Club

Review of The London Gin Club by David T Smith This month saw the launch of the Gin Jaunts menu at The Star at Night’s London Gin Club. The London Gin Club was founded in 2012. Membership is free and … Continue reading

Schhhhh you don’t know who!

Patience Gould reports on the first of Gintime’s Ultimate Gin and Tonic Tasting with a special look at the tonic waters. In tandem with gin’s renaissance there is, quite rightly, a renewed focus on tonic water. There are some magnificent … Continue reading