We have features on just about every aspect of gin, from cocktails and recipes to interviews with key industry figures. We hope you enjoy browsing the archive.

Gintime Afternoon Tea Apr 2011

Gintime Afternoon Tea

At Gintime towers we’re utterly devastated our invitation to the Royal nuptials has clearly been mislaid by Her Majesty’s own postal service. Never mind, we will have to toast Prince William and Princess Catherine’s health with afternoon tea and a … Continue reading

Gintime Lollies Apr 2011

We’ve already had two days of summer in the UK and apparently there’s more to come! Easter weekend is set to be a time of sunshine, frolics and fun. Juliet Lawrence Wilson has been busy in the kitchen so have … Continue reading


Bombay Sapphire – It’s All About the Botanicals Feb 2011

Bombay Sapphire

Geraldine Coates gets the lowdown on Bombay Sapphire’s botanicals from Ivano Tonutti, Master of Botanicals at Bacardi Limited. The botanicals, that wonderful array of berries, barks, seeds, peels, roots and flowers, are what make gin gin. During distillation with neutral … Continue reading

Gintime’s Xmas Gift Guide Dec 2010

Sip of Gold Cup

Stuck for Christmas present ideas? We’ve put together some glamorous gifts for the cocktail lover. William and Son Sip of Gold Cup Plated with 24 carat gold and cushion finished, we want to be sipping Negronis from this on Christmas … Continue reading

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Hogmanay the Lowdown Dec 2010

Hogmanay the Lowdown

You count down the bells, sip the cocktails and welcome in the New Year with a smooch, but do you know the history behind Hogmanay? We do! Here’s the lowdown on the celebration of the year. New Year occurs on … Continue reading


Halloween Party Guide Nov 2010

Halloween Party Guide

At Gintime Towers we love any excuse for a party. Here’s our guide to the spookiest celebrations of the year! Drinks Spooky Spiced Gin Punch What better than a cauldron full of spiked punch to get your guests warmed up? … Continue reading


Gintime meets Santa

Santa Claus takes some time out of his hectic schedule to tell Gintime about his favourite cocktails and bars! Rudolph comes along for the ride… Gintime: Santa! What can I say? It’s such an honour to finally meet you! Santa: … Continue reading

Beefeater Winter Edition Cocktails Nov 2010

Beefeater Winter Edition Cocktails

We’d love to have been along for the ride when the Beefeater team met with cocktail maestro Dre Masso to devise new cocktails to highlight the warm flavours of the new Beefeater Winter Gin edition. And here are the results … Continue reading

Autumn Fruit and Gin Recipes Oct 2010

Whilst gin is possibly the best spirit for cocktails (not that we’re biased, or anything!) it tends to be overlooked in the kitchen because there aren’t many ingredients it goes with. Now the nights are closing in and comfort food … Continue reading


Ago Perrone Oct 2010

Gintime talks to one of our favourite people, Ago Perrone, winner of the International Bartender of the Year at July’s Tales in New Orleans. So, how does it feel to have won a very important award recently? When they call … Continue reading