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.

The Cocktail Man of Cyberspace May 2009

In the daylight hours he works in the world of IT but as night falls Jay Hepburn becomes Cocktail Man! The founder of Oh Gosh, a website dedicated to all things drinkable, dons his cape and catches up with Gintime. … Continue reading


Whoopee! It’s Elderflower Time May 2009

The weather may still be lousy but there’s one sure sign that summer is on the way! The Elder trees have just come into blossom and the race is on to make the most of their tantalisingly scented delicate flowers. … Continue reading


Interview with Gary Regan Apr 2009

Gary Regan

Juliet Lawrence Wilson gets up close and personal with Mr. Mixology himself, Gary Regan, aka the god of cocktails. So first question, was all this ‘meant to be’, what with you being born ‘over a pub’? GR: It’s worse than … Continue reading


Interview with Jake Burger Apr 2009

Jake Burger

Jake Burger tells Gintime all about his new baby – the Portobello Star (Gintime’s current Bar of the Month) and his life in the biz. I’m really happy with the cocktail list at the Star and think it’s the best … Continue reading


The Cocktail Garden Apr 2009

Cocktail Garden

Juliet Lawrence Wilson gets her hands dirty planning a host of seasonal ingredients to perk up your cocktails! At Gintime HQ, spring is in the air! We’re feeling green fingered and want to share our cocktail garden tips with you. … Continue reading


Spotlight on The London No.1 Feb 2009

The London Gin

“The key thing is the recipe. The reason gin is back on the agenda is that there’s a range of really good products out there. You could pick them all out in a blind tasting.” Andrew Sinclair of The London … Continue reading

Gintime goes all flirty Feb 2009

Gintime goes all flirty

Forget the champagne and the chocolates; Juliet Lawrence Wilson gets the low down on the important Valentine stuff – how to improve our flirting techniques… Given that Valentine’s Day was dreamed up by Hallmark in the 1920’s to sell more … Continue reading


Gintime Interview – Martin Miller Nov 2008

Juliet Lawrence Wilson catches up with bon viveur and compulsive entrepreneur Martin Miller to talk about gin, antiques, hotels, pizza and Leonard Cohen. When he takes my call Martin Miller is relaxing at an outdoor table in a café near … Continue reading


Spicy food and G&T – a marriage made in heaven Nov 2008

Siew Yen Chong shares her recipes for easy to make spicy Asian snacks that conjure up memories of lazy days in the tropical sun. Wait for sundown. Put your feet up, G&T in hand and reach for that crispy anchovy … Continue reading


Camper’s Rock Star Life Nov 2008

Camper English is the author of ‘How to Party Like a Rock Star – Even when You’re Poor as Dirt’ so who better to consult on money saving secrets and top mixology tips. There’s this thing called a credit crunch … Continue reading