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

Our Best Bar – Venice’s Skyline Bar


Having just attended the very splendid Worlds 50 Best Bars Awards Ceremony in London (massive congratulations to The Artesian for winning for the second year by the way and all the others who were crowned too), it does occur that … Continue reading

What We Learned at London Cocktail Week

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

Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge at London Cocktail Week

The delightfully diverting Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge ­ a unique travelling parlour of enlightenment ­ will offer intellectual sustenance to all curious minds at this year’s London Cocktail Week (11th ­ 13th  October 2013).  Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge brings together … Continue reading

Hendrick’s new Midnight Tea Party Pack Available Now

How delightfully Alice in Wonderland – Hendrick’s Gin introduces its Midnight Tea Party Pack, featuring a limited-edition Hendrick’s teacup and saucer, as well as a bottle of its delightfully peculiar gin, at no extra cost. Available now at selected retailers, the Midnight Tea … Continue reading

Hendrick’s Gin Discovers New even More Unusual Botanical


After days of trekking through the Venezuelan rainforest in pursuit of the extraordinary, the Hendrick’s Perilous Botanical Quest team came back safe and sound. Dirty, scratched, bruised, and pounds lighter than when they left, the team are immensely excited to … Continue reading

Hendricks Carnival of Knowledge Hits the Edinburgh Fringe

How much are we looking forward to this! The delightfully diverting Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge – a unique travelling parlour of enlightenment – will offer intellectual sustenance to all minds at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe from 8th – 11th  August … Continue reading

Gilbert’s Gin Garden Opens in Time for British Summer

We know where we’ll be now that the sun has finally come out. Gilbert’s Gin Garden at the magnificent St Pancras Renaissance Hotel is the brainchild of the Gilbert Scott Bar and our favourite Hendrick’s Gin.  It’s just opened with … 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

Quinine is Just the Tonic


The launch of Quinetum, the new quinine cordial developed by Hendrick’s Gin, has been a spur to have a look at other alcoholic drinks based on quinine. Like gin itself and indeed tonic water their uses were originally medicinal and … Continue reading

A Perilous Botanical Quest for Hendrick’s Gin


Curiosity sparked the invention of the beloved and most unusual cucumber and rose petal infused Hendrick’s Gin  and a devoted pursuit of the extraordinary has prompted a new adventure. This May, the Hendricks’ Master Distiller, Lesley Gracie, will intrepidly set … 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

Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge Hits the Road

Lots of summer fun in store from our delightfully entertaining friends at Hendrick’s Gin. Watch out for the delightfully diverting HENDRICK’S Carnival of Knowledge – a unique travelling parlour of enlightenment – that will offer intellectual sustenance to all minds at this year’s Brighton … Continue reading

Hendrick’s Literary Banquet at London Cocktail Week

Gin has fuelled many legendary writers, unforgettable characters and gripping plots. During London Cocktail Week (LCW), 8th-14th October, Hendricks & Chef Giorgio Ravelli from UPSTARIS at THE TEN BELLS, will explore this delightfully peculiar legacy with a culinary, literary and … Continue reading

Hendrick’s and You Know who win through..

Our Ultimate G&T Tasting Experience is certainly throwing up some unexpected results. Ten gins, three tonic waters and a panel of gin freaks consisting of Jake Burger of the Ginstitute, acclaimed spirits writer Patience Gould and Geraldine Coates, Editor of … Continue reading