Fordington Gin Wins Silver at World Gin Awards

Congratulations to Fordington Gin, a Dorchester based gin business, who are celebrating a win after being awarded a silver medal at the 2020 World Gin Awards! The team at Fordington Gin faced stiff competition from more than 600 other gins, to go home with the coveted prize. The prestigious awards ceremony took place at Glaziers […]

Gin Cocktails from Avalon Distillery Company

If you’re a fan of gin cocktails, you’ll love these creations from Avalon Distillery Company using their Viper Dry London Gin. Here you’ll find two recipes for two outstanding gin cocktails – just make sure you’re over eighteen before giving these a try! The Garden of Eden What you’ll need: Viper Gin 25ml Elderflower liqueur […]

Eat like a royal this Christmas with the Queen’s mince pie recipe!

Ok, when we say the Queen’s mince pie recipe, what we mean is the Queen’s pastry chef’s mince pie recipe – the royal chef has shared their secret recipe, so we’ve included it here for you to make your own! The Queen’s personal chef makes her mince pies by hand months in advance and this […]

Furleigh Estate reveal new super-premium range of sparkling wines

Furleigh Estate have introduced a new super premium range of wines, ‘From The Oenotheque’. One of the Southwest’s premier vineyards, Furleigh Estate are releasing a new range of super-premium sparkling wines into its portfolio of award-winning English wines. The prestigious ‘From the Oenothèque’ range is being unveiled in time for English Wine Week starting this […]

Rise of the ‘gin-aissance’

When it comes to spirits … gin is king! Increasingly popular, it seems to be in the running as one of our nation favourites. In fact, it’s estimated that in 2018, the UK bought over 66 million bottles of the juniper-based drink. And the total number of gin distilleries in the UK has now reached […]

Mixing it up with Grey Bear Bar Company

Lloyd Brown started his hospitality career at the tender age of 15 behind the bar of a local pub, not totally legal, but one that would shape his future. After that and whilst still in 6th form at school, he was managing The Victoria Hotel in Dorchester and pulling pints during his lunch breaks. Lloyd […]

WIN a Black Cow Vodka Distillery Experience & Lunch for Two

*THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED* To celebrate the launch of our new website, we are offering subscribers to our Newsletter the chance to win a selection of prizes throughout the year. The first competition is to win a Vodka Distillery Experience & Lunch for Two at Black Cow Vodka in Childhay, Beaminster. Black Cow is […]