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 […]

Gin Festival coming to Bournemouth in March

Celebrate all things gin this March in Bournemouth as the Pavilion Theatre hosts the annual Gin to my Tonic Festival. Taking place from 27th-28th March, the festival brings together over 100 different gins from across the UK, with several being distilled in Dorset. Each of the gin variety stocked at the festival has been selected […]

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 […]