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Gin News Roundup – 15th February 2019

Gin News Roundup – 15th February 2019

Welcome to our latest Gin News Roundup!  There’s plenty of fresh new gin stories this week, so let’s get cracking… New Graham Norton Gin For Ireland Graham Norton has launched a new Gin in his native Ireland. Produced by West Cork Distillers, Graham Norton’s Own Irish...

Gin Botanicals: Liquorice Root Profile

Gin Botanicals: Liquorice Root Profile

Name: Liquorice Root Species: Glycyrrhiza glabra Geography: Liquorice root is native to Southern Europe and India, though Italy is now the only serious European producer, with larger cultivation spread throughout North Africa and Asia.   Characteristics: Glycyrrhiza...

Gin News Roundup – 1st February 2019

Gin News Roundup – 1st February 2019

Welcome back to the Gin News Roundup! You might think this’d be a quiet time in the Gin world - but you’d be wrong!  Here’s the latest Gin stories to cross our desks. Fill ‘Em Up! Sustainability! It’s a big deal these days and we’re delighted, therefore, to help...

Gin Botanicals: Black Pepper Profile

Gin Botanicals: Black Pepper Profile

Name: Black Pepper Species: Piper Nigrum Geography: Piper Nigrum is originally native to Kerala in southern India, but Vietnam is now the largest producer of pepper, producing around a third of the global crop. Characteristics: The pepper plant is a woody, flowering...

Gin News Roundup – 18th January 2019

Gin News Roundup – 18th January 2019

Happy New Year, everyone, and welcome back to The Gin Lounge’s essential Gin News Roundup! In this time of horrible conditions, wince-inducing bills, broken resolutions and unseemly squabbling - but enough about the politics, eh? - it’s more important than ever to...

Gin New Roundup – 21st December 2018

Gin New Roundup – 21st December 2018

Welcome to our latest Gin News Roundup!  Yes, even in the Christmas period it’s still all happening in the world of gin... Hedgehog Stars In New Campaign Northamptonshire gin producers Warner Edwards have kicked off a new ‘farm-grown gin’ campaign with an ad spot that...

Gin Botanicals: Cubeb Berries Profile

Gin Botanicals: Cubeb Berries Profile

It's time for another of our informative, educational-but-still-quite-fun Gin Botanical Profiles! This week: Cubeb Berries... Name: Cubeb Berries Species: Piper Cubeba, also sometimes known as Java pepper or tailed pepper. Geography: Native to Indonesia, now...

Gin News Roundup – 7th December 2018

Gin News Roundup – 7th December 2018

Here we are again, folks - it's time for your regular Gin News Update!  Get up to speed with all the latest gin news in one place... UK Gin Sales Climb 267% In 10 Years New figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have confirmed the remarkable rise of gin...

Gin Botanicals: Lemon Peel Profile

Gin Botanicals: Lemon Peel Profile

Name: Lemon Peel Species: Citrus Limon Geography: Originally native to Asia, the lemon is believed to have originated in India.  Although the tree was introduced to Europe via Italy in Roman times, lemons were not properly cultivated in Europe until around the time of...

Gin News Roundup – 23rd November 2018

Gin News Roundup – 23rd November 2018

It's a hectic world out there, with gin news going on all over the place. But fear not - it's time for another of our marvellous Gin News Roundups! Tanqueray Blind Tasting Initiative Tanqueray have launched a new campaign encouraging people to ‘forget the gimmicks’...

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