November Gin Monthly

What a month! Without a doubt the highlight was visiting the Hendrick’s Gin Palace so prepare for lots and lots and lots of pics before you read on!

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October Gin Monthly

What a month. International Scottish Gin Day, Negroni Week, London Cocktail Week, International Gin and Tonic Day, even a(nother) change of Prime Minister – it’s all been going on and that’s hardly even half of it!

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September Gin Monthly

For a month in which so much seemed to stop, an awful lot still happened. Here’s my September Gin Monthly 2022 (and an opportunity for you to get your hands on some free gin – yes really!)…

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August Gin Monthly

It’s only a couple of weeks since I wrote my last gin monthly so it truly does feel like time is flying as we race towards the end of the summer. It’s been a good one for me (even if I am also really looking forward to sending the kids back to school!) as I hope it has been for you; here’s what my August looked like…

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July Gin Monthly

I so nearly wrote my July Gin Monthly on time, but then I went on holiday and now it’s mid-August already. Oops! I guess we better see what I can still remember…

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June Gin Monthly

With Junipalooza and World Gin Day bang in the middle of the month June was always going to be busy, but I’m not sure I was prepared for quite so much fun. From canal boats to saunas there’s certainly plenty to catch up on again!

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May Gin Monthly

Wow! I think May might have been my busiest and best month in gin ever. And I’m not even talking about #GinADayMay. I’m talking about visiting not one, not two, but three distilleries, The Gin Archive, Gin Live London and attending my very first Gin Guild dinner and installation! If you want to hear all about it, and see all the pics, read on…

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April Gin Monthly

I thought I’d kept the diary pretty clear with the kids off school for the Easter holidays but somehow April still turned out to be pretty busy with plenty of writing, a little judging, a couple of launches and a couple of distillery visits. Read on to hear all about them, plus the usual booze news and new gin alerts!

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March Gin Monthly

March was, quite frankly, mental. With one panel to host, three articles to write and seven or eight days of judging, I was already struggling to keep on top of it all before covid finally got me after two whole years. In fact, given one of my articles was a few days late and this gin monthly is even later, it is quite apparent I didn’t entirely keep on top of everything! Anyway, better later than never as they say. Here’s what I can still remember from that whirlwind of a month…

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#GinADayMay 2022

The original and the biggest gin-themed social media challenge is back for its fourth year running! Always intended to be a bit of fun, it’s also an opportunity to support and promote the drinks industry in what continues to be a challenging time. For many producers still struggling with the impact of Brexit and Covid, increased energy costs present another challenge for them and yet another reason for us to rally round.

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