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There’s now a Captain Tom branded London Dry Gin
There’s now a Captain Tom branded London Dry Gin

There’s now a Captain Tom branded London Dry Gin

A chance meeting between the fundraising champion and a former motorbike champion has resulted, possible improbably in a Captain Tom branded gin, being sold to raise funds for the Captain Tom Foundation.

Dec
02
2020
Buckingham Palace starts selling its own gin
Buckingham Palace starts selling its own gin

Buckingham Palace starts selling its own gin

Fancy a gin made from botanicals taken from Buckingham Palace's own back garden?

Jul
13
2020
A gin for a good cause
A gin for a good cause

A gin for a good cause

The hospitality industry has been hit hard by the lockdown, and likely to struggle for months to come, so there's a campaign raising money for people laid off by the industry.

Jun
29
2020
The 250th anniversary of London’s Gin Riots
The 250th anniversary of London’s Gin Riots

The 250th anniversary of London’s Gin Riots

Today marks the 250th anniversary of one of London's most destructive riots, and it all started over an attempt to stop people drinking gin.

Apr
01
2019
Tickets Alert: Gin tasting at Dr Johnson’s House
Tickets Alert: Gin tasting at Dr Johnson’s House

Tickets Alert: Gin tasting at Dr Johnson’s House

Even more than us living through the second Elizabethan age, the Georgians were obsessed with Gin, so where better for a Gin tasting than a Georgian house?

Jul
21
2018
Ticket Alert: London Gin Festival
Ticket Alert: London Gin Festival

Ticket Alert: London Gin Festival

An annual gin festival returns to Tobacco Dock later this year, and early-bird tickets are now on sale.

May
08
2016
Talisker Tasting and an early Burns Night
Talisker Tasting and an early Burns Night

Talisker Tasting and an early Burns Night

Last night, a small coterie of bloggers were invited to a London bar for an early informal Burns Night style event – organised by a PR agency for the Talisker Whisky brand. London bloggers were invited along thanks to the

Jan
21
2010

Port tasting event

As part of an occasional series of tastings of drinks that achieved their heyday in the 18th century, the Foundling Museum will be hosting an evening of port tastings in March. Their

Jan
05
2010

Gin Tasting in the Foundling Museum

Last night I (along with some friends) had tickets to a gin tasting event being hosted by the Foundling Museum. The Museum is on the site of Britain’s original home for abandoned children and London’s first ever public art gallery

Nov
08
2008

Gin tasting event in a museum

An apt follow up to my recent tour of the Beefeater Distillery is this evening event at the Foundling Museum – a guided tasting of different gins being held on a Friday evening (7th Nov), so an ideal way to

Oct
22
2008

Beefeater Gin Tour (London Open House)

On Sunday, as part of the London Open House Weekend – I had a tour of London’s last remaining Gin distillery – which produces Beefeater London Dry Gin. The other so-called London Dry Gins (the ones in distinctive green bottles)

Sep
22
2008