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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.


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?


Ticket Alert: London Gin Festival

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


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


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 gin tasting event last November was great fun,


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


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


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)