July 15, 2021 / Cocktails
All about local fruit
June 7, 2021 / People
For the love of local
We chat to Mikey Ball - the founder of Ballin’ Drinks and Creative about the use of New Zealand ingredients, being behind the bar and making drinks. After a decade working overseas at award-winning cocktail bars like London's Milk and Honey, Mikey now works with hospitality businesses across New Zealand to bring a fresh perspective to the way they work.
March 7, 2021 / Gins
London to Lima – The spirit of Adventure
London to Lima Glacier Gin is the creation of British Distiller Alex James and his Peruvian wife Karena, both of whom made the adventurous move - along with their two 20-litre copper pot stills from London to Lima.
March 4, 2021 / People
Meet Andi Ross aka "Madame Distiller" - conservationist, innovator and the Founder/Head Distiller of the Award-winning Island Gin.
March 4, 2021 / Gins
The Three Graces
Meet the women behind the amazing Grace gin - Lila and sisters Katerina and Hara. Inspired by Greek mythology and botanicals unique to their island, these women were determined to put Greece on the gin map.
November 3, 2020 / Gins
Meet the maker: Rock Rose Gin
Martin and Claire Murray welcome readers to the wild beauty of Dunnet Bay – home to mainland Britain’s northern-most distillery and Rock Rose Gin.
October 20, 2020 / Gins
Melbourne Gin Company: A winemaker’s spirit
Making the winding, tree-lined drive from Melbourne’s CBD into the picturesque Yarra Valley, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’re entering wine territory rather than the home of the award-winning Melbourne Gin Company. Because that’s exactly where you are: wine country. Because the master behind the Melbourne Gin Company, Andrew Marks, is a winemaker by trade. It’s a special pocket of verdant Victoria that’s home to Andrew’s family winery, Gembrook Hill, but also the birthplace of Melbourne Gin Company’s Single Shot and Dry Gin spirits.