October 18, 2020 / People
Women in gin
September 16, 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.
August 18, 2020 / Tips & tricks
How to host a DIY cocktail night
Lockdown has certainly taught the Gin Society a thing or two about DIY cocktail creativity. Here’s how to bring the bar to your place.
July 7, 2020 / Gins
Australian gins – top winter picks
The Gin Boss Leon Dalloway sat down with gin extraordinaire and owner of The Barbershop, Mikey Enright, to taste some new Australian gins.
June 8, 2020 / Gins
The Gin List – Spanish gins
As one of the highest gin-consuming countries in the world, it comes as no surprise that Spain has a huge selection of juniper-based spirits to choose from. We raise a glass to five of the best Spanish gins. Salud!
May 8, 2020 / Gins
Gin botanicals – the heart and soul of every bottle
With the appetite for gin growing around the world, craft distillers are using an amazing array of botanicals to create new and unique gins. Gin Society sat down with Sebastian Raeburn, co-creator and co-distiller of Anther Gin, and Dave Withers, master distiller at Archie Rose, to talk about gin botanicals and what they bring to their spirits.
April 12, 2020 / Tips & tricks
Your gin and tonic masterclass
Gin, tonic, ice, garnish. It might sound simple, but the Spanish have elevated the simple gin and tonic to a sophisticated cocktail that demands attention to detail and quality ingredients. We asked bartenders across Spain to share their G&T tips and tricks.
March 11, 2020 / Uncategorized
Understanding gin awards
Gin awards represent a huge industry seal of approval. With the winners of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition just announced, we take a look at one of the most influential events in the world.
February 20, 2020 / Gins
The Gin List – spicy spirits
With a nod to the blend of chilli, Kampot black pepper and ginger that’s distilled to make Tanglin’s Mandarin Chilli Gin, we’ve selected five more spicy spirits that promise to pack a punch.