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Win 3 Bottles of Thomas Dakin Dry Gin

This competition has now closed. Thomas Dakin Gin is a classic style London Dry Gin which takes its name from the forefather of English gin, Thomas Dakin, who created the world’s first quality gin in 1761 in the North West of England. Thomas Dakin was a pioneer and began distilling at the age of 25. … Continue reading Win 3 Bottles of Thomas Dakin Dry Gin

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Wine News: Sale of Still Fall & Man Pleads Guilty to Christmas Wine Robbery

Still Wine Falls Flat Sales of still wine have continued to slow in the UK, whilst the popularity of bubbly stuff continues to rise. Sparkling wine sales reached £101.9million which is a whopping 15.5% increase on last year – undoubtedly much of that being driven by affordable Prosecco. However, the fall of 1.5% in still … Continue reading Wine News: Sale of Still Fall & Man Pleads Guilty to Christmas Wine Robbery

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What You’re Missing Out On During Dry January

Dry January, some people see it a detox – a chance to get some of the indulgence out of the system. But, with doctors and medical professionals declaring that going ‘cold turkey’ may not be as good for you as once thought, we’ve rounded up some of the things that dry-Jan has to offer… Free … Continue reading What You’re Missing Out On During Dry January

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Booze News: British Airways Gin, Robots Choosing Whiskies & Record Spirit Sales

British Airways Launches Own Gin British Airways has teamed up with The Cambridge Distillery to create a gin exclusively for its First Class customers. The gin, aptly but not particularly creatively named ‘British Airways Tailored Gin’, is available in the Concord Room in Heathrow Terminal 5 and features botanicals such as basil, rosemary and thyme. … Continue reading Booze News: British Airways Gin, Robots Choosing Whiskies & Record Spirit Sales

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How to Make a Perfect Margarita

Margaritas are a deliciously simple cocktail that’s impressive, strong and bound to get any party started. The 1930s cocktail only contains three basic ingredients – triple sec, tequila and the juice of a lemon or lime. Of course, there are some additional ingredients that you can use to put your own little ‘twist’ on it, … Continue reading How to Make a Perfect Margarita

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Tequila

Would you order a tequila on first date? Probably not… Or serve it at dinner with the in-laws…. Very unlikely. But why do Brits insist on only drinking tequila when we’re already drunk or if we’re on a crusade to not remember the rest of the night?! The reality is, much like the world’s finest … Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Tequila

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Healthier Cocktail Alternatives

It’s reached that time of year where the thought of another sausage roll is giving us the shivers and the mince pies are finally making minced meat out of us. It’s not a time of year to watch the waist line and alcohol is certainly no exception. But, fortunately, some drinks can be low calorie … Continue reading Healthier Cocktail Alternatives