Tarquin Gin Trail in Padstow

The Grey Traveller likes to sample a local gin or three when traveling and Padstow threw up Tarquin’s Cornish Gin ….here are my favourites. Cornish Crocus Gin sampled at Burgers and Fish on the Strand. Unusual flavour and has a slight yellowish tinge as you would expect from saffron. I mixed with a light Fever Tree  and yes I would […]

The Isle of Wight Distillery

A rainy afternoon and  what could be better than stumbling over the Isle of Wight Distillery!….nothing in my view! Close to Seaview on the Isle of Wight the distillery is an ideal location whatever the weather to while away an afternoon tasting gin and learning a little about its manufacture. The tiny distillery can be […]

The Great British Gin Festival – Winchester

The doors opened and gin drinkers surged in to grab a glass, a gin bible and the first glimpse of a bunting clad Winchester Guildhall which was playing host to a multitude of gins in an array of colours and quirky shaped bottles with fascinating names. It was an educational afternoon;I learned how to make […]