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HAY DISTILLERY   We met Natalie Evans who introduced us to the delights of Hay Distillery.  First off we tried the uniquely branded Dr Beaky London Dry Gin – this is imaginatively made using botanicals said to be found in...
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PINNOCK DISTILLERY We discovered Pinnock Distillery, truly at the pinnacle of excellence.  On trying their multi award winning Pinnock Warwickshire Dry Gin we were blown away – this uses locally sourced honey, lavender and quince, accompanied by juniper, coriander, angelica,...
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 CHELTENHAM FOOD AND DRINK FESTIVAL – SUNDAY 26TH JUNE 2022   SUNFIRE SPIRITS LTD SUNFIRE SPIRITS BEGAN IN 2019, THE BRAINCHILD OF PARTNERS, SUZANNE AND DANIEL THURSTON.  AFTER GIVING UP HIS JOB TO LAUNCH THE MICRO DISTILLERY THE COMPANY LAUNCHED...
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MERCHANT + LAB Always interested in new and unique entrants to the gin market, we met with the guys from Merchant + Lab and tried 3 of their products – the LdG (London dry gin), the HbG (Herbaceous gin) and...
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THE HOME MADE BROWNIE COMPANY We discovered the Hampshire based Homemade Brownie Company, who truly deliver on their aim of producing the finest chocolate brownies using high quality, locally sourced ingredients. We sampled their Salted Caramel Brownie, one of the...
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GINMEISTER LTD (PINKSTER) Already devotees of the original Pinkster Gin, we tried the new Pinkster Spritz products – Elderflower and Raspberry and Raspberry and Hibiscus.  With reduced alcohol and lower calories, these perfectly light and refreshing Spritz offerings are great...
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POD CHOCOLATE EXPERIENCES We met Sophia Winslade of new company, POD Chocolate Experiences, and were really impressed with the range of chocolates and the superb taste achieved – not surprising given Sophia’s previous background as a chocolatier working for Hotel...
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    STILLERS This was a real discovery – a world first!  Stillers produce 100% copper pot alcohol free botanical drinks at its Monmouthshire distillery – the world’s first alcohol free distillery. Stillers deliver in their aim of producing strong,...
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Vinotopia Wine Club   We met the well informed Sarah and Jeremy from Vinotopia and they guided us in trying two of the Club’s best sellers – Antech Cremant de Limoux sparkling wine and the Figuiere Mediterranee Rose; the sparkling...
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Rose Cottage Drinks Although celebrated as providers of gin liqueurs, we decided to try the Vodka Raspberry and Peach liqueur and were most impressed. We clearly found this would make a fabulous Raspbellini when added to Prosecco or, with its...
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