10 Must Try New Zealand Gins for 2018

You’ve probably heard Gin is the next new thing. People are comparing it to Craft Beer. It’s massive in London and exploding across the UK. Right next door we have Melbourne which has its own Gin Festival – Junipalooza. So what about New Zealand? Did you know that there are currently 68 different Gins produced […]

Pickering’s marks Edinburgh Military Tattoo with new gin

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo Gin is made with the base of Pickering’s along with four additional Scottish botanicals – heather, Scots pine, bog myrtle and milk thistle. “Our partnership with The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has opened opportunities in Australia and New Zealand and Asia is also in the offing. We hope our collectable half bottle will delight […]

Drinks: John Saker reviews two new gins

The days of simply asking for a gin are over. The gin renaissance of the past several years has made the word almost as imprecise a generic term as wine, so stylistically varied has the category become. Opihr leads with piney, floral aromatics but the moment you put it in your mouth you’re transported to a backstreet bazaar […]