Sip gin surrounded by sprouting botanicals at the Secret Herb Garden

Have you ever wondered what gin is actually made of? The Edinburgh Whisky Academy, in conjunction with the Secret Herb Garden Edinburgh and Old Curiosity Gin, are now offering you the opportunity to meet the botanicals in person. Introducing: The EWA Gin Botanicals Workshop. Last week we wrote about our experiences at Edinburgh Whisky Academy’s Diploma […]

Here’s the complete list of nominations for the Scottish Gin Awards 2018

Yesterday the nominations for the Scottish Gin Awards 2018 were announced. This prestigious event, now in it’s 2nd year, celebrates excellence and innovation in distilling from gins produced all over Scotland. Topping the list of nominees this year is Eden Mill, with a whopping 10 nominations over 10 different categories. They are closely followed by McQueen […]

Edinburgh Whisky Academy are now offering a Diploma in Gin!

Forget about your average gin tasting: the Edinburgh Whisky Academy have just launched the world’s first Diploma in Gin. That’s right, you heard us correctly – you can now get an official qualification in your favourite spirit. We were lucky enough to be invited along to find out what it takes to become a qualified gin expert. Not […]

The Gin Fest returns to Dundee for its 2nd year on World Gin Day

Scotland’s biggest gin festival will return to Dundee for the second time next month to coincide with World Gin Day. The Gin Fest, which pulled in more than 600 people last year, is expected to be bigger and better this time round with new gins making an appearance on the day. The event will be […]


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