Each year the team at Sipsmith make their vintage Sipsmith Sloe Gin by resting the award-winning London Dry gin on wild sloe berries, hand-picked in the autumn, for 3—4 months.

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Leading experts from the gin and drinks trade joined forces to share their knowledge and expertise on all things gin, at the third annual Ginposium seminar, organised by Gin industry body The Gin Guild. The 120 delegates who attended the sold out seminar, held on 12 May at The London Transport Museum in Covent Garden, enjoyed 11 exciting speakers and topics, and 6 guided tasting sessions.

On the day the world celebrates all things gin, The Gin Guild looks at the spirit’s history and gazes into its future, including the unstoppable rise in craft gin, and the provenance of gin and its botanicals.

First imported from the Netherlands in the 17th century gin began to rival beer as the most popular drink in England. Gin has come a long way from Gin Lane in the 1750s with a much more sophisticated consumer demanding more variety and increased provenance. With contributions from Nicholas Cook, Director General of the Gin Guild and Dr Anne Brock of Bermondsey Distillery.

The Gin Guild aims to ensure gin's prominent place in the future by bringing together gin distillers and industry leaders involved in the production, promotion, distribution and consumption of...

Explore the locations of Gin Guild members and their distilleries using our interactive distillery map.

Enter our members section to access gin resources dedicated to Gin Guild members, including event information, videos, photo galleries, contact details and marketing guidelines.

Find out information about how the Gin Guild came to exist, from its conception to being realised as an industry-representing body.
If you would like to join the Gin Guild, explore the options available, either as a gin producer or associate member.
The best events, with the most connected people in the drinks industry - explore opportunities to meet with others in the Spirits industry at our leading events.
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Chamomile is the common name for several daisy-like plants of the family Asteraceae that are commonly used to make herb infusion to serve various medicinal purposes.

 
 
 

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2016

On the day the world celebrates all things gin, industry-body The Gin Guild looks at the spirit’s history and gazes into its future. 

27
May
2016

At a ceremony on 26 May, 24 new members were installed by The Gin Guild’s Grand Rectifier Martin Riley into the Gin Guild. They each swore an oath, while symbolically holding juniper berries, to protect the spirit’s quality and production around the world.

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May
2016

Leading experts from the gin and drinks trade joined forces to share their knowledge and expertise on all things gin, at the third annual Ginposium seminar, organised by industry body The Gin Guild.

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Taking the Gin category to new heights in partnership with producers

The Gin Guild has been set up to work with gin distillers and those in the gin industry from the UK and around the world to provide leadership and focus for the promotion of this exciting spirit category. Gin Guild member testimonials

 

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We are a spirits industry body that represents the gin industry as a whole. The Gin Guild is supported by the four major gin distilling companies: Bacardi, Diageo, William Grant and Sons and Chivas Brothers.

We aim to promote the gin category across the globe, enhancing its image and widening its appeal to worldwide consumers.

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