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Brighton Gin, whose botanicals include angelica, lime and milk thistle (well-known for cleansing the liver – helping you to detox as you tox, so to speak), makes a deeply refreshing G&T – in...

50 years, eight gins, one Lifetime Achievement Award from The Gin Guild and Beefeater’s Master Distiller Desmond Payne still isn’t ready to put his feet up. We chat to ‘Mr Beefeater’ about spending five decades in the gindustry...

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.

The family-run Langley Distillery, situated in the early 19th century Crosswells Road brewery building in Langley Green, has been producing gin on site since 1920. Owned by Alcohols Limited, the distillery is one of the world’s largest independent gin producers, and makes around one million bottles of gin per week for over 100 brands, with no sign of it slowing down.

London's Guildhall, Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7HH
The Gin Guild's Annual Gin Industry Dinner and Guild Spring Installation for new members.

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 and the current Grand Rectifier Martin Riley.
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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Bombay Sapphire has announced Dr. Anne Brock as its Master Distiller. The Director at the Gin Guild joins the Bacardi owned Bombay Sapphire from Bermonsdey Distillery, makers of Jensen's Gin.


Worldwide growth and interest in gin was in focus as industry body The Gin Guild installed its first member from Australia, while hosting its annual London Ginposium at RSA House, attracting more than 150 industry delegates from the USA, Japan, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Germany and the UK.


The Hayman family today announced plans to move the distillation of its range of traditional English Gins back to the capital, where their gin making story started over 150 years ago in a period brick warehouse in Balham miles from their original site.

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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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