The Gin Guild Sprig



Ginposium 2024

14th June 2024, London More Details

Alison Munro, Portman Group

Alison will provide an updated version of the presentation made at Ginposium 2019 from her colleague, Alistair Taylor, and provide a refresher for gin brands on how the self-regulatory system for alcohol marketing works.

Ciara Cullen, RPC

Ciara will discuss the latest developments in IP infringement in the drinks industry, including the recent well-publicised UK decisions in M&S v Aldi (gin case) and discuss how best to protect your rights when faced with look-a-like product.

Stefano Trumpy, Webb James

Stefano will discuss the general state of the botanicals market and look at the challenges of sustainability in botanicals supply, as well as the impact of climate change on botanicals crops and examine the impact of global conflicts.

Chris Pitcher, Redburn Atlantic

Chris will help us map the performance of gin consumption, focus on the recent evolution in consumer trends by the key markets, and summarise where we are in the investment cycle and will examine the challenges facing the industry.

David Symons, WSP

In this discussion, David will present an outline of the Gin Guild’s sustainability project and how its toolbox for Gin distillers can help them reduce their carbon footprint.

David T Smith,

Celebrating his 10th year at Ginposium David leads his tasting of what’s new in the world of gin, a fast-paced environment with constant innovation with many new releases since last year.

Lesley Gracie, Hendrick’s Gin

A Q&A with the legendary Lesley Gracie creator of Hendrick’s Gin, hosted by Gin Guild Chairman, Christopher Hayman.

Alessandro Garneri, Bacardi

Alessandro’s talk is about Sourcing and managing botanicals for a global gin brand where he share his knowledge from working at Bacardi’s botanical centre in Geneva.

Emma Stokes, Gin Monkey

Emma will guide attendees through a tasting session featuring a selection of the finest ultra-premium gins available, including from Guild members Renais, Cygnet as well as the gin created for Brad Pitt by Guild Lifetime achievement award winner Tom Nichol.

Simon Ford, Fords Gin

Simon, founder of Fords Gin is going to discuss his experiences in launching a gin brand in a new market – using knowledge from his recent Brazil launch as well as the experience of launching in the USA – to share what he has learnt along the way.

John Vine, Waitrose

John will give insights to gin producers around the world on what his role as Senior Spirits buyer at Waitrose entails, and give tips and suggestions for how to stand out in a crowded marketplace in Waitrose, the holy grail of spirits listings.


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Ginposium 2024 Gin Guild Member ticket
£ 150.00
25 available
Ginposium 2024 Distilling student ticket
£ 150.00
15 available
Ginposium 2024 standard ticket
£ 200.00
13 available

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 gin.

The Guild is the heart to which we are connected as Gin distillers, regardless of where we are in the world.”

Anand Virmani

Founder & CEO, NÄO Spirits (Hapusa Himalayan Gin)

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Current members of The Gin Guild

58 and CO
82O Spirits Ltd
Ad Gefrin
Adnams plc
Adventurist Spirits Distillery
Alcohols Limited
Alpine Distilling
Angus Dundee / The Chelsea Gin Company
ATOM Brands
Audemus Spirits
B my Gin
Bareksten Spirits
Beacon Commodities
Bermondsey Gin Ltd
Berry Bros. & Rudd
Better Man Distilling Co
Black Button Distilling
Bombay Sapphire
Bramley and Gage Ltd
Brighton Spirits Company
Cambridge Distillery
Cask Owners
Chase Distillery Ltd
Columbia Road Gin Makers
Copper in the Clouds
Copper Rivet Distillery
Cotswolds Distillery
Crafter’s Gin
Cygnet Distillery
Distillerie Saint Gervais Mont Blanc
Distillers Of Surrey
Drinks One
Durham Distillery (USA)
East London Liquor Company
East Side Distillery
Edelwhite Gin
Edinburgh Gin
El-Bart Gin Co.
Elgin Distillery
Feddie Ocean Distillery
Fever-Tree Mixers
Fords Gin
Four Feathers Spirits
Four Pillars
G&J Distillers from Quintessential Brands
Geekstill Co. Ltd
Gilpins Gin
Gin 1689
Gin Archive
Gin Monkey – organisers of World Gin Day
Gin Provincia
Gin Sweden
GL Spirits Company
Golden Moon Distillery
González Byass
Greensand Ridge Distillery
Hayman Distillers
Helsinki Distilling Company
Hendrick’s Gin
Hepple Spirits
Hernö Gin
Highclere Castle Spirits
Himbrimi Gin
Holyrood Distillery
Hope Distillery OÜ
Inver House Distillers Ltd
Isle of Wight Distillery
J. Rieger & Co
Jim & Tonic
Joseph Flach & Sons
Junimperium Distillery OÜ
King of Soho
Kyoto Distillery
Lakes Distillery
Landdrea Gin
Levante Spirits Srl (Ginepraio)
London & Scottish International
London to Lima Spirits
Lough Ree Distillery
Mainline Spirit Co
Malfy Gin
Malt Norge
Martin Miller’s Gin
Masons of Yorkshire
Mixellany Ltd
Monkey 47
Mosaico Spirits
NÄO Spirits
New Liberty Distillery
Nicholson Gin
Nordic Gin House
Old Young’s
Oxley Gin
Persie Distillery
Plymouth Gin
Puddingstone Distillery
Rademon Estate Distillery
River Test Distillery
Rutte Distillery
Sanchez Romate Hnos. S.A.
Seatrus Gin
Silent Pool Distillers
Sky Wave Distilling Company
Southwest Destilaria
Southwestern Distillery
Spirit of Harrogate Ltd
Spirit of Hven Distillery
StarSpice Ingredients
Steinhart Distillery
Stranger & Sons
Tanqueray Gordon & Co Ltd
Telser Distillery L
Thames Distillers
That Boutique-y Gin Company
That’s the Spirit
Thunderflower Distillery
Tipplemill Distillery
Trevethan Distillery
Unesdi Distribuciones S.A.
Vánagandr Destilerías S.L.
Warner’s Distillery
Webb James
Whittaker’s Gin
Wild Alps Distillery
Your Brand Here

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