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Five things to do on International Gin & Tonic Day (19 October)

Five things to do on International Gin & Tonic Day (19 October)

International Gin & Tonic Day is celebrated around the world on 19 October.It’s inspired by an old American lady whose family sneaked a G&T into hospital for her - and hid it in her tea cup. Gin lover Mary Edith Kayburn died aged 95 on 19 October in 2010, and her friends established the day in her memory.Here are five things you should remember to do to make the most of the day (or indeed any other day of the year). Freeze large ice cubes. They melt more slowly than small ice cubes - so …
13th Oct 2021 York Gin
Search is on for best Yorkshire picnic spot to mark launch of York G&T cans on World Gin Day

Search is on for best Yorkshire picnic spot to mark launch of York G&T cans on World Gin Day

The search is on for Yorkshire's favourite picnic spot - choose yours and you could win a luxury York Gin & Tonic hamper.We've partnered with Welcome to Yorkshire to find the county's best places to enjoy a picnic.We're celebrating the official launch of York Gin & Tonic cans on World Gin Day (Saturday 12 June).The competition on the Welcome to Yorkshire Facebook page runs from 12 to 30 June. We hope you'll enter!The first prize is a York Gin & Tonic picnic hamper with eight can …
9th Jun 2021 York Gin
York Gin and Tonic cans launch in time for UK heatwave

York Gin and Tonic cans launch in time for UK heatwave

York Gin is launching its brand new G&T in a can in the middle of the current heatwave, and in time for World Gin Day on 12 June.The new cans are perfect for picnics and BBQs. Looking at the weather forecast, there will be plenty of these over the next couple of weeks!The two G&Ts - a classic gin and tonic and a ‘Berry Fizz’ with added natural fruit flavours - use award-winning York Gin London Dry as their base along with a premium bespoke light tonic.Says York Gin co-founder, Pete McNic …
8th Jun 2021 York Gin
Mix It Up: Free York Gin and Tonic cans at Spring Fair

Mix It Up: Free York Gin and Tonic cans at Spring Fair

We’ve teamed up with YorkMix radio for a summer surprise!We’re giving away 100 cans each day this weekend (Sat 5 and Sun 6 June) at the York Spring Fair & Food Festival.Come to the York Gin stand at the Festival - and use the winning catchphrase ‘MixItUp' to claim your free can.But you’ll have to be quick - we only have 100 cans to give away on each day of the weekend.Make sure you sign up for our newsletter at yorkgin.com/newsletter for more chances to win and an immediate discount cod …
3rd Jun 2021
What mixes well with gin? Is there a perfect gin mixer

What mixes well with gin? Is there a perfect gin mixer

The first rule of drinking good gin is to use a good mixer. You can easily ruin an excellent gin by adding a sub-par mixer.Tonic: The classic mixerThe classic mixer for gin is tonic - a drink developed by the administrators of the British Empire who drank tonic water for its anti-malarial quinine but who found it a little bitter. They added gin and - hey presto - one of the most famous and enduring cocktails in history was born.So tonic is the go-to mixer. If you’re drinking a premium gin like Y …
20th May 2021 York Gin

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