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World Gin Day 2022: when is it and what happens

World Gin Day 2022: when is it and what happens

World Gin Day is a global celebration of gin, held on the second Saturday of June.World Gin Day 2022 is on Saturday 11 June. York Gin is joining the celebrations by offering 10% off everything in the online shop and the shops in York all weekend.Events around the world celebrate gin - in a G&T, in cocktails or neat. The first event was held in 2009.World Gin Day events happen in over 30 countries - with the details of events available on the World Gin Day websiteHowever you're celebrat …
5th Jun 2022 York Gin
What is Ginuary - a celebration of gin in January with January New Year Gin Sales, Gin Offers and Gin Bargains

What is Ginuary - a celebration of gin in January with January New Year Gin Sales, Gin Offers and Gin Bargains

What is Ginuary? And does it involve New Year Gin sales and gin bargains?Ginuary is a celebration of gin during the month of January. And it has its own hashtag - #ginuary.Ginuary 2022 is the opposite of Dry January or Dryanuary. Rather than a campaign for people to stop drinking, Ginuary provides reasons to drink gin. (In moderation.)It is also a good excuse to write about gin, to post gin photos on social media, and to try some gins you haven't tried before. Or to finish some of your leftover …
30th Dec 2021 York Gin
​Yorkshire gin map: distilleries and brands

​Yorkshire gin map: distilleries and brands

Yorkshire gins: find them hereThere are dozens of companies now making gin in Yorkshire. Some, like Masons, York Gin and Slingsby, are winning the highest international awards.All three companies have recently won the coveted Gold Outstanding medal at the International Wine & Spirit Competition – recognition that some Yorkshire gins really are among the best in the world.Across the whole White Rose county, gin makers are creating brands and products that resonate with drinkers. Yorkshire rea …
1st Oct 2021 York Gin
A short history of gin

A short history of gin

Here is a very short history of gin - and the gin and tonic, or G&T.You don’t need to know any history to enjoy our little story. After reading it, you may appreciate your modern gin and tonic a little more – made in a nice clean distillery rather than a slum, and without the addition of sulphuric acid! Let’s all raise a toast to gin – and how far it has come in its 300 year history.Dutch rootsThe word ‘gin’ comes from the Dutch word ‘jenever’ which means ‘juniper’. The Dutch made spirits di …
8th Feb 2021 York Gin
What and when is International Gin and Tonic Day

What and when is International Gin and Tonic Day

Happy International G&T Day!International Gin and Tonic Day celebrates the world’s most popular cocktail on 19 October each year.We'll be celebrating with a large one - will you?G&T Day HistoryIt was founded in honour of gin lover Mary Edith Keyburn, who passed away aged 95 on that date in 2010 with a G&T in a teacup by her bedside in hospital in the USA.According to her friends who established the day in her memory, Edith was ‘a remarkable woman who loved to have the occasional tipp …
19th Oct 2020 York Gin

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