Tastings & Events

Gin Tasting in York

The York Gin Tasting in York is a fascinating, fun and delicious introduction to gin. You’ll learn lots, laugh lots – and will develop an appreciation for all the gins you drink in the future too.
The gin tasting experience is held every Friday and Saturday evening in the beautiful York Gin shop opposite the famous Shambles.
Enjoy two full G&Ts, taste a wide selection of our award-winning range, get top tasting tips and learn about gin's incredible history. Gin tasting in York really is a treat: among the best things to do in York for gin lovers.
As well as the hour-long gin tastings in the city of York, there are other wonderful gin experiences to try. Looking for cocktail classes in York? Get in touch for cocktail making in York.

One of the best things to do in York

Every Friday and Saturday at 6.30pm - £30 per person

Our gin tasting experience is hosted in our beautiful city centre shop opposite the famous Shambles from 6:30pm every Friday & Saturday.
You'll enjoy a full G&T on arrival (our gold award-winning London Dry and Fever-Tree Light tonic).
This is followed by generous tasters of another five gins, as our Gin Experts take you through each in turn.
You'll pick up tasting tips, learn about the history of gin and discover gin's myths and legends.
At the end, you'll choose your favourite gin for another full G&T to round off the evening.
The session lasts around an hour.

What our customers say

Highly recommend the York Gin tasting. Was a lovely evening spent with friends. Fun and informative.

Fantastic! Would definitely recommend this event, excellent value for money and really interesting. Thank you so much!
Carole & Sam

The whole evening was enjoyable and relaxed and we would highly recommend it.

I would recommend to anyone not only the gin but the tasting experience too. York Gin have some very loyal customers in us now.
Lauren I

We had a tasting after closing time as part of my fathers 70th trip to York. Great fun and very informative.
Marc M

More fabulous gin experiences in York

Try one of these gin experiences at some of York's finest venues. Book directly with them - and enjoy the York Gin!

York Gin Afternoon Tea at The Elmbank Hotel

Relax and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea with a gin twist in one of York's most beautiful hotels. More info and book an afternoon tea

Larger groups & special occasions: Please get in touch

If you have a larger group or want to organise some gin tasting or cocktail making in York as part of a works party or stag or hen do, we can help.
Please email us with as many details as you can.
We'll get back to you with your options.

At-home gin tastings

Set up your own gin tasting at home. Our Gin & Tonic Taster Set has easily enough for two people to share.
With six delcicious gins, six Fever-Tree tonics, six garnishes and detailed tasting notes, it's a great night in.
Makes a wonderful gift for a gin lover too. And is perfect for a couple or a pair of friends to enjoy.

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