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Drinking in colour

by Professor Charles Spence For thousands of years, people have been saying that we eat with our eyes. However, we also drink with our eyes. What this means is that as soon as we set eyes on a drink, a...
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People behind the brands: Johnny Neill, Whitley Neill Gin

In the first of a new series about the many fascinating people who for whatever reason, decide to set up their own spirits company, we speak to Johnny Neill, creator of Whitley Neill Gin. Pictured above with...
Zing Aged Cocktail Collection

Win a World of Zing luxury hamper!

Who doesn't love a Christmas hamper? Mince pies, Christmas pudding, after dinner mints... All well and good but we've got our eyes on the boozy beauties from World of Zing. Better still the nice people at Zing...
Belvedere Know Your Martini

The quest for the perfect Martini – part 2: Belvedere

How many variations can there be on a Vodka Martini and what makes it different? Is it just about the ratio of spirit to vermouth? Is it whether this most classic of cocktails is stirred or shaken? Or whether...
GIN 1495 Collection

Your chance to own a piece of gin history

GIN 1495 is the culmination of an extraordinary journey. From a 500 year old recipe to a limited edition launch, it is changing  the way we look at gin. For a select few it may also change the way they...