Journal


From gin stories to cocktail recipes and new limited edition infusions from Wheadon’s small batch distillery, our gin journal will keep you updated and entertained.


Saving Juniper

Whilst the popularity of gin has exploded in recent years, the plant that produces the berries that give gin both its flavour and its name, juniper, has been declining on British soils for decades. Until now...

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Classic Cocktail: French 75

The French 75 is a classy combination of gin, sweet, sour and fizz, that's perfect for the festive season. But, don’t let its elegance conceal the fact that it’s named for a powerful canon with good reason!

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Wheadon's Gin's New GFC Blend

The new Wheadon's Gin GFC blend is here, just in time for Christmas!

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Classic Cocktail: White Lady

The White Lady is up there with similar classic cocktails such as the martini, gimlet and negroni in being short, strong, and about as sophisticated as they come.

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The Wheadon’s Gin Mobile Christmas Party Bar

Gin lovers of Guernsey! If you’ve been tasked with organising your office Christmas party this year then we have the answer to all of your prayers: the Wheadon’s Gin mobile Christmas party bar.

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International Gin and Tonic Day 2019

Saturday October 19th marks International Gin and Tonic Day 2019, and any day that prompts us to raise a glass of this perennially popular pairing is one that we’ll celebrate!

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Classic Cocktail: Clover Club

The Clover Club is a classic gin cocktail right up there with the martini and negroni; it’s a pre-Prohibition classic, and one that works wonderfully with our very own Wheadon’s Gin yuzu, lemongrass and green tea infusion.

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Live Distilling Demonstration at Eat, Drink and Be Local

Eat, Drink and Be Local Guernsey's summer of Seafront Sundays culminate this September in a weekend-long Festival Finale on St Peter Port's Crown Pier on September 28th and 29th, where Mr w will be doing a live distillation of a special festival gin.

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Classic Cocktail: The Bramble

The slow slide of summer towards autumn is somewhat sweetened by the fruits of the hedgerows, in particular blackberries - the inspiration behind the contemporary classic British cocktail, the Bramble.

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A Channel Islands Liquor Company Update: Our Jersey Distillery

We’re excited to share the news that The Channel Islands Liquor Company's Jersey distillery is nearing completion on St Helier's South Pier, and we hope to start production there by the end of September.

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