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.


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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The Best Glass For a Gin and Tonic: The Copa de Balón

Does it matter which glass you serve a G&T in? We think so. Find out how and why it can make all the difference to your gin and tonic, and why the copa de balón style is as much function as it is fashion when creating the perfect serve.

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Lemon Iced Tea - Simply the Zest!

When life gives you lemons, make a gin infused lemon iced tea! That’s how the expression goes, right?

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Renoir, Revisted

We were delighted when good friend, artist Dimitri Permiakov, came to visit us again this weekend as part of Art for Guernsey’s celebration of Renoir at Moulin Huet for Guernsey’s “Le French Festival”.

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Cocktail: Summer Fruit Cup

Summer’s here, and that means deck chairs, sunny afternoons in the garden, the sound of somebody else playing tennis, and possibly a jug of Pimm's. Pimm's is the most famous pre-mixed summer fruit cup, but you can make your own using Wheadon's Gin.

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Martini Twists: A Guide

A true Martini is a botanical balancing act consisting of gin, vermouth, and the appropriate garnish served in a cold glass, however there is still some room for interpretation within the classic recipe using these well-known "Martini twists".

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