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.


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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Introducing The Channel Islands Liquor Company

We’re very excited to announce that Wheadon’s Gin founder Luke Wheadon and Jersey restauranteur Mark Taft (of the wonderful La Bastille Bar and Brasserie) have joined forces to launch The Channel Islands Liquor Company.

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World Gin Day 2019: A Festival Guide

Saturday June 8th 2019 is World Gin Day, and once again there’s a huge range of gin-centric events taking place around the world in celebration of our favourite sip.

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Floral Festival Foraged Gin Coming Soon, This June

Our island home is in full bloom in June, making it the perfect month for Guernsey’s Floral Festival and a great excuse for Mr W to create a celebratory new infusion.

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Cocktail: Southside (South Coast)

Summer’s almost here, so it’s the perfect time to share with you this classic cocktail, which we’ve renamed with a nod to our location on Guernsey’s south coast.

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Gin and Tonic Garnish Guide

Garnishing a G&T was once as simple and straightforward as deciding whether to slice up a lemon or a lime. Thank goodness times have changed! Here are our suggestions for the perfect garnishes for each of our Wheadon’s Gin infusions:

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