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.


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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Gin For Good: Fever Tree’s Role in the Fight to End Malaria For Good

Tonic brand Fever Tree will be raising £1 million over the next three years for charity Malaria No More (UK) to help in the global fight against the world’s oldest and deadliest disease. We’ll drink to that.

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Cocktail: The Greyhound

Often said to be as fast to make as its namesake, the Greyhound is a classic cocktail and one which Wheadon's Gin's flagship infusion of pink grapefruit and rock samphire works exceptionally well in.

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Guernsey Wild Gin: For-A-Gin' Fridays

Join us this April for a foraging and wild food and gin experience, as Luke Wheadon and Patricio Filipe, the head chef at Guernsey's Gin Hotel The Bella Luce, lead guests on a foraging walk along Guernsey's leafy lanes and rugged coastline.

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"Drink Me": Wheadon's Gin Bar at The Mad Hatter's Tea Party

In early February, Wheadon’s Gin went down the rabbit hole to be transported into a neon, psychedelic, Mad Hatter's Tea Party at Specsavers' annual ball.

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Cocktail: Marmalade

As the short season for Seville oranges draws to a close for another year, we celebrate this Spanish citrus fruit with a classic cocktail based upon the bitter-sweet breakfast favourite, marmalade.

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