My boyfriend and I are currently travelling Australia and stumbled upon Four Pillars Gin on a rainy Sunday afternoon. Healesville, in Victoria’s Yarra Valley, where the distillery is located, is traditionally wine country. Approximately an hour’s drive from Melbourne, it’s definitely worth a visit.
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You could describe The Jolly Botanist as my local, as it is a mere 200 metres from where I live and a stones throw from Haymarket train station and tram stop. With a classy but quirky Victorian-aged style, it is the perfect place for a gin and tonic with it being a gin bar stocking over 72 gins, so plenty to sample! However it stocks all of your other spirits you would expect from any other bar, as well as lagers, craft beers, wine, cocktails and prosecco. Great for a few weekend drinks or a couple of gin and tonics midweek, it also boasts a bit of space out front which is great on a sunny day for catching some rays compete with gin in hand. Continue reading
I first became accustomed to first class train travel whilst living up in Aberdeenshire. Continue reading
I have been to Eden Mill before on a tour of their brewery and for some beer tasting, that was probably about two years ago now. Today we visited their distillery and enjoyed a gin flight courtesy of the two tickets we received in their limited edition ’12 gins of Christmas’ gift box which, FYI will be relaunched this coming Christmas with entirely new limited edition gins! Continue reading