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  • 12 of the prettiest gin bottles to add to your shelf

    It's World Gin Day on 11 June, so what better way to celebrate than by picking up a bottle of the good stuff? Here are some that'll look as good on your shelf as they taste in your G&T...

  • Bloody mary cocktail garnished with celery sticks, bacon and olives.

    Spice up your life! 5 winter-warming cocktails

    Brrr! Feeling the seasonal chill? Slip into a thermals and spice up cocktail hour with five delicious drinkies guaranteed to warm your cockles.

  • Boozy Bees Knees Gin Cocktail with Lemon

    5 classic summer cocktails with a twist

    Step away from the Chablis and try something different! We've rifled through the Berkshire Botanical drinks cabinet to bring you five summer liveners.

  • Hambledon rose sparkling in vineyard

    Think pink! 5 rosés for a summer BBQ

    Everything's coming up rosé! When the sun shines the nation is bathing in the pink stuff. Let's keep hangovers at bay and drink these blush beauties picked by Berkshire's Grape & Nectar.

  • Flint Vineyards BACCHUS

    5 epic English wines: from bubbles to Bacchus

    Pop the cork! It's English Wine Week, so no excuse needed to raise a glass to five local producers wine experts of loving right now.

  • all Angels Vineyard Enbourne Vineyard

    Glug! Vineyards in the Berkshire ‘hood

    English wine is officially having a moment – and what better time to try it than in English Wine Week (19-27 June)? Top up your glass with a drop from one of these local Berkshire vineyards.


    Buckle up for the Muddy gin flight

    The Muddy gin flight is ready for take off. Fasten your seatbelts for a world tour of six countries and seven gins. Hangover turbulence to be expected.

  • cocktailS IN GARDEN

    Grow your own cocktail garden

    Gardening leave you shaken and stirred? Raise the bar by growing your own cocktail garnishes. It's practically idiot proof. Dig in, make mine a Mojito.

  • Glass of a freshly prepared gin and tonic

    Local gins to get us through lockdown #3

    Dry January can trot on this year. There's only one way to get through lockdown #3 – anaesthetised with gin. Fortunately, I have sacrificed my liver to ensure you drink only the best of Berkshire.

  • ThamesIDE SPIcED rum punch

    Spice up your life! 3 winter warming cocktails

    Brrr! Feeling the seasonal chill? Slip into a thermals and spice up cocktail hour with three delicious drinkies, courtesy of Thameside, guaranteed to warm your cockles. 

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