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Mermaid

A Taste of the Island

Mermaids Gin from The Isle of Wight Distillery was created by distiller Xavier Baker to capture a true sense of 'Island spirit'. Using hand picked ingredients such as Rock Samphire from the chalk cliffs on the south side of the island and Boadicea hops grown at the famous Ventnor Botanical Gardens, Wight Mermaids Gin is a refreshing, smooth and slightly peppery gin with a hint of citrus.

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The Italian Touch

If yours is a spirit of adventure, daring enough to sail the high seas then take a journey with us and rediscover Italian Spirits as you've never experienced them before! Gin a la Madame and Gin Monsieur are a celebtration of Prohibition drinks by The Jerry Thomas Project, a speakeasy in Rome focused on the rediscovery of forgotten Italian spirits. Their gins are small batch, hand crafted and utterly unique - believe me, you won't have tasted anything quite like these before:

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Volcanic Vino anyone?

We've just welcomed our first wines from the remarkable DOC of Mount Etna. With their fabulous minerality and fine tannins, they are truly refective of their terroir and the results are wines of both elegance and character, with a persistent finish.

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It's a tough job....

But as they say, someone's got to do it! Wine tasting, mmmm, you could say it's pretty much the best perk of being an independent wine retailer. I mean, how else are we going to select an exciting and diverse range of wines to suit all tastes and budgets? Well, you might wonder how on earth do you begin to decide what to source. To be honest, we've always just gone with our hearts and of course our palates; it has to begin with personal preferences, if you're going to sell a wine, you'd better be passionate about it!

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Magnums, miniatures & more...

Just landed, our Ramon Bilbao wooden boxed magnums; these beautifully presented, wonderful Riojas, make fantastic gift ideas. Meanwhile we have limited edition wooden boxed Gin from City of London - a great choice for the discerning gin-drinker. And Pickerings of Edinburgh have just launched their gin trio minis, gift boxed and ready to go! Check out these lovelies:

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