martini

Tasting Gin | Stone Pine Orange Blossom Gin

Longtime readers will know my soft spot for Stone Pine Gin. It was the first boutique Australian gin I discovered so it would be in my affection anyway, but I’ve also had the pleasure of meeting the distiller Ian Glen who is entirely delightful which confirms my affection in perpetuity. This past summer they released […] Read more…

Tasting Gin | The Antipodean Gin Company

I’ve always loved the word antipodean, antipodes, it’s such an exotic word for us down in the every unexotic Southern Hemisphere. It’s the word for Australia adopted by The Antipodes Gin Company; Australia’s first certified organic and carbon neutral gin. PROCESS The scant details on their website states simply that the gin is triple distilled […] Read more…

The Absolute Beginners’ Guide to Martinis

The martini is the quintessential gin cocktail. It is a cocktail that lets gin shine with all its ginny goodness. With a little know-how a martini is quite easy to make. Our Absolute Beginners’ Guide to Martinis takes all the guess work out of making martinis with a step-by-step process for the five basic martinis: dry, dirty, wet, perfect […] Read more…