Celebrate International Gin and Tonic Day with these 3 Gin trends of the year


19 October marks International Gin & Tonic Day, so those of you who thirst for the piney, fizzy taste of a G&T topped with a generous squeeze of a juicy lime, today is yours!

The world is fast becoming a place full of gin connoisseurs. It’s one of the fastest growing artisanal spirits and enthusiasts are using 100s of different botanicals – bringing with them unique, complex flavours.

So, on International Gin and Tonic Day, we bring you the best gin trends of the year.

1. Large style copa glasses

 Celebrate International Gin and Tonic Day with these 3 Gin trends of the year

It’s all about lounging with an extra large G&T in your hand.

2. Complementing your gin with the right tonic

 Celebrate International Gin and Tonic Day with these 3 Gin trends of the year

Selecting the correct tonic is as important as choosing the gin. It needs to complement the flavours in the gin, allowing them to shine through and not overpower – the tonic is two thirds of the drink after all.

3. Pimping up your gin with fresh herbs and garnishes

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Fanciful garnishes, flavoured tonics, bitters, tinctures, fresh herbs, juices, jams and even liqueurs take the classic ‘spirit and mixer’ to delicious new heights.