World Gin Day

8 June 2019

World Gin Day is a global celebration of all things gin, on the second Saturday in June organised by Gin Monkey.

The idea is simple: get people together all around the world with a legitimate excuse to drink some gin, whether it’s in a cocktail, G&T or neat.

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Ballantrae gin launches on world gin day

The limited edition Ballantrae Gin has been commissioned by the Festival and developed in conjunction withPixel Spirits. It is produced at their Gin School in Ballachulish.

It celebrates the coastal location of Ballantrae and its release coincides with World Gin Day on 8th June.

Pixel Spirits will officially launch Ballantrae Gin at The Festival by giving a talk about gin and about the development of Ballantrae Gin in particular.

The gin will be available to purchase from the Pixel Spirits stand at the Festival.

Gin at the Festival

This year we’ll be celebrating World Gin Day by incorporating a Gin Festival within the main Festival, featuring craft gins from around Scotland. Our Exhibitors will be:

Crafty Distillery

Multi-award winning Gin from Newton Stewart.

Pixel Distillery

Pixel Spirits is a craft distillery set in the scenic grounds of the Loch Leven Hotel in North Ballachulish, Scottish Highlands.

Selkirk Distillers

The main botanical in Reiver’s Gin grows wild on the rolling lowland hills of Selkirkshire.

The Gin Show

Chris Saunders is the founder of The Gin Show in Scotland. They specialise in providing a mobile Gin bar service which stocks a hundred gins. This can be hired for events, gatherings and special occasions. The Gin Show organise tasting events across South West Scotland. Chris loves to educate people on all things Gin and was involved in the creation of the Ballantrae Gin. Finding the right gin drink for you is Chris's speciality. Chris is involved in all things Gin and works with several brands from across the UK. Ranging from household names to some of the more niche brands. With his broad knowledge base on spirits and mixers Chris looks forward to serving you a drink to be enjoyed.


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