Broadcaster and journalist, Jennie Bond cut the ribbon at the launch event of a brand new Scottish Gin, distilled in the gatehouse at CLC Duchally Country Estate, in partnership with local spirit specialists, Strathearn Distillery.
Jennie Bond declared the Gatehouse Gin distillery open, saying:
“I’ve been very lucky to visit CLC Duchally Country Estate a few times and I love the tranquil setting, friendly staff and facilities. I’m certain Gatehouse Gin will prove to be a great success; it certainly deserves to be with its wonderfully clean and unique flavour.”
Graeme MacDonald, General Manager at CLC Duchally Country Estate commented:
“We were delighted to partner with Strathearn Distillery, whose expertise has produced Gatehouse Gin. The result is a sweet and refreshing hit to the palette, thanks to the signature ingredients of red sweet apples and gooseberries.”
At the launch event, guests enjoyed a Gatehouse Gin Signature cocktail and tour of the distillery where Strathearn Distillery founder, Tony Reeman-Clark, provided them with an overview of the Gatehouse Gin production. process.
The recently planted botanicals garden will supply ingredients that guests can use to create their own gin distillations and will provide a stunning venue for summer gin tastings.
Each distillation of Gatehouse Gin produces just 50 litres, affording the makers greater control over their ‘ginnovating’ craft. Find out more about the gin and experiences at Duchally Country Estate here.