Riserva Carlo Alberto Tasting Notes

I’m on a bit of a vermouth mission at the moment. My previous post took a look at an Italian range which hit the UK at the latter end of last year. This particular range came to fruition in 2011, but this article will focus on a name that has been in production since theContinue reading “Riserva Carlo Alberto Tasting Notes”

Mancino Tasting Notes

Vermouth is a category that I’ve touched on a couple of times in the past, although these have mainly been some of the more recognisable names such as Cinzano, as well as covering the likes of Cocchi and Sacred, but I’ve personally noticed a trend that seems to be happening here in the UK, withContinue reading “Mancino Tasting Notes”

Love Drinks Launches Barrel Aged Mancino Vecchio Vermouth

Love Drinks is delighted to announce the arrival of the rare Mancino Vecchio Vermouth to the UK. The Mancino Vermouths are blended with the finest ingredients to make original, yet classic, recipes created by world renowned Italian bartender Giancarlo Mancino. The Vecchio adds to the core range, which includes Bianco, Secco and Rosso Vermouth styles.Continue reading “Love Drinks Launches Barrel Aged Mancino Vecchio Vermouth”

Love Drinks Launch Mancino Vermouth In The UK

Love Drinks is delighted to announce the arrival of the Mancino (pronounced man-chino) range of Vermouths to its portfolio. The Mancino Vermouths are blended with the finest ingredients to make original, yet classic, recipes created by world renowned Italian bartender Giancarlo Mancino. These recipes are made from a selection of up to forty botanicals personallyContinue reading “Love Drinks Launch Mancino Vermouth In The UK”

Cinzano Tasting Notes

Over the years I have featured Cinzano on many a back bar, but it’s only recently that I have decided to really look into the brand and why it is something I keep listing. Cinzano dates back to 1757 and the Turin herbal shop of two brothers, Giovanni Giacomo and Carlo Stefano Cinzano. On theContinue reading “Cinzano Tasting Notes”

Giulio Cocchi Tasting Notes

I love a master class. It gives the chance to try a brand that you may have never have experienced properly, or even knew that they had more than one expression available. It also has the opportunity on the odd occasion to meet some fascinating industry figures, whether it’s a brand ambassador, master distiller orContinue reading “Giulio Cocchi Tasting Notes”

Sacred Tasting Notes

Sacred is a name that has been part of the London distillery scene for the past few years, and one feature that takes pride over them all is the fascinating story behind its creation. Sacred Microdistillery was established in London in 2009 by Ian Hart and Hilary Whitney. Their initial idea of creating gin hasContinue reading “Sacred Tasting Notes”