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Calling all Gin Lovers

It appears that there are more gin lovers in the UK than ever before. Apparently, last year, 40 million bottles of gin were bought in the UK. That’s enough to make over a billion gin and tonics. 

We’re joining the party for gin lovers. Our Gin Bar already stocks over 100 different varieties and to showcase these, we are hosting our first ever Gin Weekend.

Let the weekend be-GIN takes place on Friday 26 – Sunday 28 January 2018. 

This special event includes 2 informative and fun-packed tasting sessions with Newton House Gin from here in Somerset and Quick Gin based in Exmouth. 

Our itinerary for gin lovers:

Friday 26 January
5.30pm Welcome drink
6.00pm Gin Tasting with Newton House Gin. We will also throw in a classic cocktail demonstration
7.00pm Dinner

Those with extraordinary stamina can adjourn to our Gin Bar for a night cap or two.

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Saturday 27 January
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and discover Wells during the day.
(We recommend strolling to the local farmers market, wandering around the moated Bishop’s Palace and taking in Wells Cathedral.)*
6.00pm Gin Tasting with Quick Gin. Understand your botanicals and have a go at making your own cocktail.
7.30pm Dinner

We will also be announcing the winner of our ‘Quiz and Tonic.’ The greatest gin buff (or lucky guesser) will win a return stay to the hotel.

The weekend is priced at £74.00 per person. per night and includes dinner, bed and breakfast and the tastings. This price is based on 2 sharing a standard twin or double. Single supplements apply.

To book your places, please call 01749 836300 quoting Let the weekend be-GIN.

This weekend is sure to appeal to gin lovers of all ages and makes an ideal Christmas or birthday gift.

*The city of Wells has incredible architecture, independent shops and stunning countryside on its doorstep. For more and ideas and inspiration, please visit things to do in Wells.