Spirit-tourism in the UK, from cider to gin

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From gin to wine, these places are a must for “spirit-tourism” and wine visits.


Wine tourism

For wine amateurs, operators like Wine Adventures organize a trip to visit the wineries. Three vineyards participate: Bride Valley, Furleigh Estate and Langham Wine Estate. Other options such as Llanerch Vineyard in South Wales include a 26-room hotel, imitating the success of wine tourism in New Zealand and Australia.

Cider and Perry

An industry valued at 1.94 billion pounds also has a lot to offer. Especially after the renaissance of both drinks last summer. Places to visit include The Torre Cider Company. Other producers are Stephen Ware, who produces apples to prepare these delicious spirits.

Craft Beer

No doubt an important feature of England. Although despite the few openings last year (eight breweries), it is still a popular visit. One of them you can visit is Hook Norton Brewery. Located in Costwolds, the scenery of the place is beautiful, and guarantees a quality beer.

Gin and Whisky

The gin boom has contributed enormously to the opening of more distilleries in the UK. According to HMRC, 54 distilleries opened in 2018, although eight closed. Between whisky and gin, Scotland and England compete for first place in terms of who has more structures. Surely you will have no problem visiting distilleries of these spirits.


Don’t drink and drive. Enjoy responsibly.

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