September 2023 – Exciting show news from Ramsbury Distillery and Brewery:
“We are delighted to be the headline sponsor for the Newbury Show at Newbury showground. Being a major rural business in the area, Ramsbury looks forward to supporting the show, which in turn will showcase all aspects of farming & rural life in the area. Crops, agricultural technology, animals, artisan products, rural education, country pass-times and many other facets of country life will all be on display. We wish the organisers all the best in re-launching this iconic show which last took place in 2019.” Alistair Ewing, Group Manager.
The show will be running the 16th and 17th September.
September 2023 – Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits is proud to announce the launch of its dynamic new platform – Never out of place. Complementing the new platform, a surprising advert, ‘The Unlikely Bartender’. The captivating short film tells a tale of the most unlikely of bartenders… Set in a glamorous hotel, the whimsical narrative takes audiences on a journey through playful creativity and mystery, highlighting that Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits are ‘never out of place’. We hope you enjoy.
August 2023 – Ramsbury was delighted to sponsor this year’s Valley Fest, the award-winning, music and food event that takes place alongside Chew Valley Lake, near Bristol. In true British fashion, rain did make an appearance but this did not stop visitors enjoying the Somerset style and sizzle with Ramsbury cocktails whilst taking in the spectacular view.
Each day our Brand Ambassador, Mikul, hosted a Ramsbury masterclass, where visitors were taught how to shake up the perfect Ramsbury cocktail in style. If you missed the Ramsbury masterclass, don’t worry, you can learn how how to make our cocktails via our cocktail page.
July 2023 – Ramsbury was delighted to sponsor this year’s Savour Festival, a celebration of delicious food and drink in the heart of Chelsea. Visitors enjoyed Ramsbury spritzers, martinis and tonics (not together, mind you) while lounging in deckchairs or challenging gravity with our life-sized Jenga. In true British fashion, rain did make an appearance. But lucky for us, it was the perfect opportunity to prove that Ramsbury drinks taste beautiful rain or shine. If you missed us, our cocktail recipes are on our Instagram, and you can top up on our award-winning gins and vodkas in our web store. And if you didn’t miss us, cheers to being in the right place at the right time.
June 2023 – What a win!🥇Our Single Estate Vodka has been awarded *Best of Class Vodka* at San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
On Saturday, at the Top Shelf Gala Awards and Grand Tasting, we were so proud to win the best overall vodka, especially amongst such fantastic competition.
The SFWSC Judging Panel described our vodka as:
Clean, neutral, with pronounced citric notes on the nose. Smooth and viscous on the palate with distinctive lemon notes and hints of tropical fruits. Long sweet finish.
A huge congratulations to the team behind it all at Ramsbury Brewing & Distilling Company.
June 2023 – Junipalooza- Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits was part of the unique event at Tobacco dock showcasing and sampling their Single Estate Gin and Vodka. Attendees got to speak with the knowledgeable Ramsbury team about all things gin (and vodka) whilst learning all about the new gin school experience and the tours that the estate has to offer.
June 2023 – Cambridge Club Festival- Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits kicked off their summer of festivals at a very sunny and warm Cambridge Club Festival. The Ramsbury Farmhouse Event Bar was set up to serve delicious gin and vodka cocktails all weekend along with gin and vodka mixer serves on all the other bars. Visitors got to lounge in a Ramsbury deck chair with a cocktail in hand whilst watching the amazing acts on the main stage all weekend.
April 2023- Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka has won a double gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition as well as being a finalist for best in class, with results being announced in June. Ramsbury Vodka has also been awarded 92 points at at Tastings- Beverage Tasting Institute of Chicago, being described as a vibrant Vodka with a creamy mouth feel and a touch of savory herbs that has the gusto to stand up to cocktails.
Ramsbury Single Estate Gin has been awarded a silver medal at the SFWSC and also a gold and 92 points at Tastings- Beverage Tasting Institute of Chicago, where the gin was described as ‘a very well executed distillation with a pleasing peppery and savoury element that makes this well positioned for use in apéritif style cocktails.’
March 2023- IWSC Awards- Ramsbury Single Estate Gin earned a Silver Medal and 92 points at the prestigious IWSC Awards. The judges described the gin as an attractively complex gin, full of the aromatic essence of long forest walks. Positively zings with warming spice, fresh herbs and an evocative bite of hearty juniper at the finish. Also Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka earned a Bronze Medal and 85 points.
March 2023 – Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka wins the People’s Choice Awards 2023. This year’s judging took place in London and Manchester and involved over 150 people – the majority being wine and spirits consumers who, for the first time, sat alongside professionals to assess all the drinks entered together. Our Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka won the People’s Choice Award for the best Easy Weekday Vodka!
November 2022 – Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits has partnered with Jimmy’s Pop Up this winter to create the Ramsbury Snow Globes and Fire and Fromage.
Fire and Fromage is a homage to that cosy, unbeatable mountain hospitality, bringing the true taste of mountain life to London, celebrating the best food The Alps has to offer whilst sitting around the fire pits.
Be transported to a winters day on the Ramsbury Estate in Wiltshire in our cosy snow globes, where you can enjoy Ramsbury Single Estate Gin and Vodka cocktails, alongside a mouthwatering three course set dining menu. Or you can cosy up around fire pits with unlimited raclette and toast-your-own s’mores.
Drinks on offer across the snow globes, lodge, cabana and walk-up bar include a Ramsbury Espresso Martini, Rams Passionfruit Martini, Winter Estate G&T, Candied Lemon Collins, Berry Mule and a Hot Gin and Cider Smash.
Pop up opens 3rd November – 7th January 2023.
September 2022 – Experience Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits in partnership with Rockwell at Cocktails in the City between the 8th – 10th September.
Cocktails in the City brings London’s finest bars reimagined in pop-up form to the beautiful surroundings of a private Georgian garden. This year, Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits has teamed up with Rockwell to compliment the pop-up, with a beautiful floral stand and drinks that celebrate a true marriage of flavours synonymous with those found within countryside and the best seasonal produce.
You’ll get to experience Ramsbury Single Estate Gin and Vodka cocktails including the floral and velvety textured Spring Gardens, the refreshing Peach Blossom and the sweet and sour Buzzy like a Bee.
The event marks the start of a 2-year cocktail listing partnership with Rockwell Bar – a venue that emulates the Ramsbury ethos of innovation, sustainability and celebrating locality. From the late 1500s, the grounds of Rockwell were a Spring Garden; home to an array of wildflowers and botanicals, young saplings, and a place for locals to meet. Guests can experience a sumptuous escape from the city to indulge in an array of cocktails that span a realm of colour, textures, aromas and tastes at Rockwell.
May 2022 – You can now experience a slice of Ramsbury’s 19,000-acre countryside estate at the Ramsbury Riverside Retreat at Jimmy’s BBQ Club, on London’s Southbank.
The legendary BBQ Club pop up restaurant is back until 18th September 2022 and is bigger and better than ever. The ultimate 6-course BBQ menu will feature new drinks pairings, serving up delicious cocktails made with Ramsbury Single Estate Gin and Vodka stretching down the river front with guest chef takeovers, slow roast Sunday sessions and even more experimental BBQ cooking techniques throughout the summer. Use the link below to book.
As well as the bookable BBQ Club experience, you can walk up to one of the two bars without a booking and escape the hustle and bustle of the city and sip on Ramsbury Single Estate cocktails whilst you soak up the (long awaited!) summer vibes in our outdoor cabana overlooking the Thames.
May 2022 – We are delighted to announce the launch of our new limited-edition Platinum Celebration Vodka for Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee. The perfect purchase for your bank holiday weekend celebrations or it would make an ideal gift or keepsake for those hosting their own special festivities.
The Limited Edition has been produced using Clare wheat, which was grown in 2015 and distilled in 2016. It was the last year Ramsbury Estate grew Clare wheat on the farm, which is why there is a very limited edition of only 500 bottles. The Clare wheat produces a much more clean and crisp sensation, with a smooth, soft biscuit finish. Whilst the current Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka, made with Horatio and Spotlight wheat, has a sweet and more buttery profile.
June 2022 – Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits showcased their event bar at Taste of London. The ram packed festival ran over a sunny 5 days from 15th-19th June, where Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits served up delicious cocktails including the refreshing Bees’ Knees Slushie and the delicious Peach and Basil Collins. Customers got to experience the new event bar, which has been designed with the Ramsbury Estate in mind, using natural materials and textures, with added farmhouse luxury touches.
Keep an eye out for future events where our event bar will be and come and take a seat at our bespoke seated bar area and enjoy sipping on Ramsbury Single Estate cocktails.
May 2022- SIP Awards- Ramsbury Single Estate Gin earned a prestigious Double Gold Medal and recognition as an outstanding international beverage in the category of gin, at the SIP Awards 2022. Also for a second year in a row, Ramsbury Single Estate Gin earned an esteemed Consumer’s Choice Award, a celebrated recognition for medalling in two consecutive years in the category of gin.
March 2022 – Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka featured on ITV’s This Morning in ‘The top alternatives to Russian Vodka’, amongst 4 other vodkas. Positive reviews from all presenters who sampled it neat and in a Long Vodka cocktail, and highlighted Ramsbury’s winter wheat and single estate sustainable practices.
Deriving from the Ramsbury Estate, which covers Wiltshire, Berkshire and Hampshire, this single-estate vodka is sustainably created as part of a closed-loop system. Even Prince Charles has visited the grounds to sample the produce. Quite the seal of approval. Available at amazon.co.uk, waitrosecellar.com and 31dover.com.
In rural Wiltshire a single estate distillery is creating an innovative range of cocktail heroes with all the magic ingredients at hand – from pure well water to homegrown wheat.
Summer is finally here and there’s nothing like relaxing and toasting the season in style with a refreshing gin cocktail. And, as we all enjoy some much-needed freedom and socialising again after lockdown, what better way to celebrate than with some Ramsbury Single Estate Gin, a modern twist on the classic London dry gin style.
Nothing says summer quite like sitting back and enjoying a refreshing cocktail. As we celebrate our post-lockdown freedom, adding a modern twist to some of the classics is a great way to keep things feeling a little bit special.
Ramsbury Single Estate Gin was awarded the Platinum award and Consumer Choice Award at the 2021 SIP Awards. It was a double win for Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits with the their Vodka also picking up awards – the SIP Gold Award and Consumer Choice award.
The Spirit of the Year was the Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka produced by the Ramsbury Brewing and Distilling Co. Ltd. The Ramsbury Vodka was also awarded the Best Spirit by Quality and the Vodka of the Year. The Ramsbury estate is made up of over 19,000 acres of North East Wiltshire, West Berkshire and North Hampshire in the United Kingdom.
Spirit Of The Year – Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka scored 96 points making it top score in the 2021 London Spirits Competition.
Spirits from all over the world participated in the fourth annual London Spirits Competition, which took place in London on March 17, 2021.
Originating from Marlborough in the UK, the Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka by Ramsbury Brewing & Distilling Co. was crowned Spirit of the Year at the 2021 London Spirits Competition. Reigning over an array of spirits like whisky, gin, and rum, the vodka also took home the title of Best in Show by Country, Vodka of the Year, and Best Spirit by Quality.
Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits has revealed a new packaging design for both its Single Estate Gin and Vodka and simultaneously announced the news that Waitrose will be stocking the pair of spirits nationwide.
Hearts & Science has been appointed as media agency of record for Ramsbury Single Estate spirits.
Ramsbury Single Estate Spirits has updated the packaging design for the two-strong portfolio of its namesake brand.
The privately owned, UK based company has refreshed the bottle for both Ramsbury Single Estate Gin and Ramsbury Single Estate Vodka. Featuring tinted glass, the label also includes the coorindates of the location of the grain used to distil the two expressions.
Read about our Ramsbury friends initiative and our efforts to try and give a little help to our costumers in this trying period.
Join us on 20th February at Mark Hix’s Bar Bankside for an evening of Ramsbury cocktails and delicious food to match. From 6.30pm – 8pm, you’ll be treated to a selection of mini-dishes using meat, game, honey and rapeseed oil from our estate , paired to 4 Ramsbury gin and vodka cocktails.
Read about our winter take-over at the beautiful Kimpton Hotel.
Read about our expansion into Italy and our new global brand ambassador, Mikul Kalyan.
We are honoured to be considered one of the best gin experiences in the UK. Read more about this flattering but oh so true acknowledgement.
Our friends at Drink Up gave us visit to see what the fuzz is all about. Click the link to read more about what they found out.
We invited Master of Malt to the estate and showed them what it truly means to be a single estate distiller.
A part of the London Cocktail Week Village was transformed into a slice of the countryside, complete with a gorgeous floral installation and cocktails on tap – ready to transport you to the Ramsbury Estate in Wiltshire…
Read about how we brought a little bit of the English countryside to central London with the takeover of Dalloway Terrace.
This is a markedly different time for vodka. While wacky confectionary flavours may have had their day in the sun, drinkers are approaching vodka with a more discerning attitude.
Some say the best gin in Britain, at least it’s the best gin in Ramsbury.
It’s proper grain to glass operation, done on the scale where the spirit can be clean. There’s no messing around, no half attempt to make something and then having to carbon filter the life out it to remove the underlying base flavours. Read more about the philosophy behind Ramsbury Brewery & Distillery and what single estate spirits are all about.
I friendly visit from the prince of Wales.