12/03/2015 We Won - Taste of Kent Awards 2015

Kim and Norman attended the black tie dinner for the Taste of Kent Awards and I’m pleased to announce we won our category of Speciality Drinks Producer of the Year as well as Overall Food Product of the Year!!! Incredibly honoured and amazed to have won these awards when Kent produces so many absolutely fantastic products.


11/03/2015 - IoD Get A Gin Education

Visited the Institute of Directors Headquarters in Pall Mall this evening to give a talk and tasting on the history of gin. Starting from the origin of Dutch Genever, through Old Tom style, London Dry and tonic water and Navy strength to the contemporary artisan craft gins like Anno. Each gin was paired with a canape created by the IoD chefs to compliment style.


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09/03/2015 - Oh we do like to be beside the seaside!

Yes we were along the Kentish coast again this weekend, this time it was the Herne Bay Food Festival at the Kings Hall. The sky was blue, the sea was twinkling in the sunshine and there were lots of happy locals sampling and purchasing food and drink – Fab weekend

06/03/2015 - Anno get Arty

Norman attended, our stockist, Gorgeous George’s charity event in aid of the British Trust this evening. An art auction was held in the Portelli Room Gallery above the store, along with live music and tastings by ourselves and canapes by the Campervan Chef. The evening raised about £800 for charity.


28/02/2015 - Bake Off

Family Lewis have produced an Anno Kent Dry Gin sponge cake for the Heath Stores - Great Horsmonden Cake Bake Off 2015 in aid of Comic Relief and won highly commended!!!! #GinCake



18/02/2015 - Anno reaches dizzying new heights!

We are pleased to welcome Norman back to the distillery today after his fantastic holiday in South America visiting Machu Picchu in Peru and snorkelling in the Galapagos Islands amongst many other exciting adventures.

Even a mini bottle of Anno Gin made it to the extraordinarily beautiful site in the middle of a tropical forest over 2400m above sea-level. #Ginspirational

02/02/2015 - Share the Love with flowers........ Elderflowers that is!

Valentines Day is almost here and we have the perfect gift. Celebrate in style with Anno Elderflower&Vodka in Champagne!


15/01/15 - Crazy Christmas Cranberries

After a highly successful sales of our Christmas Cranberry Gin over the Festive period we have already began preparing for next year’s production! Today lots of cranberries have arrived ready to be infused into our amazing Anno Kent Dry Gin over the next 9 months. Plus by popular request it will be available in 70cl bottles as well as our gorgeous 5cl miniatures!


09/01/2015 - Anno is a top 10 Gin!

After only 15 months since launch, Anno Kent Dry Gin has been voted 8th favourite gin in the UK by a public vote arranged by the Craft Gin Club. Results are here:

08/01/2015 - The Slice is Right- A Garnish Guide

Ginuary is here and the gin category just keeps booming. With so many weird and wonderful flavours available it is no surprise that the list of garnishes is increasing too. Obviously we all know Anno Kent Dry Gin is best garnished with samphire and lime, but what about those other gins like City of London, Blackdown and Elephant Gin……… grapefruit, rhubarb or apple anyone?

Check out the Craft Gin Clubs Garnish Guide at #anno 


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