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Online shop still open for business

Although we have had to close our Distillery Shop our online shop remains fully open. With free deliveries for anyone living within 10 miles of our distillery at Markham Vale (you will also receive 6 small bottles of Franklin & Sons tonics with every full size bottle of gin*) there’s every reason to remain as […]

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Christmas (in a bottle) is going down well

Back by popular demand, we are now bottling our Chesterfield Distilled Sloe & Spiced Orange gin, which we think is just about as close as you can get to Christmas in a bottle. Tasting Notes Chesterfield Distilled Sloe & Spiced Orange is a blend of sloes and oranges that are distilled with winter warming spices […]

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Derbyshire Distillery scoops another award

Derbyshire Distillery was named as Chesterfield Food Producer of the Year at the annual Chesterfield Food and Drink Awards Ceremony.  The event, which took place at the Winding Wheel Theatre in Chesterfield on Wednesday 23 October, was hosted by celebrity chef Brian Turner CBE. A total of 27 businesses were shortlisted across nine categories, with […]

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State-of-the-art still to boost gin production

The directors of Derbyshire Distillery are delighted to announce that they have made a signficant investment in their business. They have purchased a state-of-the-art copper and stainless steel still from Kothe, a German company that manufactures high quality stills. The new still will significantly boost the company’s output, whose products are increasingly in demand. Commenting […]

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Derbyshire Distillery branches out to create new range of gin

The directors of Derbyshire Distillery were approached by Darwin Forest, a luxury holiday park in the Peak District National Park, to create a branded gin that could be sold in their bars and restaurants. The result is Darwin Forest Woodland Gin, a uniquely blended 40% ABV gin, infused with blackberry, pine and hawthorn, available in […]

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Demand for gin drives purchase of third still

Derbyshire Distillery has just ordered a third still, which will be installed at their new purpose-designed facilities by the end of July. The new German still is state-of-the-art and as well as distilling gin it can also produce rum, whiskey and vodka. No date has yet been set for when the company might start producing […]

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International gin award for Chesterfield Dry Gin

Derbyshire Distillery’s Chesterfield Dry Gin, has been named as runner up at the international Gin Guide Awards 2019, in two categories: London Dry Gin and Traditional Gin. The judging panel for The Gin Guide Awards included experts with significant on- and off-trade experience, including gin producers, marketers, event managers, leisure operators and mixologists. Commenting on […]

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Derbyshire Distillery shortlisted for global gin awards

Derbyshire Distillery has had three of its gins shortlisted by the judges at The Gin Guide Awards 2019, which entitled the company to be additionally considered for the prestigious Distillery of the Year award. On Tuesday 30 April the judging panel will announce the name of one of the finalists who will become Distillery of […]

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A good year for gin

Derbyshire Distillery, which launched in early 2018, is celebrating the end of a successful first year. The company started producing a range of fine gins, which are now available from online wine merchants and from farm shops, garden centres and off licences across North Derbyshire and the Peak District, but the longer-term aim is to […]

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New website launches

We’re delighted to announce that our new website is now live, which has been designed and developed by Baslow-based Opera PR & Communications. We are very pleased with the ease that the site can be navigated and that our contact details are clearly set-out on every page. Our website will be our main marketing vehicle, […]

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