GIN or wine, wine or gin – it’s the ultimate Saturday night
debacle, especially when there are so many pros and cons for both
(gin offers a kinder hangover, but wine is much better for sharing,
But fear not, the dilemma is over, because a red wine gin now
exists – and it could be a total game changer for indecisive
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for one of these babies… Bloody Shiraz Gin on ice, with a splash
of soda. Simple to make, waaaay to easy to drink. Here’s to your
day gin friends, hope you smashed it out of the park
#FourPillarsGin #DrinkBetterGin #BlooodyShirazGin #gin
#cocktailhour #sundowner #shiraz #distillery #YarraValley
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- Shiraz gin, £48, Four Pillars Gin – buy
It might sound like an odd creation, but according to its
makers, Australian distillery Four Pillars Gin, the
Shiraz-flavoured tipple is the perfect combination of “delicious
sweetness and pine forest notes”.
“2019 was a terrific season for Victorian cool climate
Shiraz,” they explain.
“And that has given us another belter of a Bloody Shiraz Gin
“After a good spring rain, summer brought serious heat
resulting in more dominant dark fruit notes than 2018 – tons of
delicious plum and blackberry.
“Straight up you’ve got those pine forest notes, white
pepper and spices, and the gin is beautifully balanced with a
delicious sweetness and nice tannins to finish.”
We have to admit, it does sound delicious, but at £48 per
bottle, it certainly doesn’t come cheap.
They recommend adding a simple lemon tonic or drinking it neat
with ice, while social media users have been adding slices of
Despite its fruity flavour, the gin company explained it still
“packs a punch” with an alcohol percentage of 37.8%.
In other news, we revealed the
freezer queen’s top food tips to save you a trip to the
supermarket when you return from holiday.
We also told you
wine has toppled beer and spirits to become Britain’s favourite
alcoholic drink, survey says.
Source: FS – All – Food and Nutrition Blogs
You can now buy red wine-flavoured gin – and it’s perfect for those who struggle to decide what to drink