The Distilled History of Gin - A Unique Tasting & Talk

Learn the secrets of the UK’s favourite spirit and its infamous rise to popularity.

Our next event: Friday, 25th October - Click here for tickets.

More dates below.

At this fun and revealing gin tasting experience, Madam Geneva & Gent will guide you through the extraordinary origins and backstory of our most popular tipple.

From Old Tom and Mothers Ruin we’ll explore gins meteoric rise to popularity sparking Britains first gin craze. You’ll learn of gins dark influence on society and how in the last 300 years gin has fallen in and out of favour. Then like a phoenix from the flames, how gin has risen again to become the UKs favourite spirit. 

Madam Geneva & Gent will tickle your tastebuds and test your sense of taste in an interactive, fun-filled juniper based journey.



What’s included in your ticket?

  • A classic gin and tonic on arrival

  • An interactive and engaging talk on the history and culture of gin

  • A journey through the highs and lows of London’s gin-drinking past and present

  • A ‘How-To-Taste-Gin’ tutorial

  • Three premium gin tastings

  • A modern twist on the gin and tonic to finish

  • Time afterwards for ginformal discussion and further questions


What previous guests have said...

“What a scandalously fabulous evening!"

"Huge thank you for last night and a wonderful evening learning about the scandalous world of gin from a historians point of view!"

"I loved it and can't stop telling people about it. More #GinPlease"

Up-Coming Dates:

Friday, 4th October 2019 - SOLD OUT

EXTRA DATE ADDED - Friday, 25th October 2019 - Buy Tickets Here

Tuesday, 12th November 2019 - Buy Tickets Here


Event Details

Timings: 18:30 - 20:00

Location: Bunghole Cellars,
Davy’s Wine House,
57 High Holborn,
London, WC1V 6DT

Tickets: Early bird offer, £29 per person (if purchased 7 days in advance of gin tasting date)

£39 per person, standard ticket