Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine's Day! What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day, than to indulge in a glass of your favorite Scottish Gin.

Random Acts of Kindness Day


If you love Scottish Gin, the kindest thing you can possibly do is to introduce a friend to the delights of Scotland's fresh new spirit! Kindness and gin, gang together.

Fort William Mountain Festival

Fort William Fort William

The annual Fort William Mountain Festival, is a must for countryside and adrenaline seeking enthusiasts.  Training opportunities, exhibition zones, masterclasses, workshops as well as indoor and outdoor activities, there is something for everyone.  Even the Gin enthusiast, as Lochaber Gin is just down the road.

World Love Your Pet Day


Did you know that Persie Gin have Labrador, Spaniel and Dachshund Gins!  Each one raises funds for PADS - Perthshire Abandoned Dogs Society. So love your pet, but by loving Scottish Gin you could also be loving dogs in need!

Aberdeen 5k & 10k Winter Warmer

Aberdeen Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen

A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated and focus on training during the winter months.  Surely after that you deserve a refreshing Scottish Gin from one of the many Gin distillers in the area.  Click on our Gincyclopedia Map to see which one you fancy.

Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade will continue their mission to ensure that all farmers are paid fairly for their work. With an abundance of Fairtrade garnishes and mixers, the only tricky part is choosing which Scottish Gin, to go with it. Visit our unique Gincyclopedia Map for help!

Pancake Day

Gin & Tonic Pancakes anyone? A refreshing twist on the usual recipe.  Just don't tell the kids!

Dumfermline Gin Festival

Dumfermline Carnegie Hall

Dumfermline Gin Festival is a show case of small Scottish Craft Gin Distillers from around the country.  Expect local music, complimentary artisan tapas, a fizz bar and even a games corner.  Meet the makers, chat and relax while sipping your favorite tipple in the retro deck chairs.....what's not to love!

Downpour Gin Tasting

Curious Liquids Glasgow

Drop in for a chat and a taste of Downpour Gin...Enjoy!

St David’s Day

St David was born on the south-west coast of Wales.  To mark the day, Welsh people around the world wear one or both of Wales's national emblems - a daffodil and a leek.  Not to feel left out, south-west Scotland has some amazing Gins to celebrate St Davids Day with!

Time For A Cuppa 2020

A day to raise awareness for Dementia UK. Get together with friends and family for a cuppa.  A G&T might be acceptable too, as long as its Scottish.

National Bed Month

Raising awareness of how important a good, comfortable bed is in helping to achieve a good night's sleep. Looking to change your bed? Our unique Gincyclopedia will give you lots of ideas where to sleep in Scotland, and plan a Ginspired trip at the same time.

British Pie Week

Whether it’s a savory pie, a dessert pie, a crumble, a pasty or a pizza pie you can get a whole week of entertainment  attempting to make them, and even more fun trying them all.

National Old Stuff Day 2020

National Old Stuff Day is all about getting rid of the old and trying something new.  There are plenty of Scottish Gins to try.  Click on the Gincyclopedia Map for some help choosing.

World Maths Day 2020

Join in the huge celebration of mathematics and a love of learning!  Maybe by counting all those bottles of Scottish Gin on your Gin Shelf?

World Book Day 2020

A celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading. Why not celebrate by reading one of the fabulous Ginspired Itineraries and start planning your next Scottish adventure.

2020 Crufts

NEC Birmingham

Two of my favourite things in one place.  Dogs & Gin! The “World’s Greatest Dog Show”  organised by the Kennel Club brings together some of the most meticulously bred, highly trained dogs on the planet to find out who really, truly is the best .  Pop along and meet the team from Persie Gin and Read More

International Women’s Day

Whether spearheading the Distillery or producing the finished article, women are strongly represented in the Scottish Gin industry.  So raise your glass, join in and celebrate International Women's Day.

British Science Week

Go back to school and pick a Gin School Experience available from one of the many Scottish Gin makers. Learn first hand the science behind the Gin.

Inverness Fiddlers Rally

Eden Court, Inverness

The Fiddlers’ Rally has always been a popular event in the Eden Court calendar.  The Fiddlers’ Rally provides both a visual and a musical spectacle since the performers are tartan-clad for this musical highlight.  Why not treat yourself to a pre-show G&T in the bar who serve a great selection of Scottish Gins.

Cullen Skink World Championships 2020

Cullen Cullen Bay Hotel

The Championships take place at the Cullen Bay Hotel, which serve some quality Scottish Gins.  Which one will you try while supporting the Competition? Be rude not too.

National Butchers Week

The National Butchers’ Week highlights the great work being done by butchers from around the UK that sets them apart from the competition.

Mull Classic Rally 2020

Craignure Isle of Mull

This will be a joint-permit Clubman Historic Road Rally & Targa Road Rally requiring RS Clubman Licence from Motorsport UK.  The competitive part will be followed by a dinner-dance to which everyone is welcome.

Great British Spring Clean

The country’s biggest mass-action environmental campaign.  Sign up and help keep Britian tidy.

International Day of Happiness

This year's theme is Happier Together, focusing on what we have in common, rather than what divides us. Everyone wants to be happy - and life is happier when we're together.  What better reason to share a glass of your favourite Scottish Gin.

International Day Of Forests

A day to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests. Have a look at our Gincyclopedia and see which one of the hundreds of forests in Scotland you could visit.

Mother’s Day

A celebration of Mothers, Grandmothers, Carers, Step-Mothers everywhere....and quite rightly so. Celebrate with a Mother's Ruin and tonic, with a twist of lime.

National Workouts & Wellbeing Week

Encouraging people to dedicate more time to exercise and other pursuits like meditation.  With the aim of improving our physical and mental well being, Scotland seems like an ideal place to begin.

Reflexology Weekend Retreat

Argyll Hotel Isle of Iona

This retreat aims  to reflect and focus on what brings us pleasure in life, the things that make us feel joyful and how we can use these positive triggers to enhance our health and well being.  Almost being able taste Tiree Gin on the neighboring Island, now that would make me very joyful!

Oro Scottish Gin Care Package

Oro Scottish Gin are helping lift spirits and are offering The Oro Care Package. A bottle of Oro or V, four tonics, dried garnish and 50ml hand sanitiser.  

Antivirus Dining Voucher

This could be be the perfect cure for a post isolation celebration! Support your local Business Enjoy a 3 course meal, selecting from our Table d'Hote Menu.

Gin & Tonic Survival Kit by Pickering’s Gin

Pickering's Gin have put together the perfect gin and tonic survival pack to ensure that no matter what happens - you still have Pickering's Gin!

Crafty Kits!

Making sure you have quality Scottish Gin at hand through these difficult times.  Crafty Kits - 6 x free premium mixers, and free delivery with any bottle. Gin Escape Gift Vouchers, Tour and Taste Gift Vouchers, Crafty Gift Cards available all with Free Postage.

El-Gin Introductory Online Offer

As an introductory offer we are offering free delivery using the code 'focship; Frontline and NHS workers please use code “nhs10” for 10% discount along with free delivery on orders.

The Kilted Chef Live@5

Eat on the Green in Ellon is home to The Kilted Chef, Craig Wilson.  Cook along or watch later as Craig cooks up a storm with your store cupboard ingredient choices and helps you with your lockdown dinner dilemmas. Recipes posted after the event and ingredients posted the day before on our page.    

A Digital Gin Affair

Join us online on the 2nd of May from 12-4 (we know you won't be busy!) There will be fun gin related content for you to get involved with and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes and interact with both real and virtual friends!

VE Day 75th Anniversary

VE Day will be celebrating 75 years since the guns fell silent at the end of the war in Europe. Years of carnage and destruction had come to an end and millions of people took to the streets and pubs to celebrate peace, mourn their loved – ones and to hope for the future.

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day

World Red Cross Red Crescent Day is celebrated on 8th May each year. Held on the anniversary of the birth of Henry Dunant, born on 8 May 1828.  Dunant was founder of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize.

National Lost Sock Day

A day for remembering all those lost socks that never made it! Celebrate by wearing the odd socks that DID make it! Make them into dusters, make sock puppets, or sit relax admiring whatever socks you have on with your favorite Scottish Gin in hand. Cheers.

International Nurses Day

A day to recognize the contribution that nurses make to lives around the world.  Celebrated on the birthday of the world's most famous nurse, Florence Nightingales.

National Limerick Day 2020

Put a smile on your face with a wee Limerick or two to celebrate the day.  Maybe have a glass of your best tipple and make one up yourself.

National Smile Month

A campaign encouraging positivity and promoting the true value of a smile.