The captivating copper small-batch distillery at the Bella Luce, The Gin Hotel, is the home of the award winning Wheadon’s Gin and open to non-residents for tastings and tours.
The Wheadon’s Gin Small Batch Distillery offers a range of experiences around ‘Old Nick’, the beautiful copper still that sits in the atmospheric cellar lounge of the Bella Luce Hotel.
Choose from a half hour ‘Gintroduction’ tasting session (that includes an introduction to the history of gin and to the Bella’s small batch distillery, accompanied by a Wheadon’s & tonic and a tasting of a variety of London Dry style gins), longer sessions that develops an understanding of the role of different botanicals and flavour, or their unique and immersive ‘Design Your Own Distillation’ and ‘Distil While You Dine’ experiences that will see you take away a gin of your own design.
Gin has a fascinating history and wide appeal, thanks to the variety of styles and possible flavour profiles. Every experience at the Wheadon’s Gin Small Batch Distillery begins by guiding you through these styles so that together we can discover why you love your favourite gins.
Gin tastings and distillery experiences at the Gin Hotel can be arranged around a long lazy lunch, classic afternoon tea, or dinner in the Bella Luce’s award-winning restaurant, or as part of an overnight stay or multi-night break.
Regular ‘Gintroduction’ tasting sessions take place at 4pm, every Wednesday and cost £20 per person (over 18s only). Booking is essential.
Tastings, tours and distillery experiences require a minimum of four people and can be booked for a time to suit your group. Why not book an evening experience and reserve a table for dinner in the Bella Luce’s award winning restaurant?
Wheadon’s Gin’s ‘Breaking Down the Botanicals one hour experience costs £35 per person, whilst an immersive two hour ‘Design Your Own Distillation’ session costs £45 per person, excluding dinner