Edinburgh Gin Distillery Reopens To Public With “Good To Go” Certificate

Thursday 16th July 2020
Edinburgh Gin Distillery

Edinburgh Gin’s has today announced that it will reopen its distillery and visitor centre to the public from Saturday August 1st, after temporarily closing its doors due to lockdown.

The news comes as the distillery is awarded Visit Britain’s ‘We’re Good to Go' stamp of approval, confirming that Edinburgh Gin is adhering to the respective Government and public health guidance, have carried out a COVID-19 risk assessment and have the required processes in place to reopen safely and with confidence.

Tours of the distillery are set to return, where guests will be treated to an insight into Edinburgh Gin’s history and unparalleled world of botanicals. As part of the experience, visitors will be able to view the gin stills through protective windows, while learning about the journey from botanicals to bottle across Edinburgh Gin’s extensive range of classic London Drys, full-strength flavours, and liqueurs. The distillery tastings can be attended by a maximum of eight people from four households and tickets must be booked in advance, released for sale on a monthly basis, with up to four, one-hour tours available per day.

Tastings of their award-winning gin will also return, taking place in a large space at the distillery bar. Preparation of drinks and tasting vessels will be carried out by staff in full PPE and all drinks will be served from closed bottles, poured by visitors themselves.

Visitors will be asked to wear masks on arrival and while moving around, and there will be dedicated hygiene stations, with readily available hand sanitiser, around the site. And staff will be wearing Perspex visors, allowing them to engage with guests while sharing the wonder-filled tales of Edinburgh Gin and its award-winning range.

A video showing the distillery’s revised measures is available to watch here with Distillery Tasting Experience slots available to book via Edinburgh Gin’s booking site only: https://theedinburghgindisti.checkfront.co.uk/reserve/