Flavoured vodka is the hottest new trend around right now, and with so many fantastic new flavours to choose from it’s not surprising. Great in cocktails or simply as a shot, vodka is a great blank canvas for layers of extra flavour and can go bold or subtle.
Continuing our series profiling local drinks producers, this month we turn our attention to The Grange vineyard, based in the Itchen Valley, Hampshire.
We all know England is becoming renowned for its fantastic white wines, particularly sparkling, but we shouldn’t overlook English rosé wines, which are another great success story.
Gospel Green is a Hampshire-based artisan cider company, making a delicious champagne-inspired drink.
Craft beers with underlying flavours of exotic, tropical fruit are becoming more and more popular amongst beer drinkers.
Traditionally thought of as a Russian drink, there are now many makers producing outstanding vodkas in England.
One of Redh’s favourite local vineyards is Greyfriars, located close to Guildford on the sunny south-facing slopes of Puttenham, Surrey.
Summer and autumn bring with them an abundance of fruit and other flavourings that can be used to infuse gin or vodka, turning a plain drink into something more exciting!
If you’re local to Haslemere, you will no doubt know that the town has many great pubs and restaurants. Redh (Real English Drinks House) bar and restaurant is a great addition to the town.
Andwell Brewing Company, based near Hook in Hampshire, is a micro-brewery making real ales, IPAs and lagers.