Canadian tonic for gin masters
ARTISAN gin brand Manchester Gin is set to enter the Canadian market after securing a listing with the Liquor Control Board of Ontario.
Its award-winning Signature gin, which uses dandelion and burdock as its botanicals, will be on shelves in the Canadian city next month, it said.
The listing sees Manchester Gin, founded by master distillers Jen Wiggins and Seb Heeley in 2013, enter its eighth export market, joining the likes of Denmark, the Netherlands, Belgium and Jersey.
Mr Heeley said securing the Canada listing is a ‘dream come true’.
He said: “We absolutely loved being able to offer intimate Signature gin tasting sessions through one of the world’s largest purchasers of alcoholic drinks.”
The listing comes after the relocation of the brand’s distillery named The Spirit of Manchester which lies beneath Manchester Central on Watson Street.
The distillery features a 1,000 litre still and a bar and restaurant.
Manchester Gin founders Jen Wiggins and Seb Heeley