Thank you to our 2021 sponsors for their support of the Scottish Gin Awards.

If you would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

Kirsten Speirs, Director

kirsten@kdmedia.co.uk | 0131 337 6232

 

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    Cara Technology

    Cara Technology serves drinks production companies in more than 170 countries. We maintain the largest and most historic collection of production brewing yeasts in the world - more than 850 strains. For...
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    Cara Technology serves drinks production companies in more than 170 countries. We maintain the largest and most historic collection of production brewing yeasts in the world - more than 850 strains. For more than a decade we have developed and manufactured a range of innovative reference flavour standards which have been used to train more than 20,000 professional tasters in breweries, water utilities, soft drinks companies and food manufacturers. We run performance assessment schemes for tasters which provide objective assessment of taster competence. We also develop, host and support web-based sensory software which is used by hundreds of breweries all over the world.

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    Cara Technology

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    The Gin Cooperative

    Established in December 2017, The Gin Cooperative educates and inspires the consumer and trade to discover Scottish Gin. The premium online resource for all things Scottish Gin, the website features...
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    Established in December 2017, The Gin Cooperative educates and inspires the consumer and trade to discover Scottish Gin. The premium online resource for all things Scottish Gin, the website features the world’s largest and most in-depth A-Z Scottish Gin directory, a wealth of editorial and news, free to download consumer resources and an online shop. The Gin Cooperative also founded International Scottish Gin Day™ - a global celebration of all things Scottish Gin.

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    The Gin Cooperative

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    Joseph Flach & Son

    Joseph Flach came to London from Germany in the 1880s and in 1882 he set up his business importing and wholesaling botanicals. Joseph Flach & Sons Limited (JFS) was incorporated in 1927. Since inception...
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    Joseph Flach came to London from Germany in the 1880s and in 1882 he set up his business importing and wholesaling botanicals. Joseph Flach & Sons Limited (JFS) was incorporated in 1927.

    Since inception JFS has survived both world wars, many serious economic recessions and countless changes in fashion, need and trading habits. Today we remain a successful and vibrant business, trading across the world in botanical products and related merchandise.

    We have customers on six continents and constantly receive new enquires from around the world.

    Joseph Flach & Sons Ltd joined ISO22000, the Food Safety Management System for organisations in the food chain, farm to fork. Becoming certified to ISO22000 allows us to demonstrate to our customers that we have a food safety management system in place.

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    Joseph Flach & Son

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    Rankin Brothers & Sons

    Founded in 1774, Rankin is the UK’s local supplier of quality closures for the Beers, Wines, Spirits and Foods packaging industries. Through the design and performance of our products, we help...
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    Founded in 1774, Rankin is the UK’s local supplier of quality closures for the Beers, Wines, Spirits and Foods packaging industries.

    Through the design and performance of our products, we help premiumise aspiring Brands and add value to local tastes & flavours. 

    Our offer extends from natural cork, to micro agglomerate, synthetic or Nature, to T Top Stoppers, wire hoods, screw caps, crown caps, cask bungs, keg caps, capsules In Tin, Polylaminate, PVC & PET and to heatshrink tamper evident sleeves.

    Rankin is the custodian of 4,500 acres of cork forestry in Portugal; managing cork supply from `acorn to bottle’.

    We are delighted to support the Scottish Gin Awards and we look forward to playing our part in the ongoing development and success of our `local’ spirits industry.

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    Scottish Distillers Association

    The growing consumer desire for Scottish spirits is borne from Scotland’s distilling credentials, built up over more than 150 years.  Our unique terroir and botanicals grown on our door step,...
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    The growing consumer desire for Scottish spirits is borne from Scotland’s distilling credentials, built up over more than 150 years.  Our unique terroir and botanicals grown on our door step, coupled with our history and skills, has resulted in Scotland’s reputation as one of the most creative and innovative places to distil in the world.

    The Scottish Distillers Association (SDA) exists to promote the craft of Scottish distilling and be an authoritative voice for the Scottish distilling industry. All our members are accredited and carry a marque to ensure we maintain the highest reputation for Scottish distilling. 

    Being a member of the SDA means you have access to a wealth of knowledge and experience, as well as membership to Scotland Food & Drink and the business building benefits and unique route to market programmes they offer. To join the SDA contact Emma O’Bryen, Business Development Manager 0131 287 0470

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    Summerhall Drinks Lab

    Summerhall Drinks Lab is a dedicated venue for tasting experiences, training, and brand consultancy in Edinburgh. We run regular intimate, interactive, and highly educational gin events at the Lab and...
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    Summerhall Drinks Lab is a dedicated venue for tasting experiences, training, and brand consultancy in Edinburgh. We run regular intimate, interactive, and highly educational gin events at the Lab and virtually, as well as gin cruises along the Union Canal. The venue is also available for hire for events, event prep, training, and micro-scale canning of cocktails and RTDs.

    We also run Juniper Festival - Scotland’s original gin festival since 2014 and Gin Event of the Year 2018 and finalists in 2019 - and Lucky White Heather Club, a UK wide gin membership supporting Scottish producers.

    Every aspect of our business is sustainability focused. Our events have been free from single use plastics since our inception in 2018, we champion environmentally conscious Scottish gin brands, and have partnered with Trees For Life to help their efforts to rewild the Scottish Highlands.

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    Summerhall Drinks Lab

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    Vetroelite UK

    VETROELITE is an Italian company designing and distributing an exclusive and premium collection of glass bottles and decanters to the wine and spirit industries. Priding ourselves on our high level of...
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    VETROELITE is an Italian company designing and distributing an exclusive and premium collection of glass bottles and decanters to the wine and spirit industries. Priding ourselves on our high level of quality, we offer an unrivalled flexibility of service and constant availability of product.

    Our philosophy at VETROELITE is:

    – to provide exceptional quality and first class support and customer service to all of our customers, regardless of size or scale.

    – to take projects from concept to completion while offering a very personal, bespoke service, tailored to our customers needs.

    – to provide a complete package for our customers, from glass, to decoration, through to closures, and offering this package for either high volume or limited edition runs.

    At VETROELITE we fully understand the pride and passion that our customers put into their product, which is why our local team will put the same pride and passion into your glass packaging projects.

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    Vision Events Glasgow

    Event Production / Virtual Event Solutions / AV Equipment Hire Specialists We know that choosing the right production partner is imperative to a successful event. At Vision Events Glasgow we bring you...
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    Event Production / Virtual Event Solutions / AV Equipment Hire Specialists

    We know that choosing the right production partner is imperative to a successful event. At Vision Events Glasgow we bring you over 20 years of experience, expertise and commitment.

    Innovation and creativity continue to be pivotal to our service, ensuring that from the initial client meeting through to the event delivery we will work with you to produce a tailored and cost effective solution that meets your event requirements while maximising your budget.

    Our Virtual and Hybrid event services offer a flexible solution for all your meeting and event needs in an ever-changing world.  From live streaming with broadcast quality to specialised video meeting presentation rooms, we can offer bespoke event solutions for a wide range of business events.

    Our AV hire department holds a large stock of equipment and our central location and 24hr ‘on-call’ service ensures we can deliver any last minute or unseen demands direct to your door.

    For more information or to receive a quote contact info@visioneventsglasgow.co.uk or visit www.visioneventsglasgow.co.uk

     

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    Vision Events Glasgow

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    Wolffe

    Wolffe is an unusually hungry creative studio. Our cosmopolitan pack of problem-solvers are always on the hunt for the next challenge, using design to cut through clutter, shift paradigms and produce exceptional...
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    Wolffe is an unusually hungry creative studio. Our cosmopolitan
    pack of problem-solvers are always on the hunt for the next
    challenge, using design to cut through clutter, shift paradigms
    and produce exceptional solutions. We can move fast. But we
    don’t sprint. We prefer to think, tracking down inventive ideas
    and practical answers for any design puzzles that brands and
    businesses might have.

    Research. Trademarking. Brand innovation. Employee
    engagement. Design management. Brand communication.
    Packaging. Asset naming. Brand strategy. Whether you need
    one or more of our creative services, we’ve used them to dream
    up and nail down success for over 30 years.

    From little local issues to grand global concerns, Wolffe likes
    to put heads together, partner up, check every angle, change
    perspectives. Because we’re enthusiastic. Optimistic. Confident
    in our abilities and your possibilities. With design as our core
    discipline, let our team of boundless solvers create something for
    you to believe in. Please, get your adventure boots on and get in
    touch: www.wolffedesign.com