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WANTED: London Account Manager (full-time)

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    Outgoing craft spirits lover required to develop the London market, peddling Tarquin’s Gin & Cornish Pastis.   In a nutshell   We’re looking for an outgoing and highly-motivated craft spirits lover to independently drive sales of Tarquin’s Gin & Cornish Pastis in London’s best bars, restaurants, hotels, and retailers.   A bit about us…   We’re […]

Terms and Conditions – ISPYTARQUINS competition

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    The Ultimate Scavenger Hunt Presented by Tarquin’s Gin and SWisBest TERMS AND CONDITIONS – 11.08.16 SUBMITTING AN ENTRY WILL BE TAKEN TO MEAN ACCEPTANCE OF THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 1       All information detailing how to enter this contest forms part of these terms and conditions. 2       The “Tarquin’s Gin: Ultimate Scavenger Hunt” photo contest is […]

WANTED: Distillery & Operations Manager

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    Distilling & Operations Manager Location: Padstow, Cornwall. Position: Permanent, full-time. QUICK! Apply by 01/05/2017. Experienced distiller and production genius required to run all things booze related at SWD HQ near Padstow, in north Cornwall.     We are looking for a detail-orientated, highly-motivated and practical individual to operate and manage all aspects of production at our […]

Tarquin’s Cornish Cocktail Masters Competition- calling all bartenders!

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    COMPETITION TIME: We’re looking for a cocktail to celebrate (a little late) Tarquin’s Gin’s second birthday. The terrible twos: jazz and blues. That’s our theme for the 2015 Cornish Cocktail Masters. THE GRAND PRIZE: A trip to Cornwall to visit our distillery on a two day Cornish food, drink and activity experience. Plus the chance […]

International Gold Award for Tarquin’s Cornish Gin

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    Our proudest moment to date came today with the announcement that Tarquin’s Handcrafted Cornish Dry Gin won GOLD at the IWSC (The International Wine & Spirit Competition) 2014.  This competition is truly world class, with entries from over 90 countries and a panel of industry experts, and Tarquin’s Gin was judged to be one of the very […]

Tarquin’s Cornish Gin & Pastis win medals at World Spirits Competition

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    We are thrilled to be the proud owners of a SILVER and GOLD medal, won at the World Spirits Competition 2014. Tarquin’s Cornish Gin won a silver medal and Tarquin’s Cornish Pastis won a gold! This international competition was held in San Francisco, a long way from our distillery in north Cornwall. No less than 39 expert […]

Positive feedback: the response so far

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    Happy New Year! What a year 2013 was for us. With over two years in the making and only a few months since the launch, it’s a good time to reflect upon the response so far. THE JOURNEY SO FAR Both our spirits – Tarquin’s Gin and Cornish Pastis – have stories to tell. Our […]

Tarquin’s Labour Of Love

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    In these modern times, we buy a lot of imported and mass-produced items, products and artefacts. Our technological advances also mean that we can communicate with people all over the world instantaneously. However, it often comes at the expense of the personal touch, as we become more detached in our interactions both in business and […]

What exactly is Gin?

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    I have been curious about the character of gin for a long time. And it is the character, or soul of the spirit, that I am referring to when I ask, what exactly is gin?  For I know that to make my gin I use just a handful of simple ingredients: wheat spirit, fresh Cornish spring water and […]

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