Winchester Distillery on the Menu at Southampton Cocktail Week (16-22 July)
Winchester Distillery has announced that as part of Southampton Cocktail Week, taking place Monday 16th until Sunday 22nd July 2018, it will be partnering with newly opened luxury speakeasy bar, 1932, award-winning chocolaterie, Winchester Cocoa Company and home of sharing and authentic tapas, Tapas Barcelona. Cocktail week guest will be treated to a week of bespoke cocktails plus two delectable experiences.
On Tuesday 17th July at 7pm, ticket holders will be welcomed at 1932, 194 Above Bar Street for an indulgent evening of gin and chocolate. A Winchester Dry Gin cocktail will be prepared for each guest on arrival; they will then be guided through a tasting experience of four bespoke chocolates, handmade by Winchester Cocoa Company, which have been carefully paired with four exceptional gins from the Winchester Distillery range. Tickets from £20 per person (plus £5 for non-wristband holders) can be purchased here.
Tapas Barcelona in Guildhall Square will be host to a fun and informal evening on Thursday 19th July from 7pm where guests can relax on the mezzanine and enjoy a Twisted Nose Gin & Tonic served Spanish style, followed by a delicious selection of tapas sharing plates, which will be paired with two premium gins from Winchester Distillery. Tickets from £15 per person (plus £5 for non-wristband holders) can be purchased here.
Richard Sims, Manager of 1932 comments: “We look forward to working with like-minded local businesses, Winchester Distillery and Winchester Cocoa Company during Southampton Cocktail Week to provide an exclusive gin, chocolate and cocktail experience for our guests. We have also created two bespoke cocktails using Winchester Distillery spirits, which will be available at £4 each for Southampton Cocktail Week wristband holders.”
James Lewington, General Manager of Tapas Barcelona adds: “Gin tonica is the perfect serve for a summer evening and pairs really well with our tapas dishes so we are delighted to be partnering with local spirits producer Winchester Distillery to provide a fun gin and tapas event for Southampton Cocktail Week. We will also have our refreshing Mother Nature cocktail, made using Twisted Nose Gin, available throughout the week at a discounted price for wristband holders.”
Tickets for Southampton Cocktail Week can be purchased for £10 from NST City, 142 – 144 Above Bar Street, Southampton or the Southampton Cocktail Week website and exchanged for a wristband and souvenir guide. The wristband provides great access to deals on cocktails and exclusive events.