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Delicious Drinks

From gin to wine, coffee to cider, there's a wealth of alcoholic and non-alcoholic options being produced throughout Yorkshire to really whet your whistle.

GIN

Spirit of Harrogate: Independent alcoholic drinks company, Spirit of Harrogate, the Home of Slingsby Gin, is made with only the finest natural and locally sourced botanicals, Harrogate aquifer water and pure single grain spirit. The key botanicals are locally grown plants that are synonymous with the beautiful and restorative nature of Harrogate and the core juniper is complemented with other botanicals that have been sourced.

Masons Yorkshire Gin: Launched on World Gin Day 2013 it has got bags of attitude and a real sense of uniqueness. Distilled using the traditional London dry gin method, in a small copper alembic still, Masons Yorkshire Gin is truly a small batch craft gin, with each bottle bearing its own hand written batch and bottle number.

Whittakers Gin: Whittaker's Gin is a family business run from our home Harewell House Farm in the heart of Nidderdale in North Yorkshire. They are passionate about Yorkshire and where they live and about the amazing local produce which they are so proud to be part of.

SLOEmotion Ltd: Sloemotion is a family run business based on Green Farm, north of York on the edge of the Howardian Hills. Established in 2002 when they stopped cutting hedges on the farm every year in order to help wildlife; because of this they suddenly had lots of sloes and having made sloe gin as a hobby, the idea for Sloemotion began to take shape! 

Spirit of MashamThe “Spirit of Masham” Dry Yorkshire Gin is an Artisan Gin, created by Corks and Cases of Masham. The Gin is handcrafted and is produced in small batches in a copper alembic still using the London Dry Gin method. The “Spirit of Masham” is distilled using the botanicals from our very own Corks and Cases Masala Chai Tea and Hops.

WINE

Holmfirth Vineyard: Holmfirth Vineyard is a beautiful seven acre vineyard set in 360 degree views of the national Peak District. Established in 2007, Holmfirth Vineyard has been going from strength to strength producing a number of award wining wines, soft fruity reds, dry Rose´ and lightly aromatic floral whites.

Yorkshire Heart: Their award winning wines are produced from grapes grown in our Vineyard at Nun Monkton, York, handpicked by the dedicated team of helpers and processed in their very own modern winery. Winemaker Gillian carefully monitors the wines during the 12 month fermentation/maturation period.

Bon Coeur Fine Wines Ltd: Bon Coeur Fine Wines list has tremendous depth, selling everyday drinking wines, champagne and port, to the specialisation of Burgundy and Bordeaux En Primeur wine. The business employs over fifteen staff locally, is family run and is based just off the A66 near Scotch Corner in North Yorkshire. 

COFFEE

Roost Coffee & Roastery: David and Ruth Elkington are the founders of ROOST Coffee & Roastery. They are the founders and previous owners for 3 years of the successful CottonHouse Coffee Shop in Helmsley. They always wanted to open a coffee shop, serving great coffee. They chose to live in Helmsley, in the North York Moors National Park as a great place to bring up their family and open a high quality coffee shop. 

York Coffee Emporium: This is York’s only independent artisan coffee roaster supplying high quality freshly roasted gourmet coffee and specialty loose leaf teas to Hotels, Restaurants and Cafes, Deli’s and specialist shops, and Internet based at-home customers.

Sorrells Coffee: Selling quality coffee in a mobile situation currently at The Shambles market in York. With locally produced, good quality cakes and tray bakes.

Rounton Coffee: They are a Micro Coffee Roaster based in the beautiful village of East Rounton, North Yorkshire. The mission is simple – they want to source and then roast some of the most exclusive coffee’s from around the world. In this charming North Yorkshire village we have lovingly converted an old Granary into a small Artisan Roastery.

Rendezvous 54Rendezvous 54 centres around a Citroen H van, lovingly nicknamed ‘Rusty’. Rusty was lovingly restored to his former glory and is reliving his youth as a coffee van, serving coffee roasted in Yorkshire and delighting the public at everything from Leeds Festival and Hull Pride to secret festivals. Rusty is also available for hire at private/corporate events and we can swap the coffee for a bar!

LIQUEUR & SPIRITS:

Rhucello: If you are a rhubarb lover you've come to the right place! Here at Rhucello, we believe in the superiority of rhubarb over ​other fruits, and they've made this fine liqueur to help prove it! Try it against some other drinks and we're sure you'll agree.

Demijohn: 10 years ago Demijohn began and has tickled tastebuds all over the world with its array of unusual spirits, liqueurs, oils, vinegars and whiskies. It’s York shop is at 11 Museum St. Each product is sourced from small artisan producers who have a passion for fine food and drink.  

The Little Red Berry Company: They are a North Yorkshire based company and you’ll find Berry HQ at Copt Hewick near the city of Ripon. Set up by owner, Rachel Jamieson in 2011. Here, they produce alcoholic liqueurs and favoured gins, perfect for cocktails, with a cheese board or creating a different style G&T. They also put a modern twist on a traditional product.

Alexander Muir & Son: Alexander Muir is an established independent sales and marketing company whose main field of expertise is the development and export of niche spirit products, primarily Scotch Whisky. Their portfolio is extensive and includes "good value" whiskies, gins and vodkas.

Yorkshire Dales DistilleryCreators of artisan spirits, using hand selected Yorkshire botanicals and an ancient and unique natural mineral water drawn from the Dales. The spirits are created, developed, distilled and bottled solely at their distillery based in North Yorkshire. All products are hand bottled, labelled and signed with a unique batch number by our distiller.

CIDER:

Colemans Cider Co: An artisan cider and apple juice producer based in the historic capital of the Yorkshire Wolds. Established in 2014, they produce a range of handcrafted ciders and apple juice, made in their listed Georgian farmhouse, using only locally grown Yorkshire apples, pears and other soft fruit. 

Pure North Cider Press: Nestled in the Holme Valley lies The Pure North Cider Press. Producing the finest natural cider from a blend of traditional cider apples. Fermented naturally and full of anti-oxidants, our ciders are lovingly nurtured, pressed by hand and delivered with care.

The Real Cider Company: Based in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, The Real Cider Company is a specialist wholesaler of hand-crafted farmhouse cider and perry. The company launched in 2010 and their aim is to make farmhouse ciders and perries as popular as real ale. 

Ampleforth Abbey: Sitting on the foothills of the North Yorkshire Moors, Ampleforth Abbey Orchards boasts over 40 different varieties of heritage apples, populating over 2,000 trees which span over seven acres. The award-winning artisan range of ciders and apple products are produced onsite in our cider mill which is nestled within the Ampleforth Abbey Orchards.