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Date(s) - May 28, 2020 - December 23, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Gin lovers, here’s your chance to create three classic cocktails based on your favourite spirit.

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Gin lovers, here’s your chance to create three classic cocktails based on your favourite spirit. Nicolae and Lauren, our WSET qualified Drinks Specialists, will give you top tips and tricks to help you master each one, tailored to the ingredients you have in your home.

What to expect

  • Learn the right cocktail ratios.
  • Discover which drinks to shake or stir.
  • Confidently make three classic gin-based recipes.

What you’ll need

  • Ice
  • Gin
  • Tonic
  • Lemon juice
  • Sugar syrup/agave syrup/honey
  • Cointreau
  • Egg white
  • Soda water
  • Soft fruit/jam/marmalade
  • Creme de mure/cassis/Chambord
  • Fruit to garnish
  • Strainer or sieve
  • Cocktail shaker or empty jar
  • Spirit measure, shot glass or egg cup

Let Waitrose & Partners pour you those drinks… Find an award winning range in your local store or have it delivered to you from their online Cellar – home to 1,600 beers, wines and spirits, expertly mixed cases and limited-edition exclusives.

About your instructors

Nicolae is the Partnership’s resident cocktail expert, and a WSET qualified Drinks Specialist (Wine and Spirit Education Trust). He’ll guide you through some classic guidelines, before helping you understand how to be more creative with what you have in your own drinks cabinet.

Lauren is a Regional Drinks Specialist and Educator for the Partnership. She has WSET (Wine and Spirit Education Trust) qualifications in Wine and Spirits, and enjoys delving into the history of drinks. Lauren is excited to help you discover the wonders of cocktail making with your everyday ingredients at home.

Joining a virtual experience: Our Virtual Experiences will take place via Zoom. We’d recommend using a laptop or desktop if possible to make it easier for you to take part. Two days before your Virtual Experience, we’ll send you full details on how to join.

Please note T&C’s apply.