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The Gin Pantry blending room gets a make over!

Every botanical bottle now has a home on the wall inside some smart shelves.

October 2016

Gin In A Tin

October saw The Gin Pantry connoisseurs launch their own gin brand.

Set in the quintessentially British countryside of the Cotswolds Gin In A Tin started as the brainwave of locally-known gin connoisseur, Martin Agius, founder of the renowned Gin Pantry. A destination for gin-enthusiasts, the Gin Pantry houses a famous collection of hundreds of gins from across the globe, for all to see, smell, sample and explore.

With an infinite amount of knowledge, coupled with years of sharing his passion for the beautiful juniper berry, Martin began a quest to find his ultimate gin and commenced blending his own collection to share.

And so, Gin In A Tin was born!

Today this bespoke collection of gins of distinction, in tins, is brought straight to your door by subscription, either
Monthly . Bi-monthly Quarterly

Read more at:

June 2016

Country Life

The Gin Pantry is mentioned by Emma Hugh in an article titled ‘Kindred Spirts’ – A bespoke gin will take you G&Ts to a whole new level this Summer in Country Life Magazine (15/06/2016 issue). Click to read the article =>

The Oxfordshire Cookbook

We are excited about the new Oxfordshire Cookbook as we have a feature on P44-47. The boo is a collection of recipes and stories from some of Oxfordshire’s finest restaurants, deli’s, producers and artisan suppliers, it will make a great gift and is on sale within the hotel priced at £14.95.  Click to view the article =>


May 2016

In need of inspiration of the ideal gift to give your Father this year for
FATHER’S DAY (19th June 2016)?


The Gin Pantry at The Cotswold Plough Hotel & Restaurant will introduce you both to the world of Gin. Under instruction you will learn about the history of gin and how it is made.

Together you will then choose from a selection of over 60 botanicals (flavours) from the Library, mix these to create your very own blend, which will be bottled and personally labelled to take home.

A record of the recipe will be kept at the Pantry so that you can re order your personal blend at any time.

The experience can be bought as a gift voucher and has a life span of 12 months to give you and your father time to plan
when to come and have some fun!

To read more details or to purchase this gift voucher experience please go to our gift vouchers page or if you would like to speak to one of the Gin Connoisseurs, then don’t hesitate to pick up the phone +44 01367 810 222.

April 2016

Hot off the Press The Gin Pantry is mentioned in an article, titled,
‘In Good Spirits’ within Cotswold Preview (April 2016 issue)

Due to the popularity of artisanal gins, many bars and restaurants now stock a selection that goes way beyond the old stalwarts of Gordon’s, Tanqueray & Bombay. For example The Cotswold Gin Pantry at The Cotswold Plough has … READ ON 

February 2016

The Gin Pantry Launches a New Gift Voucher with Fever-Tree and The Cotswold Plough.

Fever-Tree Friday
Entitles a couple to experience dinner bed and breakfast at The Cotswold Plough on a Friday in conjunction with Fever-Tree and The Cotswold Gin Pantry. READ ON

January 2016

The Gin Pantry says hello to the World Wide Web with the launch of its own website.

If you are reading this you have found us!
If you would like to keep abrest of what we are doing, throughout the year and be one of the first to hear about latest offers, then become a gin club member by CLICKING HERE

December 2015

The Gin Pantry is on Tv on Christmas Day.

The Gin Connoisseurs reveal 12 Gins for 12 days of Christmas,

CLICK to watch the documentary.

November 2015

St Hugh’s School
Friday 20th

Join the Gin Connoisseurs for some Christmas Shopping at St Hugh’s School, Carswell, Oxfordshire, SN7 8PT Friday 20th Nov 2015. The Gin Connoisseurs look forward to meeting you all, amongst the colourful abundance of gin bottles and accessories, as well as the fantastic: Novel Christmas Gift Vouchers that The Gin Pantry has invented.

Burford Garden Centre
Thursday 19th,
from 2pm.
OX18 4PA

The Gin Pantry gets a mention in the Burford Garden Centre’s November mail out.

Join the Gin Connoisseurs at the Burford Garden Company for the Famous Christmas Shopping event – Thursday 19th Nov 2015 from 2pm. The Connoisseurs are so excited with the Festive Season almost upon us, that they are taking a stand and look forward to meeting you all, amongst the colourful abundance of gin bottles and accessories, as well as the fantastic: Novel Christmas Gift Vouchers that The Gin Pantry has invented.

October 2015

The Gin Pantry Is On TV!

Martin Agius, founder of The Gin Pantry, talks to Robin at Talk Oxford about what The Gin Pantry has on offer to date. Click to Watch


June 2014

The Gin Pantry gets a worthy mention in a local article all about The Cotswold Plough – click to read the full article Bampton Beam.


December 2014

Food & Drink Guide Oxfordshire Read all about: The Cotswold Plough & Gin Pantry.

December saw the launch of the Gin Experiences as vouchers for Christmas on the back cover of the Food & Drink Magazine too.