Ginposium 2020

The 7th annual Gin Industry Seminar

12th June 2020

Our 7th annual Ginposium gin industry event is online for 2020 – all of the sessions from Ginposium 2020 will be available on this website from 12th June.

What is Ginposium?

The Leading Gin industry event where some of the world’s most respected personalities and experts from the drinks and gin trade come together to discuss the state of the gin industry and share their knowledge and expertise on all things gin at this Gin Guild organised event.

“The Ginposium was a perfect blend of content – from professional advice to thought provoking new products.”

Who is speaking at Ginposium 2020?

Speaker(s)Details OrganisationAbout
09.20 09.30Dr Anne BrockOpening remarks and introduction to the Gin Guild.The Gin Guild
Grand Rectifier of the Gin Guild and Master Distiller, Bombay Sapphire
10.0010.20Professor Scott Allen, CEng FIChemEFlaming Heck! - Safety compliance by design. Mitigating the dangers implicit in storage and production/working with high ABV spirit.Allen Associates (HPE) LtdManaging Director
10.2010.40Ivan BellStorytelling, perception and truth - A look at how well executed distinctive packaging design can add value to your brand.Stranger & Stranger Packaging design and branding
11.1511.35Will EdgeBeyond the soundbite - integrating sustainability into your distillery.
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Greensand Ridge Distillery – winner of the 2019 Distillery Sustainability Award from the Spirits Business
11.3512.05David T SmithTutored gin tasting - what’s new for 2020?
The world of gin is a fast-paced environment with constant innovation and there have been many new releases since last year’s Ginposium. This session looks at some of the more interesting new releases, as well as gin trends on which to keep an eye.
Summerfruitcup.comSpirit Author and Gin Judge
12.0512.45Panel Discussion: - From confinement to
emergence – how we’ll work through COVID-19
Chairman: Dr Anne Brock and Industry Panel
12.4513.05Joanne MooreThe good the bad and the ugly - A mindful innovation approach for Flavoured gins and the role of botanicals and flavours within this ever expanding category.Quintessential Brands Group Master Distiller
14.0014.20Alice PearsonColour me beautiful - A wider application of the Gin-Note flavour profiling methodology (in distillery visitor tasting Experiences) to describe gin flavours.The Cotswold Distilling Company Ltd.New Product Development
14.2014.45Gary GrantLicensed to Spill - Licensing in the time of Coronavirus - opportunities and challenges
Francis Taylor Building, Inner TempleLicensing Barrister
14.4515.15Natasha CurtinStir Creativity - How Bombay Sapphire built an iconic brand
Bacardi Global BrandsGlobal Vice President, Bombay Sapphire
16.2016.50Stephen Gould Casting an Eagle eye on the US gin sceneGolden Moon DistilleryFounder / Master Distiller - Golden Moon Distillery