We are chuffed to bits that Sloe Bertha won a Bronze Medal at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) awards ceremony in London recently. Hugh thanks to the IWSC judges and tasting panel for selecting Sloe Bertha for a Bronze Medal. We are celebrating!
The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) has been judging wines and spirits and awarding medals to the world’s best products for 50 years. Producers of the world’s wines and spirits have been entering the IWSC, confident that they will be judged by the premier experts in any given region and style. Winners are showcased throughout the year at dozens of international trade shows and hundreds of consumer tastings – and presented to over 600 industry professionals at the IWSC annual Awards Banquet in London, known throughout the wine and spirit world as the Oscars of the industry.
SLOE BERTHA - a warming tipple made by infusing wild and cultivated sloe berries with Bertha’s Revenge Gin. The wild sloe berries are picked from the hedgerows around Ballyvolane House and beyond, when they ripen in the autumn. We then steep them in Bertha’s Revenge Gin for several months and add some sugar syrup at the end to sweeten.
A bit like a good dog, SLOE BERTHA is a welcome companion when taking to the great outdoors over the winter. A few sips of SLOE BERTHA will renew flagging enthusiasm when cold, wet and watching a match from the sidelines. Equally, it will serve to gird the loins when facing the final hill of the day. Away from the sporting field, SLOE BERTHA may be enjoyed as a digestif or as a key ingredient in our Hedgerow Martini.