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Let the Festive Season Be-Gin

02 December 2019 By Thomas Breese

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Find out how the Ventula team designed their very own Christmas gin with the help of the Village Spirit Collective.

Here at Ventula, we are already getting into the festive spirit. And with just a few weeks until the big day, we organised for the Village Spirit Collective to come to our offices and help us design a Christmas gift with a difference. We spent an evening tasting and blending our own flavour profiles with gin experts, Ian and Alpa, to come up with a special winning blend that will be turned into one-of-a-kind Ventula Gin. Our Ventula Gin has been designed with exclusive Ventula branding and will be sent out to some of our clients over the festive season.

Our time with the talented Village Spirit Collective was not only an opportunity to try out some wonderful (and occasionally a little weird!) flavour combinations, it was also a great opportunity to bond as a team. As well as creating our special Christmas Ventula blend, we designed a series of personalised individual gins that our team can enjoy over the Christmas holidays. Learning about the gin-making process and discovering how to combine flavours was fascinating and a lot of fun!

Village Spirit Collective are an artisan gin producer with a twist, working with the local community to produce unique blends that reflect the spirit of the local area. They certainly put on a great event for us, and we can’t wait to open a bottle of Ventula Gin!

Our director, Andy Shaw, shared his thoughts on our gin-making experience:

‘Ventula wanted to make personalised Christmas gifts in 2019 and the Village Spirit Collective fitted the bill perfectly.

Not only will our clients receive a fantastic bottle of Gin, our staff had a wonderful time concocting our unique botanical blend’

Our day with Ian and Alpa at Village Spirit Collective certainly proved that we are much better at recruiting than we are at gin making! But with expert guidance, we were able to create an exclusive Ventula tipple that we are proud of. We can’t wait to share it with some of our amazing clients.