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Waitrose on the quest for more local gin

Sales of local and regional artisan gin have grown by 50% in the past year at Waitrose, as demand for spirits from local distilleries continues to rise. In response, the supermarket chain introduced three new gins from local distilleries to several of its shops this week. Ramsbury Gin (exclusive to …

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Sales of gin overtake other spirits at Waitrose

Following World Gin Day last Saturday (June 10), Waitrose has announced that sales of gin have overtaken all other spirits at the supermarket chain, increasing by more than 20% in the past year alone. Waitrose spirits buyer John Vine said: “It’s no surprise that sales of gin have grown in …

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