Hampshire at Heart

Everything we do has our home county of Hampshire at its heart. Take a peek behind the scenes below to see the care that goes into hand-crafting our small-batch Hampshire spirits.

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Meet The Team

Paul Bowler

Founder & Managing Director

Paul possesses the refined (if twisted) nose behind all our spirits. He has obtained WSET Level 3 qualifications in both wine and spirits, holds an MBA and is a member of the spirits judging panel with the IWSC.

Mark Ferguson

Sales Manager

Gin enthusiast Mark joined the team as Sales Manager following seven years in the wine trade. Today he is responsible for growth of all the distillery’s trade sales.

Sian Jones

Events Manager

Sian has extensive experience in the events industry and oversees all distillery trade & consumer events, supported by an enthusiastic team of brand ambassadors.

Emily Grassby

Office Manager

Emily expertly manages all the complex administration of the distillery and is the first point of contact for all our lovely customers.

Distillery & Tasting Room

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Winchester Distillery
Manor Factory
Old Alresford
SO24 9DH

Unfortunately we're not open to the general public except at our advertised distillery events.

The distillery is situated just off the village green in Old Alresford, within the site of the Watercress Company.

The Blend Academy

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4b Middle Brook Street
SO23 8DQ

We are open for public gin-making sessions and masterclasses at 2pm on Fridays and 2pm & 7pm on Saturdays.

Private groups can book at the following times:
Monday - Thursday: 10am, 2pm & 7pm
Friday & Saturday: 10am & 2pm
Sunday: Closed

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