Gins that do good

Elephant Gin with two elephants in background

On this St Patrick's Day we continue our occasional series on drinks other than wine – not Irish whiskey this time but a fascinating round-up of developments concerning another spirit by Alice Lascelles, a contributor to the Financial Times and author of Ten Cocktails: The Art of Convivial Drinking

The drinks industry is not known for being overly burdened by a social conscience. In food and fashion, being ‘sustainable’, ‘fair trade’ or ‘ethically sourced’ is increasingly proving to be good for business, as well as the wider world. But in the realms of alcoholic drinks, it seems...