Yorkshire-based entrepreneur launches Scotland’s first spirit expo

Leeds-based entrepreneur, Jasmine Wheelhouse, will launch Scotland’s first spirit and cocktail festival in Dumfries in February 2019.


The founder of award-winning event, The Gin Fayre, will introduce Craft Spirit Expo, to hundreds of people in Dumfries on 16th February 2019 at Easterbrook Hall.


Eight other Craft Spirit Expo events will take place in venues across Scotland throughout the year.


Jasmine was awarded Event of the Year at the Scottish Gin Awards earlier this year for her work with gin distiller event, The Gin Fayre.


New event, Craft Spirit Expo, will showcase a variety of spirit brands from Scotland, the UK and the rest of the world.


Guests will enjoy free samples, drinks vouchers, a branded Craft Spirit Expo glass, an event brochure and the opportunity to learn more about each spirit and their perfect serve.


Jasmine Wheelhouse, comments:


“We’re so excited to launch Craft Spirit Expo. There’s been a lot of planning going on in the last few months and we feel like this is the perfect event to run alongside The Gin Fayre, which of course, will continue to tour throughout 2019.


“We’ve a jam-packed calendar full of events for next year now and if you’ve enjoyed visiting The Gin Fayre previously, we just know that you’re going to love Craft Spirit Expo.


“We can’t wait to kick off our first event in Dumfries in February 2019.”


Early bird tickets are now on sale with 20% off and can be purchased from the Craft Spirit Expo website: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/craftspiritexpo


About Craft Spirit Expo


Craft Spirit Expo is an exploration into some of the world’s finest spirit brands, producers and distilleries.

Brought to you by the talented team behind award-winning event, The Gin Fayre, Craft Spirit Expo introduces guests to the newest spirits from across the globe.

With nine events booked in venues across Scotland in 2019, guests will enjoy free samples, drinks vouchers, a branded glass and the opportunity to get up close and personal with their favourite spirit brands.

Bottles will be available to purchase throughout the day and spirit experts are on hand to show guests how to prepare the perfect serve and signature cocktails.

Craft Spirit Expo is the second in the portfolio of events organised by events firm, No.18 Ltd. The Gin Fayre, which launched in St Andrews in February 2017, has seen more than 7000 guests served by more than 60 gin brands. It was also awarded Gin Event of the Year at The Scottish Gin Awards in September 2018.

No. 18 Ltd was founded by Yorkshire-based entrepreneur, Jasmine Wheelhouse in April 2016. Jasmine graduated from The University of St Andrews in 2013, having studied English Literature. Following this, she embarked upon a career in education management but soon realised that events and entrepreneurship was where her passions lie.

For more information about Craft Spirit Expo, visit: https://www.craftspiritexpo.co.uk

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