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W.E. are
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W.E. are Warner Edwards, great friends, innovative craft distillers and creators of award winning, hand-made artisan gins. We are passionate about quality, flavour and authenticity with a core goal to save the world from mediocre gin!

From our 200 year old barn on Falls Farm in the picturesque village of Harrington, Northamptonshire, we lovingly distil a range of small batch, fantastically smooth, award winning gins using our farm’s natural spring water, grain spirit and home-grown ingredients. Each batch is small, and every single bottle is handcrafted by us, from the filling to the wax seal and label finishing.

United in spirit

With an upbringing in farming, our dream had always been to set up a business on the farm and produce a product that was farm-made, hand finished and steeped in provenance. The original idea of distilling essential oils quickly turned to distilling spirits and creating bespoke flavours using the farm and its hedgerow botanicals. Our craft distillery was born on the 6th December 2012 when we sold our first bottle.

The village of Harrington is said to be 'built on rock and water', with natural springs in abundance across Falls Farm. The top fields of the farm are a scheduled monument recognised by English Heritage and were once the park and gardens of a medieval manor house, complete with the remains of monastic fish ponds. The water used in the distillation of the gin is from a spring 300 metres from the distillery.

Curiosity and Satisfaction

The intense smoothness of our gins comes from our gorgeous bespoke copper still, ‘Curiosity’, handmade for us in Germany by the Arnold Holstein family. Curiosity is the heartbeat of our business and, when we welcomed her in October 2012, she was the first of her kind in the UK. Curiosity’s 500 litre pot produces our world-class gin, using the best possible method - London Dry one-shot distillation. Copper is extremely important in the rectification of our spirit and Arnold Holstein hold the patent for an additional part of the traditional column called the catalyser. This turbo charges the removal of impurities from the base spirit and botanical recipe so that we end up with a much purer and cleaner spirit.

On Curiosity’s arrival at Falls Farm a curious cat left its paw prints in the wet cement of the distillery floor, which led us to christen her with the name ‘Curiosity’. In November 2016, we welcomed the arrival of our new mini 50 litre copper pot still, named ‘Satisfaction’. Satisfaction was introduced to ease some of the workload of Curiosity and allows us to experiment with new flavour creations from our botanical garden and beyond.

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Meet the Team

Tom Warner

Tom Warner

Founding Partner

Christina Warner-Keogh

Tina Warner-Keogh

Partner

Jon Hopkins

Jon Hopkins

Sales Director

Ross Strachan

Ross Strachan

Commercial Manager

Andy Seach

Andy Seach

Commercial Manager

Harriet Roe

Harriet Roe

Territory Manager

Emma Moran

Emma Moran

Commercial Manager

Michelle Luxton

Michelle Luxton

Customer & Sales Support Executive

Lucy Hewitt

Lucy Hewitt

Content & Marketing Executive

Nadia Roohi

Nadia Roohi

Sales & Marketing

Harry Grout

Harry Grout

Sales & Marketing

Jeremy Stephens

Jeremy Stephens

Head of Distilling and Operations

Jonny Easter

Jonny Easter

Distillery Manager

Cameron Fairbairn

Cameron Fairbairn

Mixing Operator

Lois Gauthier

Lois Gauthier

Distiller

Georgia Kotta

Georgia Kotta

Distiller

Mark Williams

Mark William

Logistics Controller

Mark Chandler

Mark Chandler

Production Manager

Imre Soos

Imre Soos

Warehouse Supervisor

Caroline Riley

Caroline Riley

Admin & Accounts Manager

Ben Amos

Ben Amos

Accounts Assistant

Jade Renshaw

Jade Renshaw

Credit Controller & Accounts Executive

Leanne Blenkinsop

Leanne Blenkinsop

Office Manager and Executive Assistant to Tom & Tina Warner

Princess Leia

"Leia"

Executive Morale Officer

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