Hinckley gin distillery handed second award

Mason Moore | Hinckley Reporter | 15 October 2020

HINCKLEY’S Upper Bond Street-based gin distillery have only been open for 10 months and can already place another award on their trophy shelves.

The award-winning distillery (Supplied by the Bond Street Distillery to the Hinckley Free Press)

‘Gin Distillery of the Year’

Sally Faulkner, Managing Director and Founder of Bond Street Distillery, exclusively revealed on social media last night that the Distillery had won The Corporate Live Wire Central England Prestige Award for Gin Distillery of the Year Award for 2020 – 2021 in Central England.

The Distillery were judged on many different fronts relating to their business for the competition – from their Products and Services, Customer Service, Experience, Employee Satisfaction, and Marketing and Branding.

Owner Sally Faulkner comments

In a statement, Bond Street Distillery Owner, Sally Faulkner, said: “This is a phenomenal achievement for all of us here at Bond Street Distillery.

“From my point of view, I couldn’t be prouder of my team here.

“I know how hard my team have worked in the 10 months that we’ve been operating, and how far we’ve came as a company, and how much fun we’ve had as a team on that journey, especially as it’s been achieved in such strange times.

“As an owner I’d love to tell you that it’s been a breeze, but I know what it’s taken for us to get this far and the dedication, inventiveness, and hard work, and for that I am so grateful.

“I also want to thank you, the public, who have supported Bond Street Distillery by buying our gin, our drinks, coming to our bar, reviewing us, giving us feedback, and joining us on our journey in many different and colourful ways.

“Being part of what we do has helped us win this award and for that I salute you.”

Previous award in April

This isn’t the first time that the gin distillery an award. Back in April, the Distillery won an award out of hundreds of gins from over 30 countries for their Signature London Dry gin, which won them a prize-possessed Gin Guide Award.

Sally Faulkner and her team transformed a ‘neglected’ 18th century hosiery factory on Hinckley’s Upper Bond Street and worked hard on refurbishing it inside and renovating it to launch The Bond Street Distillery just 10 months ago.

Since then the team have been working on new gins and drinks inside since, with live entertainment and music nights also being hosted from the venue.

The Hinckley Free Press and The Local Rock congratulate the distillery on winning their second well-deserved award.

Leave a Reply