Shakespeare’s Mulberries

New Place
Fruit from two historic mulberry trees in the Great Garden of Shakespeare’s New Place has been harvested to produce a very special tipple that we think Shakespeare himself would have approved of. We are delighted to announce that we are working in partnership with The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, the independent charity that owns and cares for Shakespeare’s New Place, to produce a special batch ...
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Mulberry Gin

Mulberry Gin
We are super excited to announce the second product from Shakespeare Distillery, Mulberry Gin. Mulberry Gin is made by combining Mulberries with Stratford Gin and leaving them to steep for several months before decanting and bottling. The result is a deep rich fruity Gin ideal for sipping or using in cocktails. Mulberries are one of those fruits that you will never see in the supermarket as ...
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Shakespeare and Mulberries

Mulberry Tree
Shakespeare very famously planted a Mulberry tree in the gardens of his home ‘New Place’ in Stratford upon Avon following instruction from the palace in 1609 that all landowners should plant them in the hope of promoting a native silk industry. Fortunately for us the wrong variety of trees were imported, instead of the white Mulberry which silkworms feed on they had imported black Mulberry trees. ...
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