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Our new (very) limited 2019 edition of Ramsey Island Gin will be launched at the RSPB AGM on the 26th October 2019 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London.  The first project that we have funded from the sales of the gin to date has been to install a UV tap on the Island and part of the Refill Cymru and UK movement.  This has meant that the shop on the Island has been able to remove single use plastic water bottles, which they had previously sold to visitors to Ramsey. A very cool and 'tidy' (a Welshism) project!...

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Fresh to the site is a new Community Partner, Mountain Mead, founded and run by Jacob and Mike. The entrepreneurial duo produce small scale batches of premium Welsh mead in their small meadery in Gwynedd. In their words it's a fun, exciting and at times sticky business! Their modest aim is 'to return the drink of the Gods back to it's former glory and offer good, honest work to honey bees across the land.' Anyone with that ambition is someone we want to sit down with and learn more about them and their business! So we did just that with Jacob.   Hi Jacob!...

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It’s a well known adage that ‘A rising tide floats all boats.’ When we use it at STDAVIDS.WALES, we basically mean that when traffic to the site increases, it benefits all of our Community Partners. Something happened recently that shows perfectly how this works. Our Community Partners at Yr Ardd Fadarch, The Mushroom Garden in Snowdonia, had some fantastic coverage on BBC’s Countryfile last Sunday evening. As a result, orders started pouring in on STDAVIDS.WALES for their wonderful mushroom products. Great right? A vendor had some media coverage and sold some of their products? That is great, but it’s only...

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Our expert distiller Alex from In the Welsh Wind Distillery accompanied us on an approved foraging expedition to Ramsey in October. The trip created far more than just the flavour of Ramsey Island Gin. While there we met up with the RSPB Warden, Greg, who is a fountain of knowledge about the island. His stories about the history of the Island and its wildlife are captivating. In particular, we discovered that Ravens have the oldest association with RSPB Ramsey Island of any of the island's breeding birds. Inspired by the history of the Raven, we commissioned a custom piece of beautiful art...

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At least 5% from the sale of each bottle of Ramsey Island Welsh Dry Gin and other products will go towards funding projects on and around Ramsey Island that are essential for the continuation of the imperative work carried out by the RSPB. There are imminent projects that need funding, these include: 1. The installation of a UV tap which will remove the need for plastic bottles on the island. 2. The annual gannet research projects and periodic aerial survey on Grassholm along with the annual mission to rescue birds trapped in plastic marine litter. 3. And one we are particularly excited about – the expansion...

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