Learn about Gower Gin

Siân & Andrew

The Gower Gin Company, an award-winning Welsh gin distillery, is owned and run by Siân and Andrew Brooks and was voted Industry Choice Distillery in the Gin Guide Awards 2022.


After a long career in Management Consultancy, Andrew is now a full-time distiller.  He is passionate about foraging, distilling and creating new recipes.


Siân is now involved in the gin business full-time after a career lecturing and teaching French and Spanish. Siân is constantly on a mission to find the perfect Breton jumper to match the Gower Gin label.



Food and Drink Awards Wales: Sustainable Business of the Year 2022 

We love Gower and we try everything we can to protect the environment.  Sustainability governs all the decisions we make and we are constantly reviewing our processes.


All of our packaging is recycled and recyclable and we have eliminated plastic in all packing. 


We forage for botanicals using the Foraging Code as this helps keep Gower special for everyone. Our base grain spirit is Soil Association organic, our rum is Fair Trade and organic and we buy local and ethically sourced botanicals where possible.


We sell our gin in both bottles (now with 65% recycled content and significantly lighter in weight) and eco-pouches; both glass bottles and the pouches are recyclable, and if you live in Swansea the bottles can also be refilled in Cheers Wine Merchants in the Mumbles – they are just two different ways of ensuring a circular loop is created for re-using and recycling raw materials to ensure as much re-use as possible, reducing the pressure on obtaining new natural materials. We know also that many of our gin fans like to up-cycle our bottles into lights, candles, vases and even bird feeders.


We were delighted with being Highly Commended for Environmental Sustainability in Gin Guide Awards 2021 and winning Sustainable Business of the year in the Food and Drinks Awards Wales 2022.





GŴYR, 43% Alc/Vol

Our classic GŴYR original gin is made with foraged green and bronze fennel from local beaches blended with fresh zest of lemon and pink grapefruit for an aromatic and zesty London Dry.

Serve with pared orange or a thin slice of pink grapefruit.



Our flagship gin was awarded The Gin Guide's Best in Wales 2019 and our 5th Anniversary Distiller's Cut won Gold in the World Gin Awards 2023 and Best Welsh London Dry.

RHOSILI, 45% Alc/Vol

GŴYR Rhosili is made in conjunction with the Dylan Thomas Estate to commemorate his strong links with Gower. This fresh gin 'sings of the sea' with sea buckthorn, lime, gorse and linden flower. Cut at 45% for a creamy finish, we suggest it is served with a slice of lime or a sprig of rosemary.


Our GŴYR Rhosili won a Gold Award in the World Gin Awards 2020.

SEA STAR, 47% Alc/Vol

GŴYR Seren y Mor / Sea Star is a fresh coastal gin made with foraged Welsh laver seaweed, lemon balm, bergamot and rich crushed Serbian juniper.  Every launch bottle comes with a limited edition ceramic starfish pendant from Gill Bramley ceramics.


Our GŴYR Sea Star won a Gold Award and Best Welsh London Dry in the World Gin Awards 2024.


Created by Laura as a Mother's Day gin for our friends at the Craft Gin Club, GŴYR Blodau'r Haul / Sunflower

takes its inspiration from Gower’s sunflower fields and both sunflower petals and honey are used as botanicals. Apricots and cranberries add a fruity note which is balanced with white pepper on the finish.



Sunflower was awarded a Bronze medal in the World Gin Awards 2024.

RHAMANTA, 43% Alc/Vol

It was a huge privilege that our Rhamanta gin was selected to be Craft Gin Club Gin of the Month for February 2020. 'Rhamanta' was the ancient Welsh tradition of finding your true love and this gin celebrates love and friendship with rose and pomegranate. 


Rhamanta has won a Silver medal in the London Spirits Competition 2020 and was a Finalist and Geographical High Scorer for Contemporary Gin in the Gin Guide Awards 2021.


The fire and smoke of a dragon’s breath along with the majesty of Worm’s Head in Rhossili were the inspiration for this 60% Dragon’s Strength gin.


The recipe is based on ‘Rhosili’ gin with the added fire and smoke of dragons from cubeb pepper, grains of paradise and lapsang souchong tea.


Our Dragon Strength won  a Silver medal in the London Spirits Competition 2021 and a Silver medal in the IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) 2021.

Additions to our range

SLOE GIN, 30% Alc/Vol

We had teams of helpers foraging sloes for our sloe gin, which we launched in December 2020.  From foraging local Scout troops to grandparents with their grandchildren, this sloe gin really was a community effort.  Every year we release a new batch of our sloe gin in the autumn and each year since its launch we have sold out!


Our Sloe Gin won the prestigious Gold Country award - Best Welsh Sloe - in World Gin Awards 2021 and a Silver medal in the London Spirits Competition 2021 and a Winner in the Sloe Gin category and Geographic High Scorer in the Gin Guide Awards 2022 and 2023.


It has been a fantastic project with Wales' oldest vineyard, Glyndwr to create a growing range of Vermouths.  With Glyndwr's delicious wine, we have created a Semi-Dry and  Rosso vermouth and a bottled Negroni.


We were over the moon that our first project together won World's Best Semi-Dry in the World Vermouth Awards in 2022.



Meet Our Team

Laura is Head of Distillery Operations and is a key member of our team, keeping us all on track! Laura is an accomplished distiller and she brings huge enthusiasm for the distilling process as well as specialist  knowledge from her degree in Chemistry.



Owain is our Tasting Events Manager and entertains all our gin garden visitors with his banter! Following his Master's in Management, Owain loves to research new and emerging trends to feed into our new product development and he is, of course, our chief taster!

Our ray of sunshine Carys is always on hand, in between university studies, to help with shows, prepare mail order and label bottles!

...and of course Dodge (m), our Distillery rescue cat.  Dodge loves to come on foraging trips to the beach and welcomes all visitors to the distillery.

The Sharing Table Cymru

We support The Sharing Table Cymru charity which helps disadvantaged children and their families on Gower and Swansea and Siân is a trustee of the charity.


We were delighted to help deliver Christmas meal boxes in December 2020 and will continue to support the fantastic Cooking Club project in 2021. 


Please call us on +44 7854 7854319768 +44 7854 7854319768 or use our contact form.

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