VL92 Gin wins Pentaward

22.09.2013

Pentawards is a worldwide packaging design competition. VL92 Gin was awarded bronze in the category spirits.

VL92 Gin wins Pentaward


VL92 Gin in Volkskrant Magazine

01.09.2013

VL92 Gin was featured in yesterday’s Volkskrant magazine.


VL92 Gin in Volkskrant Magazine


VL92 Gin wins prestigious Dieline Award

01.07.2013

The Dieline is the global reference website for packaging design. We are proud to announce that our bottle received first prize in the category spirits.


VL92 Gin wins prestigious Dieline Award


A Delicious Life

01.04.2013

VL92 Gin is featured in the book A Delicious Life: New Food Entrepreneurs, published by Gestalten.


A Delicious Life


VL92 Gin x Fentimans Tonic receives 9.5/10

19.03.2013

​Mister Cocktail rated VL92 GIN with Fentimans Tonic a 9.5 out of 10 ! Read all about this perfect G+T here.


VL92 Gin x Fentimans Tonic receives 9.5/10


Jenever Festival 2013

15.03.2013

In the weekend of the 16th and 17th of March, VL92 Gin will be represented at the 2013 International Jenever Festival.
The fourth edition of this festival will take place in Amsterdam for the first time. We are expecting an international mixed crowd of professionals, connaisseurs and general appreciators of Genever. Besides sipping various Dutch distillates we'll provide the option of broadening the horizon with our signature G&T.

There will be three sessions:
Saturday 13:00 - 17:00
Saturday 19:00 - 23:00
Sunday 13:00 - 17:00




10/10 at Eye of Spirits

11.02.2013

VL92 Gin received a stellar review in Eye for Spirits online magazine. A rating of 10/10 !
Read the review here. (in German)


10/10 at Eye of Spirits


G&T's at Paul Smith

13.09.2012

We prepared some proper G&T's at Paul Smith during Vogue Fashion's Night Out.


G&T's at Paul Smith


Book Launch Sergiology

18.06.2012

The bartenders of Pure C made their signature VL92 & Tonic's during the long awaited book launch by Sergio Herman.
More pictures on Facebook


Book Launch Sergiology


VL92 Gin: The Shipment

12.06.2012

In the early 17th century the Dutch shipped the first Genever to the United Kingdom. 400 years later, the VL92 crew brave the historic sea route to put a bit of Dutch Courage back in Gin.



Taste of Amsterdam 2012

26.05.2012

Between May 31 - June 3 VL92 Gin will be participating in the Taste of Amsterdam event.
The product can be sampled and bottles can be bought at the stand. We will also prepare our signature Gin & Tonic with Fentimans tonic water and a slice of fresh ginger root.

Taste of Amsterdam is a great culinary festival with a wide range of top producers and restaurants, make sure to clear your schedule for the day after visiting.
Taste of Amsterdam 2012


Itinerary The Shipment

09.05.2012

Friday, May 11: A convoy of three historic Vlaardingen ships - The Balder (a.k.a. VL92), The Iris and The Galant - will set sail from Vlaardingen with the VL92 Gin on board. At the Hook of Holland, The Balder will sail back and the two remaining ships will continue their 20 hour voyage.

Saturday, May 12: The Iris and The Galant will be received in by the mayor of the historic fishing town Great Yarmouth.

Sunday, May 13: The Galant returns to The Netherlands. The Iris will continue its trip along the British coast and wait at the mouth of the Thames for favorable tide.

Monday, May 14, 9pm: The Iris moors next to Tower Bridge in London.

Tuesday, May 15, 4 p.m. at the HC Mooring: Sietze Kalkwijk will personally deliver the first box of VL92 Gin to world-famous bartender Alex Kratena. At 9:30 p.m., the ship will sail with the tide to open water. (Address Hermitage Community Mooring: 16 Wapping High Street, London, E1W 1NG)

Wednesday, May 16: The Iris arrives safely at its Vlaardingen home.
Itinerary The Shipment