Treat your VIP guests to an evening of drinks, banter, and celebrity company with this superb
VIP Gin Tasting with Michael Vaughan event.
Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan led England to Ashes victory in 2005 and the team was under his legendary leadership for a record number of test match victories.
He created his own gin brand, Declaration Gin, which is one of the six different premium gin brands you and your guests will be tasting in VIP Gin Tasting with Michael Vaughn.
Declaration Gin is a London Dry gin, described as a heady blend of botanicals sourced from countries associated with some of Michael’s most memorable trips: India, Australia and the UK.
This exclusive gin tasting event will be taken to another level by the presence of the legend that is Michael Vaughan who will join the event, tasting the six gins on offer and giving his discerning opinions on them. Along the way he will entertain your guests with fascinating stories from his career and answer questions from your guests.
This event is presented in partnership with one of Britain’s oldest wine and spirit merchants, established in 1797 and family run since 1945. The merchant partner will deliver a gin sampling pack to each of your guests prior to the event. The pack contains six different double-measure gin samples, an additional pair of tonics to enjoy them with, as well as information on the featured samples and an introduction to this legendary spirit.
This handout is a guide to the gins on offer as well as suggesting recommended garnishes and additional cocktail serving suggestions. It contains fascinating facts from gin’s storied history, including its medicinal origins, its connection to war and empire, the significance of 57% ABV, the story of the world’s first gin vending machine, and the real life location of Hogarth’s famous painting ‘Gin Lane’.
Your VIP Gin Tasting with Micahel Vaughn event will also feature a drinks expert to offer their expert guidance to each gin on offer. A leading presenter will host the event and ensure all the proceedings go down as smoothly as the gin.
This event is the perfect way to say thank you to hard working staff, show your best mates a top-notch time, or entertain your valued clients.
Michael Vaughn: the man, the cricketing legend
Michael played 82 England test matches and scored 5719 runs at an average of almost 42, with 18 centuries. He also played 86 one-day internationals. He was England captain in 51 tests and led them to 26 wins, more than any other England captain. He presided over England’s 2005 Ashes win, the first in 18 years. He won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, Team Award. Michael mentors England’s under-19s cricketers and has appeared on the BBC’s Test Match Special. A larger than life personality, Vaughan has appeared on Strictly Come Dancing and makes an inspiring and fun-loving addition to this truly unique online event.
Additional special sporting guests are also available to suit your interests, contact us to find out more. Previous big names who have hosted these events include Harry Redknapp, Mike Tindall and Ray Parlour.
Exclusive 120-minutes online VIP Gin Tasting with Michael Vaughn event
Michael Vaughan to sample gins and give opinion
Leading presenter to host event
Gin sample pack sent to guests prior to event. Includes 6 x double measure samples per person
Your company logo on each gin sample
Two experts from merchant partner to guide your through each sample and answer any questions from your guests
Q&A with Michael Vaughan
Post event PDF with details of gin samples
Drinks discount code from merchant partner
Administrator running event behind the scenes
Make your event even more special and memorable with a range of possible add-ons. Please contact us for prices.
Your personalised branding displayed behind Micahel Vaughan, drinks experts and presenter
Branded highlights video featuring best bits of event for use on your website or social media
Souvenir of event for each guest, plus cricket shirt signed by Michael Vaughan. Option for Michael to add personalised message on each one. Souvenir can be framed with action shots of Michael and delivered to your guests’ homes.
Event begins with intros from presenter, drinks experts and Michael Vaughan
Gin sample one. Talk from drinks experts and opinion from Michael. Guests can ask questions about gin. Presenter asks Michael about his career.
Gin sample two. Talk from drinks experts and opinion from Michael. Guests can ask questions about gin. Presenter asks Michael about his career.
Gin sample three.
Gin sample four.
Gin sample five.
Gin sample six.
Q&A session with sporting guest and drinks expert
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Price per guest
Prices are per person, and exclusive of VAT unless stated otherwise.