Award Winning Gin

Fordington Gin – Gently stirring the spirits

Fordington Gin is a fast-growing business and it all began at home on the kitchen table of Ros Nelmes.

A huge fan of gin all her life – Ros was inspired to set up her own company and turn her knowledge and enthusiasm into a very distinctive product.

Award winning gins

Already winning Gold at Taste of the West, Gold at the International Women’s Wine and Spirits Award, Silver at the World Gin Awards and shortlisted by Great British Foods.


international womens wine and spirit awards judgingRos’ background is rooted in a long-standing heritage of a real passion for food and drink flavours – drawing together a wealth of knowledge, experience and an intense curiosity for the unusual Fordington Gin was born.


Secret selection of botanicals

This unique Dorset gin combines a classic juniper base with star anise, wormwood and lemon balm creating a magical drink which includes a secret selection of botanicals to create a subtle and original flavour. The water used is also exceptional bringing a smoother and perfect experience.


Fordington Gin is only created in small batches to give an artisanal touch to each bottle, ensuring quality from first to last sip.


Ros is passionate about her work and her passion infectious.  Fordington Gin is based in Dorset at her Dorchester home  Now a premium Dorset gin, Fordington is sold in over 70 artisan and independent retailers in Dorset.


From a dream in 2014 to Dorset’s premium concessioners’ choice today, Fordington Gin has come a long way in a short time. But one thing remains reassuringly the same – all the gin is still created at home, proving great taste really does come in small batches!