Making gin the #EstonianWay

with GQ Russia journalist

Ivan Glushkov

Making gin the #EstonianWay

  •   Source: Georg Tulver, Visit Estonia

Source: Georg Tulver, Visit Estonia

Source: Georg Tulver, Visit Estonia

Ivan travels to Estonia’s largest island Saaremaa to handpick the juniper berries and herbs that make into the final blend of a refreshing glass of G&T. The Russian Restaurant Critic of the Year connects the dots between the taste of a freshly picked juniper berry and the overarching flavour of gin. Taking a whiff of the soil and picking the raw ingredients is what’s truly unique about #EstonianWay of gin distilling.

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Day one

Virtsu Harbour

Viirelaid Lighthouse

Viirelaiu Majakavahi holiday resort

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Day two

Ku-Kuu restaurant

Kuressaare Episcopal Castle

Ekesparre Boutique Hotel

Georg Ots Spa Centre

Georg Ots Spa Hotel Restaurant



About Ivan Glushkov

Ivan Glushkov is a renowned Russian journalist, currently writing for GQ Russia magazine. He was named the Russian Restaurant Critic of the Year in 2018.