A local hero and heroic landscapes inspire Swansea Bay’s food and drink producers

C 27th February 2019

Local producer, Gower Gin are celebrating Swansea Bay’s cultural heritage by infusing their new Gin with a famous Swansea icon.

Dylan Thomas was born and brought up in the Uplands in Swansea and many fans of his work and ‘larger than life’ story visit his birthplace and childhood home in Cwmdonkin Drive and the unique ‘Love the Words’ exhibition at the Dylan Thomas Centre.

Dylan’s bedroom at the Dylan Thomas Birthplace

Dylan Thomas exhibition at the Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea, UK.

Now local producers Gower Gin based in Port Eynon, Gower are launching a new Gin on St David’s Day.  Working in conjunction with the Estate and family of Dylan Thomas the new Gower Gin features Dylan Thomas and the opening line from one of his most famous works ‘Under Milk Wood’.

Gower Gin has joined forces with the Gower Heritage Centre, famous for its popular food and drink events, to host a Gower Gin Festival on the weekend of 30th and 31st March 2019.  The event will feature live music, tastings, presentations and even the opportunity to blend your own gin in the Festival’s science lab.  There will also be vegan cookery demonstrations and the opportunity to sample other local foods and crafts.

Beautiful landscapes – inspiring words – amazing flavours.  It’s a heroic combination!