There's nothing like a cold G&T on a summer's day...no matter what the weather. If you want to try new gins, or enjoy old favourites then these are the best gin events to visit in Scotland this summer.
From tastings to festivals, there's something for all juniper fans.
Gin lovers are invited to join the No.1 magazine team, Darnley's and Franklin & Sons for an evening of tastings.
Located in the library at the Intercontinental George Street (formerly the Principal George Street), guests can look forward to a drinks recpection followed by a tasting of three Darnley's gins, each paired with a mixer from Franklin & Sons.
As well as enjoying the delicious tipples, there will be a chance to win some prizes on the night and all guests will get a No.1 goody bag.
Enjoy a range of gins from Scotland as beyond as the Gin Fayre returns.
Split into two sessions - 12.3.30 and 4.30-8pm - the fayre promises to be jam packed with distilleries offering samples to try and a chance to buy as well as masterclasses to enjoy.
Tickets include a welcome cocktail, gin guide and gin samples.
After the success of the last Gin festivals, the team are back for the third instalment at Finsbay in Milngavie.
The festival will play host to a number of gins from around the world as well as focusing on Scottish gins. Festival-goers can look forward to samples, cocktails and expert talks.
The event will run until 6pm before an after party at the new Finsbay loft space. Tickets include one free gin and mixer.
After the success of the 2018 festival, the Spirit of Alba Festival - whisky and gin event - is back.
Split into two sessions - 12-3pm and 4-7pm - attendees can look forward to trying a range of whiskies and gins, with the ticket including a branded glass and festival guide.
Festival goers to this gin tasting in Stirling will find out about the booming gin industry in Scotland.
As well as expert knowledge, there will be six gins to taste alongside the full range of Fever Tree tonics and garnishes to try.
Named after a loch just north of Glasgow, Bardowie Gin has been created by husband and wife team Mark and Alison Hazell.
Anyone attending this free tasting, hosted by the brand ambassador, can find out more about the gin and experience its citrus, London Dry style. And, if it's a favourite, buy a bottle or two.
If you're a fan of gin and cake then head along to this Edinburgh Gin afternoon tea, hosted in The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant.
Refuel or escape the festival madness and relax over savoury bites, freshly baked scones served with homemade jam and petit fours created with Edinburgh Gin liqueurs.
As well as this, diners can enjoy an Edinburgh Gin G&T (and cups of tea) while soaking up the views of Princes Street Gardens.
International Scottish Gin Day 2019 (ISGD) has been set up by the Gin Cooperative to help a global audience discover the world of Scottish Gin and aims to create a special day established to raise the profile of Scottish Gin and showcase Scotland as a visitors destination.
ISGD 2019 will be held on Saturday the 3 August and will provide an opportunity for Scottish producers, bars, restaurants, bottle shops and drinkers to discover, celebrate and promote Scottish Gin on the day.
For those looking to celebrate ISGD in Edinburgh, head to Mansfield Traquair where the organisers of the Gin Fayre fairs will be hosting a special gin event.