Not Another “Online Off Licence”

Exhibitors and Customers at a gin fair

People have asked us what we hope to achieve with Crafty Connoisseur and our answer is quite simple. We don’t want to create just “another online off licence” we want to a create a Crafty Community. We can’t wait to get back to face to face events and engaging with the Crafty Nation, but in […]

What’s The Perfect Serve?

Bareksten Botanical Gin

This is a question we get asked all the time. People expect us to answer something like, “Oh, with this spirit you need to use this tonic, with ice and make sure you add this garnish” Rubbish! For us, the perfect serve is the one you make to suit your taste buds. We all have […]

Value For Money

Photo by Justin Lim on Unsplash

Sorry to disappoint you, this is not the sale section. At Team Crafty we try not to have sales because we try to bring the Crafty Nation value for money. As the Financial Director, I’m the guy who crunchies all the numbers and looks at pricing from two perspectives. The first is as the FD.  Obviously, […]

Who are Team Crafty?

Steve and Brenda McKenzie

We are a husband and wife team, who through our import export business, got to sample a lot of different spirits from around the world. After a while, friends and family started asking us how they could get a hold of these spirits as they could not see them in supermarkets etc. So was born […]

How Can A Virtual Tasting Be Interactive?

Crafty Connoisseur Gift Bags

In 2020 COVID restrictions closed pubs, limited numbers in restaurants, people are missing the human interaction with their friends and colleagues. It meant that lots of people could not come together on a social basis to enjoy a drink or two. They could not celbrate birthdays or anniversaries. Nor could businesses entertain clients or treat […]