Olivier is editor and co-founder of Gin Foundry. With years of experience building drinks brands, distilling Gin and creating and hosting events celebrating the category, he is well placed to comment on the category, and does his best to cast a positive light on the spirit and those making it.
Olivier also delivers consultancy work for those seeking to open their own distilleries and hosts frequent ‘how to open a distillery’ workshops at Gin Foundry HQ. He holds a Level 2 Award in Spirits from the WSET and is Channel 4’s resident Gin Expert on Sunday Brunch.
Interviews with Olivier Ward
Craze: Gin and Debauchery in an Age of Reason
by Jennifer Warner
The Book of Gin: A Spirited World History from Alchemists' Stills and Colonial Outposts to Gin Palaces, Bathtub Gin, and Artisanal Cocktails
by Richard Barnett
The Curious Bartender's Gin Palace
by Tristan Stephenson
Gin: The Manual
by Dave Broom
Gin & Tonic: The Complete Guide for the Perfect Mix
by Frédéric Du Bois and Isabel Boons