Salcombe Distilling Co.



About Us
Inspired by the coastal vitality of Salcombe and its shipbuilding heritage, Salcombe Distilling Co. (SDCo.) creates exceptional spirits at its waterside distillery on Island Street, Salcombe, UK; one of the world’s only distilleries directly accessible by boat. Every drop from SDCo. is distilled with an unrivalled passion, care and attention to detail.

SDCo. launched its first spirit, Salcombe Gin ‘Start Point’ in 2016 which was quickly awarded a plethora of international awards including Double Gold at The San Francisco Spirits Competition, Gold at The World Gin Awards and Platinum by the Beverage Testing Institute where it was described as ‘superlative’ and awarded 96 points. 

SDCo. has a reputation for creating exceptional spirits and in 2019 launched Salcombe Gin ‘Rosé Sainte Marie’ an elegant ‘all-natural’ pink gin, to critical acclaim. One of only two 'pink' gins in the world to be awarded Double Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition and awarded Double Gold at the 2020 SIP Awards. More recently featured as the highest rated gin (95 points) in Wine Enthusiast's 'Top 100 Spirits of 2021'.

‘New London Light’ non-alcoholic spirit is inspired by SDCo.’s gin making principles and has taken the distilling team on an exciting voyage of discovery in pursuit of exceptional flavours without alcohol. Since launch ‘New London Light’ has been widely commended, winning the 2021 People’s Choice Spirits Award for the ‘Mindful Drinking’ category and recently being awarded Gold and 94 points by the Beverage Testing Institute in their ‘Conscious Spirits’ review.

1% for the oceans campaign: SDCo. partner with SeaTrees to donate 1% of US bottle sales to support SeaTrees’ Giant Kelp Reforestation Project. Every bottle sold makes our oceans healthier, and for every 4 bottles sold in the USA, SeaTrees will restore 1ft² of Giant Kelp in California.