Nelson's Distillery & School - Actually Made In Staffordshire

Nelson's core gin with Actually Made In Staffordshire badge. From left to right Nelson's Rhubarb & Custard Gin, Nelson's London Dry No. 7 & Nelson's Timur Gin.

About the 'Actually Made In' Initiative

The 'Actually Made In' initiative, pioneered by leaders such as Manchester Gin, Tarquin’s Cornish Gin, Masons of Yorkshire, and Brighton Gin, seeks to elevate the profile of craft distilleries and their distinct brands. This movement is about boosting the support for local businesses, helping them to not only survive but thrive.

The Craft of Distilling at Nelson's Distillery

Being a craft distiller blends the joy of creativity with the dedication to craftsmanship. At Nelson’s Distillery, we take pride in our hands-on approach. Every batch of Nelson’s Gin is distilled, quality-controlled, bottled, waxed, and labelled entirely by hand, then carefully packed for distribution. We believe this hands-on involvement enriches the authenticity of our brand and underscores the importance of supporting local craft producers.

Importance of Local Support

At Nelson’s Distillery, local support is essential to our success. Being able to verify the origins of our products adds a layer of trust and reassurance, ensuring our customers appreciate the value and authenticity of our brand.

Three images of Nelson's custom built alembic still, Victory.

Encouraging Conscious Consumer Choices

The 'Actually Made In' campaign encourages consumers to think more deeply about the origins of their spirits and to consider craft distilleries in their buying decisions. The presence of the 'Actually Made In' badge makes it even easier for consumers to identify and choose these authentic brands, so we urge you to look out for it on websites and social media.

Visit Nelson's Distillery & School

If you'd like to see where Nelson's spirits are made, feel free to stop by our onsite shop or book a spot on our Tour, Talk & Taste session. You might also enjoy our Nelson's Gin, Vodka & Rum School, the recent winner of the Staffordshire Tourism & Good Food Experience of the Year. It's a great way to get a closer look at how we create our products and to learn more about the craft distilling process.