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Squealing Pig has released its Pinot Noir Gin just in time for World Gin Day (13 June). Available exclusively in Australia, it’s infused with 12 botanicals, berry flavour notes and a dash of the brand’s Pinot Noir.

Treasury Wine Estates ANZ marketing & category director Ben Culligan said the Pinot Noir Gin was another example of a brand that enjoys doing things differently. “Squealing Pig is renowned for its approach to demystifying the wine category and crafting products that appeal to long-time loyalists and new consumers alike.

“Having experienced double-digit growth since launching in 2010 Squealing Pig continues to help drive extensive growth within the wine category and we’re proud to expand our current offering. The gin boom showing no signs of slowing down,” he said.

The 12 botanicals include juniper berries, citrus peel, lavender blossoms, coriander seeds, angelica root and seeds, rosemary, cardamom, fennel, peppermint, laurel leaf, cloves and cinnamon.

Drinks industry veteran Jason Crawley said he was a big fan of Squealing Pig’s Rosé Gin which was released last year, so was excited for the Pinot Noir variety. He suggested serving the gin over ice with tonic and garnishing with a slice of orange and a sprig of fresh mint.

“As a gin that certainly holds its own, I’d also suggest enjoying it neat on the rocks or equally, it works brilliantly within a gin cocktail,” Crawley said.

Squealing Pig Pinot Noir Gin is now available to order from Treasury Wine Estates in a 700ml bottle (RRP $55.00).

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