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The Finsbury Distillery Company Ltd.


The Finsbury Distillery Company Ltd., (Borco Marken Import GmbH & Co KG), London, England, UK.


Joseph Bishop established the Finsbury Distillery in 1740. Besides Finsbury Gin it was responsible for making numerous well-known drinks including Stone’s Ginger Wine. Charles Maxwell of Thames Distillers is the 8th generation descendent of Joseph Bishop, making them the oldest unbroken lineage in Gin distillation.

Unfortunately, the Finsbury Distillery closed and at some point the company was sold. In recent times companies such as Constellation Europe Ltd have bought it and (we believe) Borco Import GmbH in Germany has owned it since 1994.

Borco was established in 1948 and is a family run business. In 1972 they entered into the wine and spirits business, today marketing over 60 spirit brands and is a leader in Germany, and a major player in Europe. Their marketing motto for Finsbury is "Originals don't change".



Our Reviews Of Their Spirits



Finsbury 47 Platinum

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