Please note: Babies / Children under 16 are NOT allowed on the estate grounds.
Visit to The Gin Library, home to Europe’s largest gin collection, with over 1,000 bottles from 59 countries. Our collection showcases The Ghosts of The Ocean, our in-house range of gins, as well as Rocha Negra, both proudly distilled in the Azores on the island of São Miguel. Your visit includes a G&T made from your choice from the collection, as well as the opportunity to capture photos and videos of this unique location. You can try additional gins from the collection for €15 per drink.
Advance booking highly recommended. Click here to check availability.
Visit the world renowned Gin Library, home to Europe’s largest gin collection, with over 1,000 bottles from 59 countries. You will be hosted by Gin Library owner, and creator of The Ghosts of The Ocean range of gins, Ali Bullock. Ali will teach you the insider secrets of how to prepare the perfect Gin & Tonic.
As you enjoy your Gin & Tonic, you have the opportunity to capture photos and videos of this unique location. Ali and the team are also here to answer questions about his collection of gins from around the world, and share information about the Solar Branco Eco Estate where the Gin Library is located.
Advance booking is essential. Choose from our our standard Gin flight (3 sample gin and tonics) or our Full Flight experience (6 sample gin and tonics). Your selection is made up of our in-house created gins, including The Ghosts of The Ocean range as well as the special editions created at The Gin Library.
Advance bookings only – Your tasting takes you through gins created or inspired by the Azores as you learn about the rich history of gin and its modern renaissance. You will try 3 gin and tonics with selected tonics and garnishes matched for each. Light snacks will also be served during the tasting.
VIP guests are invited to join a private Gin masterclass at the Gin Library, where you are invited to taste an exclusively curated range of gins. Each gin is individually paired with its perfect match of tonic water and garnish. The Gin Library houses one of the largest collections of gin in the world.
Free Gin!? Join us for a gin masterclass, bring a craft gin we don’t have in the collection, and you and one other will enjoy the class for free (please note the terms and conditions below.) The gin collection was started with friends brining new gins to the collection and trying out ones already here.
Join us for a wine tasting at the historic Solar Branco Eco Estate, above the town of Livramento. The area was known for growing wine grapes in the 1700s, before citrus took over in the 1800s. You will be hosted by João Couto, our in-house private wine sommelier. Note: Minimum 4 people for this experience
Take time for yourself. Turn off your phone and tune in to the sound of the birds, the wind breezing through the trees above you and the songs of nature as you relax in the careful and experienced hands of Ricardo and his team at The KeepMovingProject. Enjoy a Japanese Seirai massage as you breathe in fresh Atlantic air of the Azores. This private space is perfect for a solo traveller or couple to enjoy. As a couple you are welcome to split the massage for 1 and the gin for the other should you wish.
Discover the never-ending green lands of the island of São Miguel. Take part in our signature Shinrin Yoku experience. The Eco Estate is a place to allow your unique senses to experience and connect with nature. This is an opportunity to immerse yourself in nature without modern-day distractions. Shinrin Yoku is often referred to in English as forest bathing (the literal translation of this Japanese term) or forest therapy.