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A year of gin

I'm not saying I'm your fairy godmother, but seriously I have a wand and everything. Yes Cinders, you can win a year's supply of Silent Pool gin right here - your parties will never be the same again.

Yeah babycakes you read that right!

Whether you’re struggling your way through Sober October and need a party blow-out when you hit November, or you’re just powering through your drinks cabinet as per usual, we can help.

Gin, of course, is the drink du jour, de nuit and possibly even de matin if you’re really caning it, and there are a gazillion fantastic artisan gin brands on the market. My money, though, is on Silent Pool, newly launched into Waitrose and with some of the prettiest branding I’ve ever seen. Almost too gorgeous to drink (I said almost).


The winner will snaffle a case of Silent Pool gin, PLUS a gift set containing two Silent Pool Copa goblets plus another bottle of gin. That’s seven bottles of gin, plus the two glasses.


Wanna win? Course you do! And entering is easy peasy. There are four ways – and the more ways you enter, the greater you’re chance of winning.

  1. Sign up to the newsletter (this step is compulsory).
  2. 3. and 4. Be sociable. Follow Muddy Bucks/Oxon on FB, Instagram and twitter to enter up to another three times, by commenting and pinning FB and Twitter posts, saying why you want win.

Please note: Even if you’re already signed up to the newsletter, you need to sign up again to enter – but don’t worry, you won’t get two sets of newsletters.

The closing date is midnight on Thurs Nov 9 and a winner will be announced in the week after that. Please note you have to be 18+ to enter this comp!


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14 comments on “A year of gin”

  • Anthony Langford October 10, 2017

    I love a glass of iced jin and tonic a years supply great gift

  • Keith Embleton October 10, 2017

    Great prize, would love to win, so would my wife.

  • Liz Slade October 10, 2017

    Just say no to boring bottles! 🍸💁

  • CAROLYN HEYWORTH October 10, 2017


  • SL October 10, 2017

    a beautiful bottle, a beautiful gin, please transport me to a beautiful gin haze ✨

  • Kathy Hunter October 10, 2017

    What a lovely prize! I’d really love to win this treat that would make the dark days of winter brighter (and the summer days shine).

  • Margaret October 10, 2017

    I like to add lime juice and a slice to my G&T. I’m interested to see how well this works with Silent Pool.

  • Alice October 10, 2017

    Yum! With dry martini and a piece of orange rind.

  • janette Arnold October 10, 2017

    There is no submit to sign up for the newsletter

  • Katie October 10, 2017

    Gin, ginger and ginseng for me please

  • Angelique Bull October 10, 2017

    Cheers! Yes please, I’d like to win the Silent Pool gin competition so I can make beautiful drinks in gorgeous goblets from prettily branded bottles – chin chin 🍸

  • Mary Finucane October 11, 2017

    Silent Pool Gin is the stuff of beautiful Gin-lined dreams. It says culture. It oozes quality. It puts the G into G&T. I’d absoloutely love to win. YES please.

  • littlecotswoldlifestyle October 12, 2017

    I named my dog Gin because I love the stuff so much. Yes this may indicate a problem but who cares its tastes scrumptious!!! That my friends is dedication to the cause…….also im a lifestyle blogger so it will be written about too! (bribery gets you no where)

  • Karen Sadler October 19, 2017

    Gin-tastic! oh, yes please, from me. I shall use the rather fetching empties to make a fabulous glass mosaic garden feature…


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