Nelly Hall of Alitex, the South Harting-based horticultural greenhouse company, visited the famously curvy greenhouses at the Bombay Sapphire distillery, strictly for work purposes.

The distinctive greenhouses are designed by Thomas Heatherwick. (image credit: Rob Farrow)

She came back with an an unexpected bonus – the superb, gin-based Laverstoke cocktail that keeps on giving.

Nelly creates the Laverstoke for Kate Fairweather – a taste of spring on a January day.