2005, On a dull, cloudy day in London, we were just another young couple travelling on the tube

From the ocean for the ocean. The inspiration behind Baleia came from our first trip to the Azores

The Whale Watching Bar is appropriately where we will launch Baleia Gin to the world on June 3.

Protecting The Whales of The Azores A donation is made to The Ocean Azores Foundation with every bottle sold

Located on the grounds of The Solar Branco Eco Estate. Visit the world’s largest private collection of gin,


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Named after the Portuguese word for whale, Baleia is distilled overlooking the never-ending Atlantic Ocean on the island of São Miguel. Every bottle sold supports marine conservation projects in the region through a donation to The Ocean Azores Foundation.

Blending traditional botanicals such as juniper, citrus and rosemary with seaweed sustainably sourced from the waters around the island. The gin has an exceptionally smooth flavour, mixing a touch of sweetness with the salt of the ocean.

Ali Bullock, owner of the world-renowned Gin Library bar, located at The Solar Branco Eco Estate, conceptualised and created Baleia Gin in partnership with producer Lima & Quental. Artwork drawn by local artist Catarina Limão.