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Highclere Castle Gin Promotes Charitable Cause

By November 30, 2021Connecticut, Top News

Highclere Castle Gin’s Khalid Williams, Brand Ambassador and Mixologist and Adam von Gootkin, Co-founder and CEO on the set of WFSB-TV on Oct. 28.

Adam von Gootkin, Co-founder and CEO of Connecticut-based Highclere Castle Gin and Khalid Williams, Brand Ambassador and Mixologist, joined morning personalities Scot Haney and Kara Sundlund on WFSB-TV’s “Better Connecticut” for a segment to promote the Channel 3 Kids Camp Gala, hosted at the Fox Hopyard Golf Club in East Haddam on Nov. 13, of which Highclere Castle Gin is a sponsor. The “Downton Abbey”-inspired event featured dishes from around the world, a high-end specialty cocktail bar showcasing Highclere Castle Gin, as well as live music provided by the award-winning Cartells. An opportunity to bid on an exclusive tour of Highclere Castle, located in Newbury, England, home of the acclaimed PBS series “Downton Abbey,” was part of the fundraising event. Von Gootkin highlighted the gin brand’s inspiration and event, while Williams created two classic cocktails, a Gin & Tonic and the French 75, during the segment.


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