The Oxford Artisan Distillery


Craft distilling
in the heart of
Oxford City

The first certified organic grain-to-glass distillery in the United Kingdom.

The Oxford Artisan Distillery has used organic heritage grain to make our spirits since its launch. Now, following their organic certification by the Soil Association, It can be put on the bottle.

Its spirits are made with total provenance from seed to still – and into the final bottle on your shelf - using exclusive heritage organic grain, grown on local organic farms. The grain is distilled in the heart of Oxford in bespoke handmade stills.

The Oxford Artisan Distillery is the only distillery in the world to use populations of ancient heritage grain to produce spirits. Its exclusive ancient heritage grain gives its spirits a wonderful viscosity and silky mouthfeel.

The Oxford Artisan Distillery has exclusive worldwide rights to five populations of genetically diverse “ancient heritage grain”. Its ancient heritage grain is grown by local organic farms using traditional and sustainable farming methods.


Inspired by the decision to build a copper still from scratch, taking cues from the best of distilling practice, the romance of steam, Victorian engineering, old diving helmets and imagery from Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. TOAD approached South Devon Railway Engineering, steam engine craftsmen and some of the last great historical industrial coppersmiths in England. After a two year project, the team had created two copper contraptions – a 2,400 litres still named Nautilus, in honour of Verne’s fictional submarine, and its 500-litre counterpart, the appropriately dubbed Nemo. Together with two five metres tall copper distillation columns, with a total of 42-plates, the stills provide a unique taste and all the flexibility needed to experiment and refine its spirits.


Our thoughts... The Oxford Artisan Distillery are the epitome of craft artisan distilling. Uncompromising, high-quality ingredients and processes deliver exceptional spirits that over-deliver flavour and style. 



The Oxford Artisan Distillery Organic Dry Gin

The Oxford Artisan Distillery Organic Dry Gin

A classic Juniper-forward gin with layers of bright citrus and 12 aromatic botanicals. Created from ..

£37.49 £39.50 Ex Tax: £31.24

The Oxford Artisan Distillery Pure Rye Spirit

The Oxford Artisan Distillery Pure Rye Spirit

 A true expression of our favourite grain in its purest form. Aroma's of sandalwood, vanill..

£40.00 Ex Tax: £33.33

The Oxford Artisan Distillery Organic Rye Vodka

The Oxford Artisan Distillery Organic Rye Vodka

A pure and smooth vodka, with a clean finish of delicate spice...

£34.95 Ex Tax: £29.13

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