Conker is a team of friends, sharing a passion to build a world-class distillery. We believe in creating meaningful experiences through our spirits and events. Lasting smiles and memories. Building something real we can all believe in, champion and rely on.
When Rupert left his day job to launch Dorset’s first gin distillery, it was a nail-biting moment. Fast-forward 6 years, and it’s clear the leap of faith was worth it. Written by the Head Conkerer himself, read about Rupert’s unique journey and thoughts on throwing in the towel to follow your passion.
The single most important factor for me launching Conker was the internet. In fact, Conker simply wouldn’t have happened without it; There has never been a better time for you to do your own thing, learn new things, follow your passion or launch your own business. When…
When I set out in Conker, I was seeking happiness and contentment in my work. I thought that running my own business, building something for myself, would finally quench the ambition and hunger that had kept me restless. But now, three years in, I’ve realised that when you run…
I’d hazard a guess that one of the top justifications not to follow a dream or do something like start your own business would be ‘money’. Whilst the amount of money you have will impact on your ability to do something, it will be your attitude to money itself…
It’s not every day a Chartered Quantity Surveyor throws in the towel to try his hand at making gin. Fast forward 6 years, and it was certainly worth the risk.
Conker on film. From snippets of the distillery to our jaunts out and about. You’ll find interviews with our Head Distiller, Rupert, and shorts on the people and processes behind our favourite ingredients, including our recent travels to Ethiopia. So, sit back, extend your lunch break and enjoy the many colours of Conker.