It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, right? The Prince of Wales
Prince Charles kicked off the second day of his
Northumberland visit in style sipping a martini as he toured a Moorland gin
distillery in North East England.
The 69-year-old royal was served his gin neat shortly after
11 am and was then handed a new cocktail by Sir Walter Riddell’s estate in
Hepple, Coquetdale, Northumberland.
The father of Prince William and Prince Harry stepped out in
the early Autumn showers to plant a juniper bush before gin tasting at the
distillery with Sir Walter Riddell, Lady Riddell, and the Duchess of
The current heir to the English thrown was welcomed to Northumberland
on Wednesday, September 12, to kick off his series of engagements in North
Charles also toured a national landscape discovery center, met with local school children, and met with market traders during his visit to the countryside.
His two-day trip hosted by the Duchess of Northumberland,
Jane Percey, will wrap up today – after one more drink, of course!
Bottoms up, Charles.
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