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SOUTH AFRICA IN LOCKDOWN AGAIN

SOUTH AFRICA IN LOCKDOWN AGAIN

We watched the rest of the world having second waves and thought / hoped that SA’s 2nd wave would be delayed by the sunshine and warm weather. Sadly that didn’t prove to be the case and instead we were faced with rising numbers, a new strain and struggling hospitals....

Hope around the world

Hope around the world

We often get asked if we export our gins. Although export is a very tiny part of what we do, we do send our gin to several countries around the world. Up until 2020 we have exported our “heritage” label collection … just while the rebrand settled in here, but we have...

Stay at Home Cocktails to boost your spirits

Stay at Home Cocktails to boost your spirits

We’ve teamed up with Woman and Home to create some delicious easy-to-make at home cocktails: perfect to get you through lockdown. The recipes are on our site, but these are the three we recommend – read the article here. Just the tonic for staying in!

Host your own gin tasting at home

Host your own gin tasting at home

We joined up with Women & Home Magazine to bring you top tips on hosting your own gin tasting at home: perfect to do over Zoom or What’s App with others! For details see the article by Claire Badenhorst here.

GIN IN THE TIME OF CORONA

GIN IN THE TIME OF CORONA

We took the decision to close the Tasting Room prior to the lockdown, as we receive a large number of tourists and other visitors and thought it safer to protect our staff and our production facility and act cautiously and instead designed “Home Tasting Kits” for...

SALSIFY AT THE ROUNDHOUSE

SALSIFY AT THE ROUNDHOUSE

Chefs Luke Dale-Roberts and Ryan Cole are the powerhouses behind fine dining eatery Salsify at the The Roundhouse in Camps Bay, Cape Town. A beautiful setting in a building dating back to 1786 (when it was built as a round guard house), it was later used as a hunting...

The OZCF Market

The OZCF Market

The Oranjezicht City Farm Market – Wednesday evenings as well as Saturday and Sunday mornings.