New beginnings at Broad Valley farm
Under new ownership since 2009, Broad Valley has blossomed into one of the most exciting cool-climate vineyards in the Western Cape
Get ready for the annual Season of Sauvignon
No less than 13 wine farms in the Durvanville Wine Valley are coming together to show off their best Sauvignon Blanc wines
Organic gin comes to South Africa with Profumi D’Italia
Crafted in the sought-after style of a London Dry, this premium gin offers the intriguing complexity of Mediterranean botanicals
The Gin Box, SA’s first craft gin club
Discover a new local gin every month with this innovative concept
Meet the woman behind SA’s craft gin revolution
When she launched Inverroche Gin in 2012, Lorna Scott had never worked at a distillery before
Inverroche founder Lorna Scott. In 2012, when Lorna Scott launched Inverroche Gin together with her son Rohan and daughter Lauren in Still Bay (or Stilbaai), in the Western Cape, she had never worked at a distillery before, let alone gained any experience in the liquor industry. But this only served to ignite Lorna’s curio
Warm up this winter with hot chocolate cocktails
Beat the chill with these deliciously unique hot choctails, made with fine Van Ryn brandy
The Absolut Kelly cocktail
The muted tones of this beverage belies its unexpectedly colourful and complex flavour profile
The Heart of Darkness cocktail
Activated charcoal is the key ingredient in this show-stopping drink
SA brandies take top honours at New York International Spirits Competition
Two premium South African brandies win coveted Gold awards
snow leopard vodka presents a classic martini – with a twist
Shake up your regular martini with a luxury vodka brand that also contributes to the conservation of the snow leopard
Snow Leopard Vodka, which also happened to help sponsor the launch of our #HLDesignIssue at the beginning of the month (see pictures from the night, here), is now available to South Africans seeking an award-winning spirit with depth of flavour and meaning. The brand has quite a heroic heritage, having been created after entrepreneur and philanthropist Stephen Sparrow was struck by the plight of the snow leopard, which is threatened by hunting and habitat destruction. He set out to create a product and brand that mirrored the beauty and majesty of its namesake, hoping it would have the potential to save the snow leopard