{news} New autumn Two-for-One cocktails at Steenberg’s Tryn restaurant

Tryn, Steenberg’s vibrant signature restaurant, has created two exciting new autumn cocktails in celebration of World Cocktail Day and extended the 2-for-1 cocktail hour from 4-6 PM on Thursdays to Saturdays. With exciting creations artfully assembled by mixologists at Tryn’s ultra-stylish bar to enjoy in the modish retro-lounge or on the vineyard terrace, there’s a…

{product} As retro as a fish bowl: Fitch & Leedes introduces Classics & Moments

Summer and cocktails are synonymous for me. Fitch & Leedes has made it even easier for you to indulge with their incredible new Moments and Classics ranges of retro-mixers and mocktails. Introduction Since I’ve grown up and realised that a cocktail doesn’t have to be a “one-shot-of-everything-in-the-bar” type of drink, I’ve come to appreciate the…

{spirits} Copeland Spirits – capturing the heart of Cape Town summers

When I’m not pouring myself over a good bottle of wine, you’ll find me kicking back at sunset with a craft spirit in hand, slowly swirling against a pink-tinged sky. Recently, I’ve been savouring the company of Copeland Spirits‘ Tiki Gin and Cape Rum. Introduction As much as I love that rich, fruitful first sip…

{product} Reinventing the mixed drink with Double Dutch premium mixers

With a healthy stock of Double Dutch premium mixers in my cupboard, I can create beautiful mixed drinks in an instant.  Channeling your inner mixologist in the comfort of your own home, these mixers are a must for any occasion or season. Introduction Double Dutch produces great tasting, natural mixers for a new generation of…

{giveaway} Double Dutch: the perfect twin for your spirit

Double Dutch produces great tasting, natural mixers for a new generation of adventurous, sensation seekers. Whether you’re in a bar, on a beach or at home they provide the perfect twin for your spirit. Who? Their founders are a pair of young, dynamic twin sisters, who are proudly Dutch. They work with the world’s leading…

{recipe box} Leopard’s Leap: old flames and a new vintage Chenin Blanc

With a chilled bottle of Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards’ Chenin Blanc 2019 hanging out in your fridge, you’re always ready to rumba and ignite some flames with sexy, sizzling sun downers, no matter the circumstances. Introduction There’s just something synonymous about cocktails and summertime. Pretty, fruity drinks in tall glasses, coupled with a stunning sunset…

{news} The latest liquor shake-ups for 2020

When it comes to alcoholic beverages, consumers are spoilt for choice. Walk into any notable cocktail bar or liquor outlet and you’ll find yourself in a wonderland of distilled spirits, bottled tipples and canned crafts. Throw in a line of psychedelic shooters and exotic aperitifs and things soon get a little overwhelming. “Finding a beverage…

{eat} Food is king at Kong: a reprieve from the concrete jungle

Want to escape the concrete jungle of the city for a bit? Swing into Kong  for a tropical breather, and a lush dinner between the greenery. Introduction Situated on the bustling strip of Cape Town’s stunning De Waterkant, Kong offers an upmarket haven to those who want to break away from the grey monotony of…

{news} Blaauwklippen Brings Signature Zinfandel Wine into New Gin Range

Blaauwklippen heritage estate in Stellenbosch launched a unique twist on craft gin with South Africa’s first Zinfandel-infused gin – the alluring bright crimson Zin Gin. Celebrating their pioneering role as the first to grow and produce Zinfandel wines in South Africa, Blaauwklippen Zin Gin leads a brand-new range of three handcrafted, small-batch-distilled gins from the…

{news} Brazilian national drink available in South Africa!

Brazil’s famous Cachaça Da Tulha native sugarcane spirit is now available in South Africa in a new 750ml bottle. As tequila is to Mexico, so is cachaça to Brazil. The sugarcane spirit, produced from the juice of non-burnt sugar cane after fermentation and distillation, Cachaça can also be aged in wood produced in Brazil for…

{eat} Truth Coffee comes out to play After Dark

Food is a serious industry in Cape Town. Imagine a place where you are invited to interact with a menu of playful, proudly “Sowf Effrekin” dishes, filled with nostalgic reminders of your childhood? Come to TRUTH Coffee’s TRUTH Café after dark, for some serious, unserious business. Introduction Yes, you heard me right. When TRUTH Café…