{gin} OPIHR Gin – be seduced by the spices of the Orient

With an eye for pretty things, OPIHR Oriental Spiced Gin was a pure aesthetical journey of the senses as it lay between my hands. To enhance this experience even further, it promised to lead me down the ancient Spice Route as I opened the bottle for my next adventure. Introduction Ever curious about gin, I…

{gin} Cruxland Gin: turning every day into an adventure

The beach, the jungle, the mountains. Cities or rivers or grasslands. Wherever your next journey might take you, let KWV Cruxland Gin frame your adventure with a glass filled with memories. Introduction It’s no secret that I have crowned myself somewhat of a gin-connoisseur over the last few years. I’ll often swap my glass of…

{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…

{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} Woo with Wixworth: a classic recipe for V-day celebrations

Wondering what to do for Valentine’s Day? This is the question on the minds of many when the month of love approaches. Go with the trusted candle-lit dinner? Do something adventurous this time? No need to mull over it too much. These handy suggestions will help take the chore out of organising something special for…

{gin} Conserving a classic: Wixworth Gin saves rhinos

If there are two things that lie close to my heart, it’s endangered animal conservation and…well, gin. Wixworth Gin is keeping things cool and classic by saving rhinos with every sip! Introduction Very few of you will know that The Tall Hedonist and I are actually very keen gin aficionados. We humbly boast with an…

{news} The Wixworth guide to being a classic in the new decade

Standing out from the crowd in the third decade of the 21st century is sure to be incredibly challenging. Life as we know it is being disrupted by technology, populism, and climate change. Machine learning is rendering professionals redundant and modern cultures are defined by social media trends, fake news, and celebs who are in it…