{gin} Top ten gins in my cupboard for World Gin Day!

And so our favourite day of the year has finally arrived: World Gin Day. Today, I’ll celebrate this juniper-infused tipple until the sun goes down (and long after!) – because we all know how childishly happy a pretty G&T makes me! I’ve rounded up my five most favourite South African craft gins from my cupboard…

{news} Celebrate Father’s Day at Taj Cape Town

If you are looking for something really special to spoil your father this Father’s Day in Cape Town, try tempting him with either a gin afternoon tea in the Lobby Lounge, or a specially designed lunch or dinner menu at the hotel’s Mint Restaurant and Terrace at Taj Cape Town. Continually offering top-quality, luxurious and…

{product} Boozy eggs for adults with Sugarbird Gin

When I love a brand, I love the living daylights out of it. Sugarbird Fynbos Gin is one of those brands I’m loving hard and completely for the longest time. But, as we all know, love is reciprocal. So in the spirit of mutual love, Sugarbird Gin has released an egg-box of adult boozy treats…just…

{event} Cape Town Gin & Tonic Festival 2019

So we all know I take gin very seriously. That is why the annual Gin & Tonic Festival is a day marked off on my social calendar that I would miss for nothing in this world. As soon as the New Year’s celebrations are done, I start fixating on this special gin-filled day. And let…

{news} Counting down: Cape Town G&T Festival ’19!

We all have certain social commitments on our calendars that we simply refuse to negotiate on. Come hell or high water, we will attend. My most favourite day of the whole entire year is not Christmas or my birthday, but, wait for it…the annual Gin & Tonic Festival! I’m not even joking, you guys. If…

{experience} Distillique Gin & Botanicals Masterclass

We are all quick to reach for our favourite bottle of spirits when the weekend looms ahead, but do we know where it comes from or how its made? Do we even understand the ingredients or appreciate the hours of distilling that goes into each bottle? Serious existential questions, these. My joy was unadulterated when…

{event} Gin-tastic launch of the Cape Town Gin Route

As a legitimate Cape Town foodie, I’ve experienced it all. I’ve done the wine tastings and pairings, I’ve explored the expansive network of wine routes, the olive route and even the lesser known brandy route. So, when I was recently invited to attend the launch of the Cape Town Gin Route at the classy inner-city…

{PRODUCT REVIEW} Limited Edition Pink Gin Box

Little girls are made of sugar and spice and all things nice. But statistics show that approximately 19.4 million women aged 15 years and older live at-risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer[1]. The Gin Box contributed to #breastcancerawarenessmonth with their limited edition bright pink gin goodie box, which I couldn’t wait to get my hands…