Features, Food & Drink / 12.02.2019

The perfectly refreshing drink for summer - and with it's pink tinge - also perfect for Valentine's Day beverages, has to be without a doubt Malfy Gin Rosa. As the name hints, this gin is a delightful pink colour and comes in a beautifully frosted bottle decorated with traditional Italian glass painting techniques, with the liquid within bearing testament to the centuries of experience and heritage behind the Vergnano family and the traditional pot stills used to produce it. Malfy Gin Rosa expertly combines classic Southern Italian citrus, pink grapefruit...

Events, Features, Food & Drink / 16.11.2018

One of Joburg's most anticipated events has to be The Wade Bales Cap Classique & Gin Affair which will be hosted on the beautiful Southern Sun in Hyde Park's Rooftop Terrace Bar on 24th and 25th of November. Expect spectacular views and great music, makes for a stylish and sophisticated experience, spent sipping the finest bubbly and enjoying the coolest craft and international gins available in South Africa. Over 60 of South Africa’s premium MCC’s (all made in the traditional Methode Champenoise style), will be available to taste, and you’ll...

Features, Food & Drink / 22.10.2018

We love Mirari Gin and this artisanal distillery nestled in the heart of Johannesburg’s trendy Maboneng precinct, have been creating cool beverages since 2013 at their Time Anchor Distillery. The unique and fragrant Mirari Gin Range, created by Chief Distiller Shanna-Rae Wilby has three variants, each with their own unique signature. Shanna-Rae is one of the significant women who are changing the narrative that this is a man's industry and we like that. She heads up a distillery that has progressed from a 100-litre holding capacity to 100 000 litres...

Features, Food & Drink / 05.10.2018

Summer has never looked so fine - and we see cocktails on our horizon, that's for sure! Thanks to the team at one of SA's premium drinks companies - Truman & Orange we can now happily sip on our fave gin cocktails with the latest craze - Malfy Gin Rosa! As the name suggests, the gin is stunning pink in colour and, typical of the exceptional, Italian quality we’ve come to expect from Malfy, no detail has been spared. The bottle is beautifully frosted and boasts traditional Italian glass painting...

Food & Drink, People of Joburg / 30.08.2018

The City of Gold's first artisan distillery is nestled in the heart of Johannesburg's trendy Maboneng precinct, and was established in 2013 - now they are instantly recognisable by their beautiful and creatively designed bottles of Mirari Gin. Time Anchor Distillery is a place where creativity and science merge into the harmonious, delicate creation of hand-made and distinctly artisanal spirits – including their unique and fragrant Mirari Gin Range, created by Chief Distiller Shanna-Rae Wilby. While spirits have a masculine image, Wilby is one of the significant women who are...

Food & Drink / 21.06.2018

Local is always lekker, as we know, and SA’s first ever gin bursary has just been awarded to the country’s first black-owned gin brand – Mayine Gin. Mayine is managed by a husband and wife team from Khayelitsha in the Western Cape - Luvuyo and Nodumo Jongile - who have had an inspiring and exciting series of events, and have just taken home a R 100 000 bursary to help grow their business, culminating in a trip to London’s Juniperlooza Festival next year on World Gin Day. “The SA Gin...

Food & Drink / 13.06.2018

Oh we are so excited right now! One of our fave drinks is always a refreshing G&T and the news that Fitch & Leedes Pink Tonic is now sugar free! So think - all taste without the sugar, and this is also the perfect fit for a low kilojoule diet, plus you get to enjoy a gin and tonic or two. What's not to love? Filled with amazing whiffs of rose petals and fresh cucumber, the new sugar free Pink Tonic is a delightful alternative without compromising on taste. Fitch...