By the end of the 20th century, Caperitif had become a ghost ingredient in classic cocktail recipes. What was this mysterious ‘Cape Aperitif’ that was referenced in that classic cocktail bible from the late 1800’s, the Savoy Cocktail Book?
This question asked by an adventurous Danish mixologist lead to a meeting with a maverick South African winemaker and the rebirth of South Africa’s once-famous vermouth. Caperitif is handcrafted by infusing Chenin Blanc with the flavours and aromas of some 35 natural botanicals, many of which are unique to the insane biodiversity of the Cape Floral Kingdom.
“Spion Kop” By now you may have noticed that many of the original Caperitif cocktails from the Savoy Cocktail Book have namesRead more.
#howtodrinkCaperitif [and tonic]
Caperitif and tonic Q: How do you drink Caperitif? A: How ever you want to. We start with ice andRead more.
Negroni 2020 may have been different in many (many!) ways but we still had #negroniweek and since a South AfricanRead more.