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  They do say time flies when you are having fun... and that sure does seem true when you realise that we are busy infusing the tenth batch of Caperitif. For almost a century this golden liquid was nothing but a mysterious ingredient in a few old cocktail books, but since 2012 we've taken ten [...]

A check in to the Caperitif garden

  The Swartland finally had a lush wet winter after many years of drought and lots of stress. The Caperitif fynbos and herb garden has received this well. Featured here is Kooigoed, mint, konfettibos, wilde-als, wild rosemary and more. You are welcome.

Karoo tasting

We recently put the kids and cousins to work pouring Caperitif and Swaan in Prince Albert. The family took a break from winter holidays in the Karoo to take part in a tasting at the Old Dam Museum. Adi informed locals about the process and story behind the product while Samuel, Richard and Jan Hendrik [...]

Negroni Week 2018

Every year the bar industry all over the world gear up for Negroni Week - naturally as a celebration of this wonderful drink, but also to support charities in the bar / club or venue's area or interest. This year was no different and Johannesburg bases Mootee bar got in on the action with a [...]

Cocktail hour

This is Jan Smuts... Easy to make and easier to drink: 1/4 Caperitif 1/4 Gin 1/2 Swaan Tonic Water with a dash of pomegranate juice, served on ice. Or make a whole dispenser full to ensure you do not run out.

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