We mean Business…

We mean Business… So this was the cover of Business Day’s Wanted Magazine last week. Journalist Graham Wood did a lovely research piece which included six cocktail recipes. Article coming soon. Take cover, the ghost is back!

Die Kaapse Dief

Die Kaapse Dief We always think we are being very funny and hip with our branding and strange labels, but somehow ‘the powers that be’ often nip our plans in the bud. Our first Caperitif label with the scroll saying ‘Soet vermoed’ is a very good example of this… Soet vermoed really does not mean [...]


want-it! As promised, here is Graham Wood’s very informative and well researched article on Caperitif from the July edition of Business Day’s Wanted Magazine. click on the image to view it slightly bigger. It is worth the read. For all the cocktail recipes and stunning photography that accompanied the story, click here!

And then there were two!

And then there were two! So if you have followed the story of the Caperitif you would know that we are chasing a legend… a product last produced around the 1940s. We really had no idea what it tasted like, what the recipe was or what the hell we were going to end up with, [...]

A drinking heritage

A drinking heritage   Barry Clausen has written two articles for The Times with a bit of a ghost ingredient angle. Going forward we are keen to work with Barry to try dig up as much of the history behind the golden liquid.

Local is lekker to GO!

Local is lekker to GO!   Finally, we are ready to sell and distribute Caperitif locally! You can place your orders now. And to celebrate, make yourself a Barney Barnato… Caperitif sells in a pack of three bottles at R375 including VAT. orders via aabadenhorstwine at gmail dot com!


trending   Caperitif mentioned under the ‘craft spirit’ section of Food Trends in the latest Elle Decoration.


sundowners… The latest issue (February 2015) of Food and Home magazine features the 2014 Swartland Revolution complete with recipes of food and Caperitif Cocktails! Now we just need to product to be approved for sales… tick tock… TIA.


featured While shooting the front page for the summer edition of Platteland Magazine the editors tried our Caperitif and Swaan Cape Tonic Water… And I guess they liked it since a cellphone picture of the products and a little write-up made it into the mag. Meanwhile Samuel and his friend Preston made the cover. Yes, [...]

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