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Score! We're feeling a tad proud with our recent score from Tim Atkin (a Master of Wine who tastes and rates South African wine annually). Our "2020" vintage, which is the Lot 10 got a whopping 92 points in his 2020 South Africa Report. We'll drink to that!


Ja Maneer!

Yes Sir! Maneer, (sir in Afrikaans) is a strong, smokey citrus cocktail by Julian Short. Made with 1 part Caperitif 1 part Mezcal (he used The 4th Rabbit, a Karoo agave spirit, also made by Adi Badenhorst) topped with Naartjie Juice (a cape citrus fruit) with a pinch of salt and garnished with rosemary. voila!


Bonjour Lexir !

“Bonjour Lexir”   Introducing Lexir! We are so proud to feature in this exciting new venture that we wanted to share about it here. Lexir is a groundbreaking new online shopping platform showcasing the new generation of innovative, craft, independent, and newcomer spirits from across the globe. With a focus on fantastic pricing, expert guidance, [...]


No trick, just a treat

Peater Peater, pumpkin drinker Earlier this year, when Julian Short made us a Peater Peater with Caperitif and fresh raw pumpkin juice, I immediately made a note to save this one for this week - because nothing screams halloween like pumpkins... So here it is: Caperitif Peated Whiskey (10 yo Talisker) Pumpkin juice Salt shake [...]


Cocktail: Oom Paul

Cocktail: Oom Paul We know heritage and history isn't always pretty or just - but there IS a Oom Paul cocktail in the original Savoy Cocktail Book - and THAT is some history we can live with... So, seeing as today is the birth day of Stephanus Johannes Paulus "Paul" Kruger (10 October 1825 – 14 July 1904) nicknamed Oom Paul ("Uncle [...]

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