Great Karoo 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 [...]
Koeksuster Negroni... Every year the bar industry all over the world gears 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 based Mootee bar got in on the action [...]
Cacophony incoming On November 5th we will be hosting a first and very unique Caperitif Cacophony here on Kalmoesfontein. Attendees can expect to find out more about the product, the process and more. Look back into history, smell the fynbos and shake up some new and interesting cocktails. By invitation only, but if you [...]
Street Food Festival Yesterday we were lucky to be a part of the Convivium Block Party at the annual Cape Town Street Food Festival in Woodstock. Lots of fun in the Sunday Spring sun as we kept everyone’s glasses full of Caperitif, Swaan and Cruxland Gin. Some pictures via new followers on Instagram. Above: setting up, the calm before [...]
Cacophony The extended Badenhorst Family re-launched the Ghost Ingredient on the 5th of November this year on the farm on the Paardeberg. As you should know by now, Caperitif – a golden elixir – had been in slumber for almost 90 years when Danish mixologist Lars Erik Lyndgaard Schmidt met Swartland winemaker Adi Badenhorst and the [...]
#NegroniWeek Now there is one we will support! This week (6-12 June) is Negroni Week, presented by Imbibe Magazine and Campari. Negroni Week launched in 2013 as a celebration of one of the world’s great cocktails and an effort to raise money for charitable causes around the world. From 2013 to 2014, Negroni Week grew from more than 100 participating [...]
February has not been short on exciting mentions and ventures for Caperitif. It seems Vermouth is all the rage right now and we spotted our Kaapse Dief in a few trend reports for 2016: Marie Claire SA’s Jan/Feb issue House & Leisure Feb issue: Then, on 24 February Caperitif popped up on the menu [...]
World Class Last week Cape Town hosted the finals of World Class, the drinks industry’s most prestigious and respected mixology competition. Tess Posthumus, the representative from The Netherlands, made a cocktail using Caperitif! Here is her recipe: Game Ranger 45ml Zacapa rum 45ml Caperitif 10ml homemade apricot chutney (strained and slightly spicy but give Mrs. [...]
Shaken, not stirred… Watch Steven Saunders from The Maslow Hotel shake up some Caperitif into a ZA-bberwock cocktail at the World Class Competition in July this year. http://livestream.com/accounts/1287887/events/4195043/videos/93148684/player?autoPlay=false&height=360&mute=false&width=640 Nice history and commentary too, worth a watch.
Noir On Saturday we shared some Caperitif cocktails at Jackie Burger’s third Salon 58, themed Noir. For more information about this event and photos, click here! Photographs by Niquita Bento.