Current wines for the drinking & a great local whisky

Slanghoek Private Selection Chardonnay 2016 Slanghoek is a place of great beauty. I have been there but once and have a yearning to go back. The mountains, the trees, the vineyards.  Also, a place of excellent wine. The Slanghoek Private Selection Chardonnay 2016 being one of them. The wine recently took the award for the

The Table Bay – Whisky enthusiasts in good hands with Zanemvula Mangesi

The Table Bay Hotel at sunset A genuine passion and innate affinity for whisky have helped Zanemvula Mangesi negotiate his way from humble beginnings as a barman to the food and beverage supervisor at The Table Bay. He holds qualifications in food and beverage as well as marketing but it is his natural proficiency for

Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky – Leopard & Lime Cocktail

Bain's Leopard & Lime cocktail for laid-back summer days Cocktails are fun to make and always a crowd-pleaser when relaxing around the pool or as a pre-dinner drink. Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, South Africa’s first single grain whisky made from 100% locally grown maize, is one of those versatile whiskies that lends itself to preparing

Blend Your Own At James Sedgwick, Africa’s Only Commercial Whisky Distillery

The James Sedgwick Distillery Try your hand at being a whisky master for a day at The James Sedgwick Distillery, situated in Wellington an hour’s drive from Cape Town and home to the proudly South African range of Three Ships Whisky and Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky. The James Sedgwick Micro Distillery The distillery, now open

Accolade for Wellington Distillery

The James Sedgwick Distillery, situated at the foothills of the Bain’s Kloof Pass in the Boland town of Wellington, has been named Best Brand Innovator in Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky competition. The award is in recognition of the state-of-the-art facilities at the distillery as well as the innovative whiskies produced there. The