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  • Espresso Martini Recipe: Celebrating 200 Years of Pure Indulgence with Angostura

    The House of ANGOSTURA® proudly commemorates its bicentennial, marking 200 years of excellence and innovation in the realm of spirits. Since 1824, ANGOSTURA® has been the silent force behind many of the globe’s most exceptional cocktails, infusing flavour and inspiration into countless bars and households worldwide. Renowned for its rich heritage and steadfast commitment to […] More

  • Exploring the Art of Mixology with ANGOSTURA®

    Inspire your inner mixologist and push the boundaries of flavour with our versatile range of ANGOSTURA® bitters. Unlock the full potential of your mixology endeavours. Our range of bitters are catalysts for creativity and innovation. From subtle enhancements to bold flavour statements, the possibilities are endless. The art of mixology knows no bounds, and with […] More

  • Refreshing Easter Elegance: Sanpellegrino’s Italian Sparkling Cocktails

    Dive into the heart of Italian summer this Easter weekend 29th – 31st of March 2024, with the all-natural, premium range of Sanpellegrino Italian Sparkling Drinks. Crafted with the finest fruits ripened under the Mediterranean sun, these iconic beverages are a testament to Italy’s culinary excellence, offering a refreshing twist to your DIY cocktail experience. […] More

  • The Rise and Resurgence of Batch Cocktails

    The mixing of drinks in large quantities for efficiency in social setting is a practice that has been around since the 17th century, with the introduction of punch bowls. Originally crafted with a combination of spirits, citrus, sugar, and spices, punch was a social drink that gained popularity in Europe and later in the American […] More

  • Solento Taste Festival South Africa showcases the Art of enjoying Premium Tequila

    Award-winning USDA-certified Solento Organic Tequila is capturing palates across the country one sip at a time with Solento Taste Festival South Africa – sharing exclusive tasting experiences that emphasise the art of appreciating fine tequila. In a world where everything moves quickly, Solento Organic Tequila embodies the art of slowing down and being present. This […] More

  • A behind-the-bar take on Valentine’s Cocktails with ANGOSTURA®

    A Valentine’s dinner without the perfect cocktail is like a love story missing its plot twist – which is why we are taking a look behind the bar at some of our favourite local experts’ go-to V-day sips. Matthew Cox from Queen’s Bar keeps it simple with an effortlessly elegant Champagne Cocktail – easy to […] More

  • Low-ABV Cocktails with Angostura: Heighten your Drinking Experience whilst lowering your Alcohol!

    Heading into 2024, the trend toward mindful drinking has only continued to soar, largely driven by the gen-z consumer base. With the growing demand for low-ABV and non-alcoholic alternatives, mixologists are stepping up to the challenge, crafting innovative concoctions that challenge the conventional idea of what a satisfying drink entails. If you are the designated […] More

  • A season of glamour with the Classic Martini by Cape Town Gin

    For over a century, the Classic Martini has served as a global symbol of sophistication – and it all begins in the late 1800s, when the original martini was born. The simple equal-part-sweet-vermouth-and-gin cocktail quickly grew in popularity. However, during the early 1900s, preferences were skewing towards crisper, more spirit-forward cocktails – so the martini […] More

  • Creative Summer Season Cocktails with Cape Town Gin

    Add a touch of creativity to your recipes this holiday season! With South Africa being in the height of summer, you have to find creative recipes that celebrate the season, but that are also refreshing. Luckily, you don’t have to look far, because Cape Town Gin has just the recipes for this season! From your […] More

  • The Rock Shandy: Your ultimate Summer Sidekick with Angostura

    Every great story features a reliable sidekick. And this season, the legendary Rock Shandy is here to be your ultimate summer companion. Picture yourself lounging on the beach, the warm sand between your toes – who is there to keep you cool and refreshed in the sizzling heat? Be the main character you want to […] More

  • What your favourite Solento cocktail says about you

    Your choice of cocktail isn’t just about taste – it’s a statement, a declaration of your style and personality. Whether it’s a classic martini, or a pina colada, your go-to drink can reveal more about you than a quick google search. So, let’s delve into what your favourite Solento cocktail says about you this festive […] More

  • Raise the Bar: The Cocktail Glassware Guide with Cape Town Gin

    Hosting a cocktail party, whether it’s your first or hundredth, can be stressful – you want every detail to be just right, from the food down to the napkins. Selecting the right glassware is essential, not only for presentation, but for elevating your guests’ overall drinking experience. So, here’s a simple guide to choosing the […] More