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Gin & Tonic Festival CT 2016


The first edition launches in CAPE TOWN on 30th JAN 2016 at Mason's Press, Woodstock. Prepare to have your taste buds tantalised by the best our host of local craft ginsmiths have to offer. Sip gin cocktails, enjoy artisan food and learn more about the magic that is gin.

The time has come for South Africans to celebrate our booming local gin distilleries. Following hot on the heels of the exploding local craft beer industry, the makers of small batch, artisanal gin is following suit. We can think of no better way to sample and celebrate than with a Gin & Tonic Festival!

This inaugural festival will launch in Cape Town on the 30th of January in the charming new Mason’s Press Building inWoodstock, showcasing 8-9 micro South African distilleries and some household international producers. A few to expect on the day will be New Harbour Distillery, Hope on Hopkins, Musgrave, Jorgensen’s, Triple Three Estate Distillery as well as the much anticipated launch of the new Bloedlemoen Gin.

Festival goers are also in for a real treat on the day; Vincent Parisis, a passionate gin-loving Belgian entrepreneur and founder of will be sharing his knowledge as well as curated tasters of a few unique gins at the speaker’s corner. Ginsonline has proven to be one of the most successful online shops in the BENELUX and offers a variety of more than 250 gins, tonics and botanicals imported from all over the world.

Gin lovers can also look forward to having their taste buds tantalised by artisanal food offerings that can be expertly paired with various G&T cocktails, as well as the opportunity to learn from various expert ginsmiths and mixologists about what goes into making their G&T cocktail unique and learning a bit more about their “Gin Story”.

View the photos from the event through the link below:

Later Event: April 30
Gin & Tonic Festival JHB 2016