Martini Quotes To Live By


When you think Martini, you think class, sophistication and high society garnished with a couple of olives.

 

Deadpool Star Ryan Reynolds Has Tried Every Gin In The World


“Here we have a Canadian walking into an English bar to talk about American gin…”

 

How Many Liquor Bottles Can You Find in This 1931 Map of Chicago?


ON FEBRUARY 14, 1929, AROUND 10:30 a.m., Clark Street in Chicago was rattled by gunfire. The city’s most powerful gang leader, Al “Scarface” Capone, had finally sent some hit men after a rival gang. When the shots subsided, seven people were dead. It was, the Chicago Tribune later put it, “the most infamous of all gangland slayings in America.”

 

Meet The World`s First Gin Made From Tomatoes


Black Tomato Gin is the world’s first gin made from black tomatoes. Born in Bruinisse, a small fisherman village in the Netherlands, this gin was conceived by master distiller Meindert Kampen. It uses small drops of fresh salt water and homegrown black tomatoes to create an intense gin of “rich, sweet and dynamic flavour.”

 

Brockmans Gin, A Spirits Like No Other


Brockmans unique recipe of naturally grown aromatic botanicals are steeped in pure grain spirit for many hours to release their natural oils and aromas.

 

The Cape Cocktail


This classic from the pages for the Savoy Cocktail Book of 1930 is creaming to be allowed back on all cafe menus in and around the Cape. Simple, refreshing and slightly familiar, The Cape Cocktail is the perfect brunch companion. 

 

English Pub Creates Gin In Honour Of The Royal Wedding


The Queen Charlotte Windsor and Oak Taverns Ltd have collaborated on Gin&’er Gin, a ginger, lime flower, and lemon peel infused gin in honour of nuptials between the famously ginger Prince Harry and his bride-to-be Meghan Markle.

 

World’s Oldest Message in a Bottle Discovered in a Gin Bottle


The oldest message in a bottle ever discovered has washed up on a shore in Western Australia. Only this wasn’t sent by a castaway as an S.O.S. message—rather, it’s a vestige of an old German experiment, thrown into the ocean 132 years ago.

 

Actor Ryan Reynolds invests in Gin after Clooney’s big Tequila payoff


Ryan Reynolds, following in the footsteps of fellow star George Clooney, is diving into the alcohol business.

 

Boplaas releases the world’s first Port-infused gin in South Africa


The world’s first premium Port-infused gin has been released by Boplaas Family Vineyards in Calitzdorp, South Africa. Having become synonymous with world-class Cape Port, table wines and spirits, Boplaas has now brought its skill and innovation to the crafting of this one-of-a-kind, class leading gin.