Category: Drinks

Drinks, Featured

Let the party begin – our top pick of the top tipples

Mar 30, 2020, Author: Candice May

Joburg, like most of the drinking world, is in the midst of a ‘ginaissance’. But there are many types of gin, all based on the humble juniper berry, but each with their own different origins, style and flavour profiles. So how do you choose? We supped enough gin to consider ourselves as […]


Greenall’s gin launches South Africa’s first virtual happy hour

Mar 27, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Not a lot of gin producers can claim to be THE first and original London Dry Gin, and host South Africa’s FIRST Virtual Happy Hour, but Greenall’s Gin and the Greenall’s Gin Ready to Drink serves are the exception to this. READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. With COVID-19 we cannot […]


An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin is now available in SA

Mar 16, 2020, Author: Amber Richardson

Premium drinks company, Truman and Orange has added yet another stunning gin to their collection – An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin. READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. This unique drink has been produced on the Donegal Coast in Ireland and is made from a combination of five locally harvested […]

Drinks, Featured

Cocktail of the month: Strawberry Chai Negroni

Mar 11, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Let’s be honest … strawberry and Campari go together like peanut butter and jam. So, this month we’re infusing these two flavours together in the deliciously spiced Strawberry Chai Negroni. All together, we have a masterpiece – it’s as simple as that. Now let’s get to that […]


Grape therapy: Start the new year with a change from your usual tipple

Mar 6, 2020, Author: Candice May

New year, new wines! There’s never been a better time to be a wine lover than now. If you’re in the market for something cool and unique to try in 2020, check out these wines that merit a second look.  READ MORE ON NIGHTLIFE HERE. Tokara Méthode Cap Classique  Style: Fruity-earthy  Tokara has […]


Smiths Gin brings out limited edition gin-filled flasks

Mar 5, 2020, Author: Amber Richardson

Homegrown gin brand, Smiths Gin will be releasing a limited edition, reusable range of metal flasks filled with their award-winning gins. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. The aim is tap into South Africa’s ‘cooler box culture’ and has amazing features like a lid which also doubles as a cup – […]

Competitions, Drinks

Get ready to live full bloom + WIN 1 of 4 Bloom Gin Hampers

Mar 2, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

If you are looking to bring a unique blend of style, substance, and sass to your life this summer – BLOOM London Dry Gin is the answer. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. Handcrafted by England’s oldest Gin Distillers, BLOOM is an international award-winning gin and is the fastest-growing super-premium gin […]

Drinks, Leisure Activities

The low down on this year’s Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival

Feb 24, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

The Juliet Cullinan Standard Bank Wine Festival proudly celebrates its 30th anniversary when it takes place at Summer Place in Johannesburg on May 5 and 6. READ MORE ON TRAVEL HERE. According to its founder Juliet Cullinan, it is now the world’s oldest wine event under […]


Tokara has a new MCC!

Feb 19, 2020, Author: Amber Richardson

Known for their elegant wines, Tokara Wine Estate doesn’t fail to impress with the release of their second vintage; an ultra-stylish Methode Cap Classique. READ MORE ON DRINKS HERE. This 100% Chardonnay is crafted from cool climate grapes grown on Tokara’s prized Elgin property and is packaged in a unique butterfly bottle that’s been specially designed to lend […]


Roodeberg Classic Rosé 2019 is the ultimate Valentine’s drink

Feb 10, 2020, Author: Amber Richardson

Perfect for warm summer evenings, Roodeberg’s Classic Rose is sure to win over even the coldest of hearts this Valentine’s Day. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. With a fresh and lingering fruity finish, this enchanting salmon pink rosé promises to be the ideal accompaniment to many delicious meals. With subtle aromas of strawberry, candy floss […]