Great Xmas gift idea from The Gin Box

Great Xmas gift idea from The Gin Box Aaaah yes, a classic gin & tonic… one of my favourite summer drinks… I actually don’t think I’ve ever answered “No” when asked “Keen for a gin?”. Know anybody in your life that feels the same? Then I’ve just found their perfect Xmas gift. I introduce to …

All I want for Christmas is gin

I freaking love Christmas. The whole commercialised craziness of excess everything really appeals to the glutton in me. Excess kitschy decor, excess food, excess presents, excess time spent with loved ones. LOVE IT! And what better way to spend the festive season than by buying gifts for those you love most. Every year, I try …

The Gin Box launch at Beechwood Gardens

Last week we attended the official launch of The Gin Box. The invitation had me at “gin”, not going to lie. Although it’s a very fashionable drink these days, I’ve been loving a good G&T since my mid-twenties. The only difference now is that there are wonderful variations and flavours. The Gin Box caters for …

The Gin Box’s Swanky Jozi Launch –

Gin is where it’s at right now. It’s never been more popular in South Africa. It might come as a surprise that there are more than 75 local gin brands being produced by 50 local gin distillers dotted around the country. Now, thanks to the launch of The Gin Box, SA’s first craft gin club, …

SA’s first craft gin club launches

While South Africa has certainly caught gin fever, it might come as a surprise that there are more than 75 local gin brands being produced by 50 local gin distillers dotted around the country. Now, thanks to the launch of The Gin Box, SA’s first craft gin club, gin lovers can enjoy the multitude of …

New way to access SA’s burgeoning craft gins

Introducing The Gin Box, a new initiative that will deliver local craft gins to imbibers’ doors. While South Africa has certainly caught gin fever, it might come as a surprise to know that there are more than 75 local gin brands being produced by 50 local gin distillers dotted around the country. Now, thanks to …

The Gin Box, SA’s first craft gin club

Discover a new local gin every month with this innovative concept If you like the idea of having a new local gin delivered to your door every month, look no further than The Gin Box, South Africa’s first craft gin club. Founded by Jean Buckham who recognised an appetite for the spirit in SA, this …

Do you love gin? Be a member of SA’s first ever gin club

The world of South African craft gin is exploding – with new and exciting local ones to try! Don’t miss out. Did you know that there are currently 75 local gin brands being produced by 50 local gin distillers across South Africa? Many of which are female wonder women perfecting their craft in the ever-evolving …

SA’s first craft gin club

I had the pleasure of attending the launch of the Gin Box SA with founder, Jean Buckham. While South Africa has certainly caught gin fever, it might come as a surprise that there are more than 75 local gin brands being produced by 50 local gin distillers dotted around the country. Now, thanks to the …

August Favourites

How’s everyone? I feel like lately I’ve only really been writing about the more serious stuff. But in reality life has continued mostly as normal, with lots of fun things packed into my days too. So here’s what I’ve been up to lately: Reading: Deon Meyer’s latest called The Fever. Based in a futuristic South Africa, …

The Gin Box – don’t ask, just get it

It all started with a weekly delivery of an organic vegetable box. Then there was the wine box, the whisky box, the coffee box and the cigar box.  Now the real excitement starts.  The Gin Box. The idea of Mary Anne Hut and her sister Jean Buckham, it panders to the very real Gin craze.  …