Take a tour of Africa’s only commercial whisky distillery

South Africa is home to the continent’s only commercial whisky distillery, the James Sedgwick Distillery in the Western Cape. The home of Three Ships Whisky and Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, which have won international awards, the distillery is open to the public, who can experience the art behind beautifully crafted whisky on African shores.

Nestled in the picturesque Boland town of Wellington, an hour’s drive from Cape Town’s city centre, newbies and connoisseurs alike can indulge in a one-of-a-kind experience that includes tasting a few whiskies.

Tastings and tours are usually limited to 10 people, but during the festive season, 20 may do a tour. On arrival,…
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Take a tour of Africa’s only commercial whisky distillery

De Bos wines – easy drinking over the festive season

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Corlea Fourie, winemaker Bosman Family Vineyards. Image by Peartree Photography.

Wines from Bosman Family Vineyards are certainly not new to the South African wine scene. The family is in its 8th generation of the wine business with the history of the farm in Wellington, dating back to 1699. But the wine brand De Bos is something of a newcomer and definitely one worth trying this festive season. Like all good wines, there is a story behind the making of…
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