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Edward Snell & Co. (PTY) LTD was founded in 1848, and is presently the largest privately owned wine and spirits merchant in South Africa. A tireless dedication to hard work, honesty and the personal touch has led to long standing and well trusted relationships with some of the most successful spirit brands in the world.

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This month saw the announcement of Phil Bandarous from Kloof Street House, Cape Town, and Julian Short from The Landmark, Johannesburg, as the winners of the THE FORAGER, a unique pop-up bar series presented by The Botanist gin. Both bartenders impressed their audiences with an outstanding quality of foraged serves across all categories. In the … Continued

Oude Molen Unveils an Award-Winning, Handcrafted XO Brandy

Cape Town, 29th June 2016 – Oude Molen, one of South Africa’s oldest brandy distilleries has unveiled its new award-winning handcrafted premium Cape Brandy, which recently won Gold at the 2016 Global Spirits Masters. According to Kobus Gelderblom, the new Cognac-style XO sets the bar for refined, elegant and opulent Cape Brandy. “We still produce our brandy … Continued

Bruichladdich Artisan Showcase & Whisky Experiences

Over the last year Bruichladdich has been partnering with small businesses around Cape Town and Johannesburg for a number of artisan showcases and whisky experiences. Ever tasting is different, with each partner bringing their own flair to the experience. The tasting sessions are small intimate gatherings of about 25 to 30 people per event, who … Continued

The Oldest Family Run Liquor Business In South Africa

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