Hot Gin Spot: Social on Main

Drawing near to the December holidays (when we can finally pour a glorious summer gin on large blocks of ice!) means many last minute deadlines and dwindling energy. So many of us cannot wait for the end of the day, yet alone the end of the year, and then there is the...

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Top secret: 5 facts you never knew about gin

Gin has been around the South African craft scene for some time now, with many enjoying its delicious nuances and endless ‘crafty’ possibilities. It has offered the social scene an incredible outlet of expression and exploration, and we at Love-Gin are always dying to...

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Awesome Gin Joint: The Gin Bar

If you live in cultural Cape Town or are lucky enough to be visiting the area, then you simply cannot miss the quirkiest gin bar in the mother city. Imagine for a moment if you will, walking along the streets of the vibey CBD in the heart of the cape night. Bustling...

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Gin, Tonic & Lime Glazed Blueberry Doughnuts

With so many proud-to-be coffee enthusiasts sampling every bean known to man, from Brazilian to Ethiopian and even the expensive and elusive kopi luwak (We strongly recommend googling how this is made before ordering…you’ll see why.) our Love Gin team racked our...

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Distiller Directory: Black Horse Distillery

Nestled deep in the Magaliesburg mountains is far more than just the open bush and seasonal fauna and flora of the local Highveld hills, there behind the thicket lies an exciting discovery to be made by all with a decent GPS and keen sense of adventure! The Black...

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Anyone for a gin canapé? Yes, you heard right…

At Love-Gin we absolutely love adding gin to every occasion, special event and even an experimental dash in funky fresh dishes as well! With the summer heat still blazing into autumn, we’ve devised your next set of stellar show-off starters ready to wow the crowd or...

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Gin etiquette, keeping it classy

If you’ve ever travelled to a country like Japan, you will be well aware of the sheer level of etiquette expected during different situations. From greeting your elders, to sipping sake, to visiting one’s home and even how much soy sauce is appropriate for sushi (yes,...

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How to host the ultimate gin tasting party

2018 is upon us, a new year with new possibilities! So why not kick your next event up a notch with an awesome gin-themed extravaganza! Complete with boozy desserts and homemade gin, naturally. No matter the occasion, birthday bash or next level braai, follow our...

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Distiller Directory: Red Stone

South African gin is not only a constantly developing hobby, it is also an excellent reason to get out and get busy exploring all that this wondrous country has to offer! Tucked away deep in the heart of Clarens in the Free State is not only quaint coffee shops and...

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