World Whisky Day Celebration At The James Sedgwick Distillery

 

World Whisky Day Celebrations at The James Sedgwick Distillery

The allure of whisky has been around for centuries and the vision of pioneering distillers has led to whisky now being produced around the world from countries such as South Africa, Taiwan, Australia and even Sweden.

 

World Whisky Day is celebrated on 20 May and marks a special day in the global calendar to rejoice in the enchantment of whisky. It’s a perfect opportunity to share in the joy by spending a day exploring the internationally award-wining, proudly South African whiskies at Africa’s only commercial whisky distillery.

World Whisky Day Celebration at James Sedgwick Distillery

James Sedgwick Distillery

From 19 to 21 May at 10 am, The James Sedgwick Distillery, situated in Wellington only an hour’s drive from Cape Town’s city centre, will offer an exclusive whisky tasting and tour of the distillery.

 

Explore seven of the finest in the range of Three Ships and Bain’s Cape Mountain whiskies with master distiller Andy Watts which will include the limited release and world’s first Three Ships 15-Year-Old Pinotage Cask Finish, a grain whisky aged for 15 years not yet released and a sneak preview of the soon to be launched Three Ships 10-Year-Old Single Malt 2006 vintage.

 

Whisky Tasting At James Sedgwick’s Distillery

The tasting includes a whisky cocktail served on arrival, a tour of the distillery and maturation warehouses and a take-home goody bag. After the tasting and tour you can purchase some of the whiskies to continue the enjoyment at home or to share it as a gift, signed by Andy. All purchases on the day will receive a 10% discount.

 

Cost is R350 per person and booking is essential as tickets cannot be purchased at the distillery. For bookings visit: www.webtickets.co.za

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Thuli

Thuli Gogela is a Food Technologist with 8 years of experience developing products in food manufacturing. She is dedicated to discovering wholesome traditional dishes and recipes with a distinctive taste from different parts of the African continent. Thuli is well known for her food blog, Mzansi Style Cuisine which was established in 2010. She saw a gap in the traditional food market that people were hungry for. From there, it didn’t take long to build her brand. In 2013, she started writing a recipe column for the Cape Times for and has collaborated with some of the biggest brands in South Africa namely, Knorr, Nedeburg Wines, First Choice and Spekko rice. Not only does Thuli feature traditional African dishes, she’s also open to developing recipes, food consultations and brand collaborations.

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