South African brandy re-visits Soweto!

South African brandy re-visits Soweto!
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In March this year the South African Brandy Foundation held its first formal tasting at the Eyethu Lifestyle Centre in Soweto, Gauteng. 
DHL acquires Hillebrand
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Deutsche Post DHL Group has closed the acquisition of JF Hillebrand Group AG (Hillebrand) and its subsidiaries at an equity value of €1.5 billion.
A Mari Gin now in Namibia and Zimbabwe
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A Mari Ocean Gin announced that their two seawater-distilled gins are now also available in bars in Namibia, Seychelles and Zimbabwe.
Bartenders at war in Ukraine
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In Kiev, under attack by Russia from land and air, the city’s bartenders are a compelling illustration. They are everyday civilians living everyday lives that now look unrecognisable from a few weeks ago. 
London bars back Ukraine
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In the US and Canada, as well as in the UK, the operators of clubs and pubs are showing their support for the Ukraine by boycotting Russian products.
Sabrina Traubner, bartender and Bar Manager at The Athletic Club in Cape Town
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Aligned with World Bartender Day we focus on Diageo SA’s Hand-Up Mentorship Program., which was launched late in 2021. Since then 100 selected bartenders from Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg have been mentored by ten of South Africa’s foremost bartending industry experts in the by bartenders for bartenders program.
Our Posboom Distillers Absinthe winner announced!
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Congratulations to Gavin Pepler from Somerset West, winner of our Absinthe give-away!
Macallan unveils 81-year old single malt Scotch
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Single malt Scottish whisky distillery, The Macallan, has released The Reach, an 81-year-old whisky. This is the world’s oldest single malt whisky, having been produced during the early days of World War 11 and laid to rest the cask in its Speyside distillery.
Duties, tariffs and taxes: what’s the difference?
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International logistics giant, Hillebrand, offers guidance on the difference between duties, tariffs and taxes, which are are often mixed up with one another. Much of it overlaps and is used inter-changeably which can make it all quite confusing. However, it’s really important to get the distinctions right, especially when it comes to your trade obligations and agreements in international shipping.
The 100 Best Spirits of 2021
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Wine Enthusiast has announced it’s Top 100 selection of spirits for 2021. The list was compiled from distilled spirits produced and distributed mainly in the USA, with a scant selection of products from Europe and India. They represent a wide price range in nine categories and make for some interesting reading.