Cape gin lovers are over the moon with the launch of the new Cape Town Gin Route. With the Western Cape already home to world-class wine routes, a brandy route and even an olive route – The Pepperclub Hotel & Spa decided it was time to embrace the incredible distilling talent on their doorstep and initiate the Cape Town Gin Route.
Six inner-city Cape Town distilleries
Launched at the Pepperclub Hotel & Spa on World Gin Day, 9 June 2018, the Cape Town Gin Route aims to celebrate the skill and premium gins of six inner-city distilleries – namely Hope on Hopkins, Musgrave Gin, the Woodstock Gin Company, New Harbour Distillery, Pienaar & Son and the Cape Town Gin Company.
With over 20 exceptional gins available for tasting and purchase, from six distilleries within six kilometers, the Cape Town Gin Route now shares this incredible local industry with visitors and locals alike, creating yet another reason for food and drink connoisseurs to visit the city.
Says General Manager of the Pepperclub Hotel & Spa, Efi Ella, “As a proudly inner-city hotel, we saw this as an opportunity to celebrate the exceptional gin that is being produced locally – which, we would argue is even better than its international counterparts. We are honoured to be associated with these incredible distilleries and provide a platform where users can plan their own journey of gin discovery, that is likely right on their doorstep”.
About the Cape Town Gin Route
Check out http://capetownginroute.co.za/ to get to know each distillery, what they offer, so you can plan your visit around this fragrant spirit. Look out for the Cape Town Gin Tour – a guided full-day tour of all the distilleries, which will include a tasting experience of each gin, and even the opportunity to make your own.
See some of the gin labels that showed at The 2018 Gin & Tonic Festival in Cape Town: https://weekendspecial.co.za/2018-gin-tonic-festival-cape-town/
So people, in a nutshell!
Hope on Hopkins
The Woodstock Gin Company
New Harbour Distillery
Pienaar & Son
The Cape Town Gin Company