Simon von Witt founded and ran the Woodstock Gin Company, he recently sold the company to a large distributor and is now creating a new range of gin, vodka and rum, called 5 Pence. He is also developing a tonic water and non-alcoholic G&T called James Benson.
Dragon Brewing Co.
Warren Harries-Jones founded Dragon alcoholic ginger beer seven years ago. It is a naturally fermented, alcoholic ginger beer, with a distinct fiery burn. An established brand, it is available in many bars and bottle stores countrywide.
Dragon has also launched a Hard Seltzer which is a spiked sparkling water. With 5% ABV and just 100 calories per bottle, it is low in sugar, contains no preservatives, artificial sweeteners or flavours.
Sweet River Brewery
Ranjit Gaind Established Sweet River Brewery in 2017. It was born out of a love for all things in the Cape, especially its long history, legendary vistas and famous sweet rivers.
Sweet River Brewery aims to represent the uniqueness of the local flora, water, and joie de vivre while providing traditional wood fired pizzas to satisfy the hungriest patron.
Blackbird Gin and Vodka
Started in 2020 by a group of people who were inspired to make handcrafted spirits of high quality for South Africans to enjoy.
We currently distill in the culturally rich area of Woodstock in the Mother City.