I love a great gin and tonic, and if you would like to learn more about different gins, botanicals and more – then you want to enter to win a double set of tickets to the exclusive Gin Forging event being hosted by Churchills in Melrose Arch on Saturday 3rd March.

Join in what is set to be an exciting Saturday afternoon of exploring the wonderful and exciting plethora of flavours, as some of the country’s local and international most exciting gin brands, will be available for tasting and explanations about what makes their perfect serve so simply irresistible will be discussed.

You can look forward to delicious brands of Bombay Sapphire, Ginifer, Westcliff , Whitley Neil, Cruxland and Ginologist.

Not only do you get to drink some gin, but there is also delicious food and chilled South African lounge vibes, all in a upmarket and established quintessential British elegant bar. Churchills features Union Jack couch cushions, brown leather Chesterfields, mahogany book shelves, navy velvet ottomans, and a smashing cigar menu. There is no better place to channel your inner James Bond than at Churchills!

Upon arrival, each customer will receive promotional vouchers and a branded Gin Festival glass. Your ticket gives you access to a host of exceptional local and international Gin brands Churchills has to offer.

To stand a chance to win a set of double tickets valued at R 300 – make sure to comment below and let me know what your favourite local gin is!

Competition closes 28th February and the winners will be contacted via email.

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Marion Mertins Feb 22, 2018 at 9:21 am

Jorgenson’s Gin … a difficult choice from some fine, enticing ‘pushovers’ ?

Thapelo Raphadu Feb 22, 2018 at 10:11 am

My favourite Gin has to be Cape Town Gin Pink Lady Gine bought it form cyber cellar. It is just good!

jan van Bavel Feb 22, 2018 at 10:51 am

Not sure if this one is local but came across Whitley Neill gin the other day. Beautiful presented and fresh tasting. Just got into the gin scene so still finding my feet. This what be a great opertunity to talk to the experts and learn. Another lekker craft gin i tasted at spar wine show last year is the Wilderer Fynbos Gin.

Donovan Butler Feb 22, 2018 at 4:03 pm

My favourite local gin that my beautiful fiancé and I love is Ginifer gin

Jeff Siepman Feb 22, 2018 at 5:09 pm

Sugarbird Gin is a firm favourite but I also love Ginifer Gin.

Jyoti Feb 22, 2018 at 5:22 pm

Love the refreshing, zesty flavour of Triple Three Citrus Infusion Gin ??

Mona Feb 22, 2018 at 7:05 pm

My favorite local Gin is Ginifer and Musgrave Gin ????

Andrew Reid Feb 23, 2018 at 6:02 am

Nothing beats the tried and tested Gordon’s London Dry Gin!

Nonhlanhla Cele Feb 23, 2018 at 7:07 am

My favourite gin has to be triple three gin….its flavours are refreshing.

Martie Schoeman Feb 23, 2018 at 7:54 am

My favorite South African Gin is GINIFER Handcrafted Gin. I love it. ❤❤

    Heather Hook Feb 28, 2018 at 7:41 pm

    Congrats Martie – I have sent you an email!

Vanita Feb 23, 2018 at 9:20 am

Ginifer Gins

Jenny Shutte Feb 23, 2018 at 10:22 am

Love Musgrave Gin- mostly the Musgrave 11 with African Botanicals!! The Empire Gins are also amazing!! ?

justin Roestof Feb 23, 2018 at 11:09 am

There like a bear 😉 think Westcliff Gin will be there. Best of the best

Masixole Bedesho Feb 23, 2018 at 11:59 am

London gin I love it

Quinton Dos Santos Feb 23, 2018 at 1:05 pm

My favorite is Grey Hawk Classic Craft Gin! One of the best aromatic gins I have ever had!

iAn Feb 23, 2018 at 5:12 pm

Ginifer without doubt!

Kutlwano Makwela Feb 23, 2018 at 5:52 pm

My favourite local gin is iverroche gin amber. It’s just the complete gin! Love it

Prabashne Feb 23, 2018 at 7:09 pm

Never been a Gin gal well until I met my BFF. We love GINIFER.

Deon Lamprecht Feb 23, 2018 at 8:05 pm

My order is Hope Salt River every time, on the rocks with a twist of lime. A blast of flavours night or day to drive the blues away.

David van Heerden Feb 23, 2018 at 10:57 pm

My all time favorite is Gordon’s!

Samir Feb 24, 2018 at 12:05 am

You can’t go wrong with the Inverroche Classic Gin. Citrusy and aromatic, yet pleasant on the tongue. The whole package.

Lucille Kistiah Feb 24, 2018 at 8:28 am

Ginifer Gin❤?

Samuel Phasha Feb 24, 2018 at 11:02 am

My favourite South African is Ginologist, the unique botanicals used to create such an amazing and smooth gin should only be Celebrated. It balances very well in any drink, from a Gin and Tonic to the perfect Dry Martini

Rachel Glass Feb 24, 2018 at 11:04 am

I only recently discovered KWV’s Cruxland gin and it is a winner! The South African roobois and Kalahari truffles make it so unique and pleasant and I always take some out to treat mom when she needs some happiness.

Roselia Ntwane Feb 24, 2018 at 11:25 am

Musgrave Gin Is my favorite gin. It’s so refreshing. Gin is the best drink ever

Molebogeng Sikoe Feb 24, 2018 at 12:59 pm

Moringa Gin from Limpopo is a new favorite after Pink lady

Tamarin Lloyd Feb 24, 2018 at 1:43 pm

I love sugarbird fynbos gin and also musgrave pink gin… when I want a pretty girly drink

Nompumelelo Feb 24, 2018 at 3:27 pm

Ginifer is the ONE! The BEST…

Vincent Keetse Feb 24, 2018 at 6:15 pm

I love Moringa Gin

Joanne Feb 24, 2018 at 6:49 pm

Elephant gin made with many of the same botanicals as London Dry. The best is that 15% goes to elephant foundations.

Lincoln Feb 24, 2018 at 7:38 pm

Gordin’s sprite ice and sliced lemons

Janus Verbeeck Feb 26, 2018 at 3:41 pm


    Heather Hook Feb 28, 2018 at 7:37 pm

    Congrats Janus – I have sent you an email!

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