Meet the producers: Caperitif & Swaan Tonic (5 November 2016)

Posted on October 31, 2016 by Nikki Friedman

Get out of hand at the inaugural Franschhoek Craft Festival this summer. This one-of-a-kind festival takes place at Môreson—a blissful wine farm—on 5 November 2016 between 11am and 5pm.

In this series we introduce you to some of the producers who will be delighting you on the day.

Meet the producers: Caperitif & Swaan Tonic
Beat the heat with this one of a kind artisanal Cape drink!

Caperitif: For almost a century mixologists and barmen have been looking for Caperitif, the ‘ghost ingredient’ found in numerous cocktail recipes but not produced anywhere in the world. In 2014 a Danish mixologist approached us with the idea to recreate it and together we have given birth to the 21st century version of this truly unique Cape Aperitif.

Made from Chenin Blanc fortified with spirit and gently sweetened by the sugar of the grapes, bittered by Quinchona bark and flavoured with some 35 truly Cape ingredients such as fynbos, kalmoes and naartjies.  

This is charged with Swaan Tonic: spring water with natural botanicals – quinine, lime, cardamom and mint.

Visit: aabadenhorst.com for more info.

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