After two months of strict lockdown, the day has finally arrived when South Africans are allowed to buy alcohol again. Sure the queues will be long, but the mood will be jubilant.
UPDATE: On 12 July 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a ban on alcohol sales so that clinics and hospitals are not burdened with alcohol-related injuries that could have been avoided.
For those who would rather have their favourite beverages delivered, we’ve put together a list of local wine farms, bars, breweries and distilleries that you can support.
We still need to be vigilant and maintain the very necessary protocols that have been put in place, but it’s time to celebrate, just a little, and say cheers to your own strength, discipline and mental fortitude over this time. But, remember, you’re still going to have to deal with Zoom meetings and online learning for your kids in the morning, so don’t party too hard, Cape Town.
Stock up your cellar with pre-selected mixed cases delivered straight to your door. Or visit Groot Constantia Monday to Thursday 09h00 – 17h00 for Wine Sales only, tours and tastings are temporarily closed until further notice.
Groot Constantia Club Members will receive 10% off (remember to send your membership number with your email order).
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Lakeside Brewing Company
This Kommetjie-based brewery has a full range of beers for you to try. Fancy an IPA, a lager, or a porter? They’ve got them all and they’re delivering.
The Beerhouse has become something of an institution in Cape Town’s famous Long Street and they will be keeping Capetonians and fed and watered during level 3 with some great beer and food specials.
The best kind of booze is free booze and local restaurant and bar Tiger’s Milk is celebrating the launch of their new alcohol delivery service by giving away R25 000 worth of alcohol.
Jack Black Brewery
Jack Black was one of the first local craft beers to hit the scene and has grown from strength to strength, becoming the craft beer staple at many local bars and clubs. They’re delivering during level 3—so pay tribute to the OG of the craft beer scene by ordering a case of one their fine brews.
YuppieChef’s League Of Beers Club
YuppieChef is where you go to get everything from chef’s knives to specialty appliances but they also have several curated collections of beer, wine and spirits. The League of Beers Club is a subscription service where you receive a different case of mixed beers every month. It’s like a lucky packet for adults and will help pass the days until we hit Level 1.
Who misses spending the day lazing on a wine farm eating and drinking? We REALLY do. Constantia Glen brings the wine farm experience to your house with a wine and platter pairing that’ll make you remember the good old days and look forward to when we can do it all again.
New Harbour Distillery
This Capetonian distillery might be small but they go big on artisanal gin and vodka. Want to celebrate Level 3 with a Spekboom or Rooibos G&T? They’ve got you covered.