Unless you’re some kind of gift savant, you’re probably starting to get a little stressed about Christmas presents.
Yup, it’s that time of the year when family and friends get together to exchange presents and there’s always someone who goes overboard.
You also don’t want to be the person who skimps and delivers something underwhelming, which leads to more money being splashed and more stress being added.
It’s a vicious cycle that we seem doomed to repeat year in and year out, but let’s offer up a simple solution for those who would welcome a bottle of fine tipple for Christmas.
Just handing over a bottle of booze makes it seem like you haven’t tried very hard, so let’s go one better.
Cape Town Gin has put together some beautifully boxed gins, complete with a mini gin taster, to make your Christmas shopping a whole lot easier this year.
If it seems like almost everyone is drinking gin these days, it’s because they are, and craft gins are all the rage. In the Cape Town Gin range, you’ll find a gin to suit every personality.
The mini gin taster in each of the boxes is different from the main bottle, so you actually get to taste two with each purchase.
Cape Town Rooibos Red Gin is infused with organic, handpicked rooibos to extract the essence of this remarkable plant, indigenous to the Cederberg region of the Western Cape.
Juniper, orange peel and cinnamon flavours combine harmoniously with the earthy, slightly sweet and nutty flavour of rooibos. The result is a unique and truly South African gin, vibrantly red in colour with the distinctive taste of rooibos.
Have a friend or family member who loves a cup of tea and a G&T? This is the perfect combo.
If the person you’re shopping for is a fan of something a little more regal, the Pink Lady should be to their liking.
Consistently ranking amongst the top-selling alcohols on Takealot, the Pink Lady is made with the purest neutral spirit and then infused with rose petals, hibiscus flowers and a heavenly hint of rosewater.
The old school ‘keep it simple’ types out there will enjoy the perfectly-crafted Cape Town Classic Gin, with rich juniper and vibrant citrus aromas.
Pair it with a selection of interesting Fitch & Leedes tonics to ramp up the variety of ways to enjoy this simple, but tasty gin.
We suggest the new Fitch & Leedes Grapefruit Tonic, which goes down a treat.
If that wasn’t enough to convince you, here are two more reasons to give the gift of gin this year – it comes in a box, so it looks like you took the time to carefully select it, and the box makes it easy to wrap, so no fussing with odd-shaped gifts.
All that’s left to do once you’ve stocked up is to sit back and bask in the happiness as your gift is opened.
The new Cape Town Gin gift boxes are available from November 1 at leading retailers around the country, and you can mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions.
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