The gin craze of the past few years has definitely spread outside of the UK into the nation of South Africa. There are now more South African gin brands than the average person would care to count, but there are some real gems in this growing market.
What is the best South African gin?
The World Gin Awards shined a spotlight on Cruxland Gin from KWV as the best London Dry Gin. Best Contemporary Style Gin from the area went to Mary Jane from Monks, and Medella from the same distillery won in the Classic Gin category. In terms of pure popularity, standout products that everyone is enjoying include A Mari Ocean Gin, Black Meerkat Gin, Blind Tiger Gin, Clemengold Gin, Hope on Hopkins, and Prohibition Gin.
Where to buy South African gin?
One quick Google search will show you that South African gin is quickly becoming a mainstay around the Internet – the trick is to know where to get the best brands. We have curated a list of top South African gin retailers from around the world – people with access to the South African gin market and who we know have great prices and amazing service.