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How do I get a License for a Craft Distillery in South Africa?
Published : 23-01-2020 11:11:26 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Craft Spirits , Legislation
The most challenging part of starting a Commercial Distiller or Craft Distillery is not the Product Development or Financing, but the Licensing and Registration Process.
What Size and Type of Equipment do I need for a Craft Distillery?
Published : 23-01-2020 07:20:14 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Craft Spirits
On a weekly basis we get Emails, Phone Calls and Visits from individuals that want to enter into the Craft Spirit Industry, but many times they are not really aware of what it entails.
Innovating with Whisky in South Africa
Published : 22-01-2020 08:16:54 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Craft Spirits , Legislation
I want to make a Craft Whisky, but I don't want it tasting like everyone else's product. I want it to stand out. How do I do this and still remain legal?
The Challenge of Craft Whisky in South Africa
Published : 22-01-2020 08:02:34 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Craft Spirits , Legislation
In the United States, Craft Whisky abounds. But not in South Africa. Why is this the case? Don't South Africans LIKE Whisky? Let's explore the reasoning behind this situation.
Tips for Crafters to Grow Distribution in Pubs and Bars
Published : 22-01-2020 07:53:18 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Craft Spirits
Although we Advocate focusing on the local Market and selling as much of your product directly to the public as you can through your Tasting Room and Website, local Pubs and Bars are also important
Micro Liquor Manufacturing Licenses - What to watch out for
Published : 17-01-2020 09:02:56 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Legislation , Miscellaneous
Applying for a Micro Liquor Manufacturing License is probably one of the most stressful and frustrating processes you will ever go through. It is made even more so by these pitfalls.
Factors to Consider to Increase the Perceived Value of your Product
Published : 17-01-2020 08:53:26 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Craft Spirits , Miscellaneous
Craft Products play in the upmarket (and therefore expensive) space, and in order to get consumers to buy your product, you need to convince them that your product is worth that spend. How?
Closed Cooling Systems and their Challenges
Published : 16-01-2020 14:50:46 | Categories : Commercial Distilling , Distillation , Fermentation , Home Distilling , Miscellaneous
South Africa is an arid country, and more and more we face extensive drought conditions. Distilleries need water to operate. So how do we limit the water we require, especially for cooling?