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News Cafe launches Limited Edition Women’s Month Cocktails

News Cafe launches Limited Edition Women’s Month Cocktails in partnership with Diageo’s most loved brands and mixologist, Taneale Van Der Merwe. The aim of the partnership is to bring a taste of explosion in the form of Limited Edition cocktails suited for all women in the month of August.

A little bit about the mixologist

Taneale Van Der Merwe is a powerhouse mixologist. She was the only female in the World Class’ National Finals this year where she competed against nine other top bartenders in South Africa.

The three cocktails

We wanted to create a range of cocktails that will not only speak to women but also empowers them will be served with a personalized card that depicts what women stand for,” Varina Singh, News Cafe Brand Manager.  

The Sisterhood of Cocktails trio each consist of Diageo’s delectable premium liquids, namely:

1. The Haig Woah-Man

News Cafe Cocktail - Haig Woah-man

Haig Club Clubman single grain scotch whisky, vanilla syrup and a splash of lemon juice and tonic water.

2. The Apple of my Eye

News Cafe Cocktail Apple of my eye

A cocktail headlined by the matured Johnnie Walker Gold Label, infused with lemon juice, vanilla syrup and a dash of Appletizer, garnished with dehydrated orange.

3. The Rose Amongst the Thorns

News Cafe Cocktail - Rose among the  thorns

Tanqueray gin-based cocktail made with rose syrup and sparkling wine , garnished with rose-petals making them exclusive to either a premium whisky devotee or a gin connoisseur.

According to the Tanael, the cocktails are inspired by each brand and how these brands inspire a whisky or gin aficionado to enjoy the perfect drink.

Win a bartender course

During this month, News Cafe will be running an internal competition where three lucky female aspiring mixologists will have the opportunity to compete against each other to win a bartender course valued at R10 000. This forms part of News Cafes strategic decision to not only empower women but uplift women within their business. 

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