07 September 2016

South Africa: Africa's only commercial whisky distillery now offers tours and tastings!

Africa's only commercial whisky distillery, the James Sedgwick Distellery in Wellington, now offers tours and tastings on Fridays and Saturdays at 10:00 and again at 14:00. Tours are limited to 10 people at a time. Visitors are invited to explore the art of whisky-making and to learn about the rich history of the distillery spanning 130 years. The tour includes:
  • a whisky-cocktail on arrival
  • an informative video as an introduction to the James Sedgwick Distellery
  • an on-foot guided tour around the distillery to witness first-hand how the whiskies are crafted through the various stages from raw material to distillation to maturation
  • the tasting of three whiskies with five sample dishes at the tasting room
No bookings can be made at the James Sedgwick Distellery or on arrival. Bookings can only be made online. The cost is currently R350 per person. All tours and tastings are for over 18's only.

The James Sedgwick Distillery is loctated on Distillery Road in 7655 Wellington, Western Cape, South Africa.

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