There can be no doubt that Capetonians have certain signature interests, from an unfaltering love for gin, to a deep desire to constantly take to the mountains, to a fondness for complaining about the weather.

A recently tweeted picture taken in the isles of Pick n Pay Montclare is proof of Cape Town’s strong gin-drinking culture and implies that gin is the most Capetonian product ever.

The picture on Twitter shows limes, grapefruits and lemons from the fresh produce section in the Pick n Pay labelled as “citrus for gin” – a label that could only ever have been made in the Mother City.

This new label is expected to appear in more Pick n Pay stores soon where collections of citrus fruit will be packaged together specifically for gin use.

Needless to say, this new offering has sparked a lot of talk among locals with some saying, “who else is citrus used for if not gin?”.


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If you’re as in love with gin as the rest of us, check out our tips for mixing up your gin game or 10 locals gins to add to your collection.


Picture:  ClemenGold Gin

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