Category: Podcast

Dirk Prinsloo – Floating Dutchman Rum

A Beverage Industry Podcast with Holger Meier Dirk Prinsloo is the distiller of Floating Dutchman Rum. Floating Dutchman Rum is distilled at Frankenstill Distillery based at Triggerfish Brewing in Somerset West. Dirk explains, in detail, how he distills his rum…

Tony da Costa – Liquor City Claremont

A Beverage Industry Podcast with Holger Meier Listen to Tony da Costa owner of Liquor City Claremont, one of my favourite speciality liquor stores in South Africa. Tony does so much of what we stand for and teach at DrinksBiz.…

Simon von Witt – Distillers Union

A Beverage Industry Podcast with Holger Meier Today’s guest is craft gin pioneer, Simon von Witt, who started making liqueurs after enjoying aperitifs in Italy. His first taste of Inverroche Gin inspired him to start experimenting with Gin. Simon founded…

Bryce Kennard – Copper Republic Distilling Co

A Beverage Industry Podcast with Holger Meier Interesting conversation with Bryce Kennard, the founder of Copper Republic Distilling Co. Bryce a former pub owner who started his beverage career exporting cheap spirits into Africa has made a complete turnaround now…

Ludgero da Cruz – Covert Distributors

A Beverage Industry Podcast with Holger Meier Unofficial ambassador of Brazil’s national cocktail, Ludgero Da Cruz, master salesman and storyteller, joins us in this episode of the DrinksBiz Podcast. Ludgero is a veteran of the Beverage Industry and one of…

Kaspar Hagedorn – Knut Hansen Dry Gin

A Beverage Industry Podcast with Holger Meier Kasper Hagedorn, one of the founders of Knut Hansen Dry Gin, joins us on this episode of the DrinksBiz Podcast, from Munich. Kasper shares his journey of starting a world class gin brand…

Grant McMurray – Zululand Distillery

A Beverage Industry Podcast with Holger Meier Grant McMurray, the founder of Zululand Distillery, joins us in this show. Grant is a successful entrepreneur who started a distillery as a way to add value to his sugarcane crop. Grant talks…

Trevor Bruns – Whisler Rum

A Beverage Industry Podcast with Holger Meier Philosophy of rum Whistling your own tune. Like all good stories this story starts sipping a poor rum. South Africans had very little access to rum culture. It’s great to know that we…

Inacio de Gouveia – Woodstock Direct

A Beverage Industry Podcast with Holger Meier Inacio de Gouveia manages Woodstock direct, a craft beer and gin wholesaler and Woodstock Liquors, a specialist liquor retailer in the heart of Woodstock, Cape Town. Inacio shares his journey from working in…