We are really excited to announce our Tree-bate to our customers across the continent in Africa. We will be planting trees, and flowering shrubs (for our bees), for every pallet of wine we ship to you. We are kicking this off with a tree planting day with our team at our year end bash, and then into the new year with collaborations with Seedball Kenya and other innovative programs on the continent. Under the Influence wants to make an impact in projects across Africa. We want
In June of this year, I packed up my possessions for Livingstone, Zambia. With cat, girlfriend, and bedding in tow, we made the 7-hour journey from Lusaka (formerly home) to our new little house on a farm not 10km as the crow flies from one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World - Victoria Falls. Why would we decide to move from home to the hottest town on the planet (ok slight exaggeration…or is it?!) and start a new adventure? Not because of what is, but because of what
Artisan and Craft- These are the two trendiest words at the moment when it comes to alcohol. But what exactly is a craft product and how do we define it? More importantly, how important is it to you the drinker, if your beverage is craft or not? For most people, we imagine a craft beverage as a drink made in some mysterious facility by equally special people who only care about small volume production, unique ingredients and love for what they do. We probably imagine that the
It has been such an exciting journey, over the last eleven years, for us to see the growth in quality and terroir driven wines in South Africa. Wines that have an address, and wines that are made by the most incredible people. We decided to compose a video love letter to South African wine, in collaboration with Beverageintelligence. We hope you enjoy it!