South African gin wins top spot at the 2023 World Gin Awards

April 2, 2023 (Last Updated: March 29, 2023)

Imagin Classic Gin has just been named the South African winner for the Classic Gin Category at the 2023 World Gin Awards. This handcrafted, double-distilled gin has beaten hundreds of well-known and established gins to take the top spot, making it a must-try for gin enthusiasts.

The World Gin Awards is a prestigious platform that selects the best gins in internationally recognised gin styles and promotes the world’s best to consumers. This award reaffirms the quality, innovation, and creativity of South Africa’s most trusted wine and spirit brand – KWV.

The various Taste categories are based on the commonly held gin groupings that define the style and process of its production. Gins from all over the world compete for the World’s Best Gin title in categories such as Classic Gin, Compound Gin, Signature Botanical, and London Dry Gin.


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Imagin Classic Gin stands out for its distinct botanical taste. Its fresh and invigorating blend of juniper, fruity aromas, and lemon flavours on the palate make it an even more attractive choice for gin lovers. With a hint of spice and fresh lemon peel, it has a distinctively smooth taste.

According to KWV Spirits Marketing Executive, Nuno Fernandes,

“This is a massive honour for our team. This award shows that a high-quality gin doesn’t have to break the bank. Imagin Classic offers the consumer a unique and unforgettable taste experience.”

Imagin Classic Gin is one of the most affordable gins in its class, retailing at an attractive R169.99 per bottle at most major liquor stores and online at the KWV Online Shop. For the perfect serve, enjoy Imagin Classic Gin with Indian Tonic, garnished with a wedge of lemon for a beautiful, crisp G&T experience.

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