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Bold Conversations by Veuve Clicquot

With the Bold by Veuve Clicquot platform, Veuve Clicquot remains passionately committed to emboldening successive generations of audacious female leaders.

Belvedere-Polska-Mary

Belvedere Polska Mary

Made from only Polska rye, purified water and a distillation process by fire, Belvedere contains zero additives

Finlandia Vodka Martini

Finlandia Martini

A classic vodka cocktail that rewards you with amazing flavour when you master it.

Hennessy Ginger Ale & Lime

The Hennessy Ginger

Hennessy and Ginger is the right drink for any time of the day or evening.

Tia Espresso martini

Tia Espresso Martini

Whatever the trend of the moment, Tia Espresso Martini will be always one of a kind.

Tully Tonic Orange Peel Twist

Tully Tonic

The smoothness of original triple blend Irish whiskey mixed with the invigorating taste of tonic water

Glenmorangie-A-Ginger-Lemon-Mule

Ginger Lemon Mule

Our take on a classic mule it’s crisp and sweet, spiced and complex, here’s a cocktail that takes things back to basics.

Glenmorangie-A-Ginger-Lemon-Old-Fashioned

Ginger Lemon Old Fashioned

Our take on this classic combines smooth notes of sweet ginger, silky Vermouth and our melt-in-your-mouth Lasanta for the ultimate cocktail with a twist.

Tia Espresso martini

Espresso Martini

Whatever the trend of the moment, Tia Espresso Martini will be always one of a kind

Tully-Emerald-Sour

Emerald Sour

For a drink as green as the Emerald Isle itself, look no further than the Emerald Sour.

el Jimador Header

Say it with us!

Don’t let your pronunciation keep you from ordering Mexico’s finest.

el Jimador Margarita

Fresh Margarita

It’s no secret: el Jimador 100% Agave tequila makes margaritas 100% smoother.

Sailor Jerry

Jerry Loves Ginger

Sailor Jerry: Made The Old-School Way. 92 Proof. Bold And Smooth As Hell

Chambord Margarita

Chambord Margarita

Are we the only ones who think the word ‘margarita’ should be synonymous with ‘magnifique’?!

Drambuie Fresco

Drambuie Fresco

This is a refreshing spritz-like cocktail that’s perfect for outdoors and brunches.

Jack Tennessee Mule

Tennessee Mule

The fiery spice of ginger with the smoothness of Jack.

Wixworth

The Classic Wix & Tonic

The gin and tonic may conjure up images of wide verandas on a warm summer afternoon, but we believe that you can enjoy a Wix & Tonic anywhere, anytime.

Wixworth Bottles

The Bees Knees

Dating back to 1920’s America, when the phrase “the bee’s knees” was used to describe something (or someone) truly beyond the ordinary.

Wixworth Perfect serve

The Wix Collins

While there are numerous legends surrounding its origins, just about everyone agrees that this sweet and sour cocktail is one of a kind.

Monkey Shoulder Ginger Monkey

Ginger Monkey

Get some OMG in your life with the Ginger Monkey. It’s simple – Orange, Monkey Shoulder, Ginger Ale.

Hendricks Gin and Tonic

Hendrick’s Gin & Tonic

Perfect for Feasts & Dinner Parties, Relaxing at Home, Garden Parties & Picnics, Aperitif, Refreshing Summer Drinks, Boozy Brunch, Christmas Cocktails.

know your consumer

Know your consumer, it’s a game-changer.

How did a relatively small liquor company become a leading premium liquor distributor in South Africa, in just 20 years? Quite simply, at the really great brand company (rgbc), we really know our consumers.

Chambord Royale

Chambord Royale

Accentuate each delicate flavor note by adding a simple splash of champagne.

Belvedere Herbal Spritz

Belvedere Herbal Spritz

Made from only Polska rye, purified water and a distillation process by fire, Belvedere contains zero additives.

Southern Comfort Mule

SOCO Southern Mule

Southern Comfort Black doesn’t follow all the whiskey rules – just always leads to a good time.

Ardbeg Ten The Ultimate Mary

The Ultimate Mary

Ardbeg Ten Years Old is revered around the world as the peatiest, smokiest, most complex single malt of them all.

Hendricks Negroni

Hendrick’s Unusual Negroni

As unusual as you and I, this electric classic tempers the zestiness of Campari with the sublimely supernatural flavours of Hendrick’s Gin

Southern Comfort Collins

SOCO Comfort Collins

Smooth taste. Bold character. Southern Comfort Black brings unmistakable whiskey flavor, with our signature touch of stone fruit and spices.

Drambuie Underdog

Drambuie Underdog

This is for all you classic cocktail lovers out there. Rich and bittersweet with a zippy twist of lemon.

Monkey Shoulder Lazy Old Fashioned

Lazy Old Fashioned

Waiting is so old fashioned. A Lazy Old Fashioned is anything but.

Ardbeg Ten Kings Last Dram Smoke & Sour

Ardbeg Smoke & Sour

Ardbeg Ten Years Old is revered around the world as the peatiest, smokiest, most complex single malt of them all.

Disaronno Rocks

Disaronno On The Rocks

It’s the velvety smooth almond taste and unmistakable aroma, that
gives Disaronno the reputation of the world’s favourite Italian liqueur.

Matias Bentel

PRESS: How Jack Daniel’s makes it count

In an exclusive interview with Brand Equity, Matias Bentel, chief brands officer, Brown-Forman, talks about the brand’s first truly global marketing campaign – Make It Count, the big trends in the alco-bev category, the rise of conscious consumers and more…

Drambuie Rusty Nail

Drambuie Rusty Nail

At the time of its creation the Rusty Nail was also known as the Knucklehead or in Thailand a Mig-21. We think the superior name prevailed!

VCP Rich Tutorial

Veuve Clicquot Rich Mixology

Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé is a bold, versatile champagne designed to allow champagne fans to create their own playful drinking experience

who is rgbc

Who Is rgbc?

You clicked on this because you have some intrigue regarding The Really Grand Brand Company (RGBC). The title provides a clue.

Disaronno Sours

Disaronno Sours

A unique refreshing drink, in which the distinctive notes of Disaronno blend with the scent of freshly squeezed lemons.

Hendricks Flora Dora

Hendrick’s Flora Dora

As floral and as fizzy as the mythical carbonated gardens of Alusdusa, the Floradora is a gin cocktail that is not afraid of the seductive power of the raspberry.

Belvedere Sea Breeze

#TasteSummer

#TasteSummer with our selection of classic, easy to make cocktails…Transport yourself from the comfort of home.

Lisa

Life at RGBC: 5for5 with Lisa Rothwell

Founded in 1996, rgbc’s portfolio has grown to no less than 25 really great premier brands, and our people are undoubtedly the driving force behind that success. We chat to On Trade Sales Manager Lisa Rothwell who recently celebrated 10 years with us…

Bar Scene

Know your consumer, it’s a game-changer.

The modern consumer has a basket of preferred brands in their drinking repertoire, as they have become brand and category agnostic. Fortunately, with a portfolio of great brands, there are synergies. 

TULLAMORE D.E.W.ORIGINAL

Celebrate the Beauty of Blend with Tullamore D.E.W

As the original triple blend Irish whiskey since 1829, Tullamore D.E.W. is built on blend and we believe in breaking down barriers and bringing people together, to make the world a richer and more interesting place for everyone.

Dr Bill Glenmorangie Cake

Glenmorangie captures the joy of cake in a whisky

Inspired by favourite memories of baking, birthdays and more, Glenmorangie’s multiple award-winning Director of Whisky Creation, Dr Bill Lumsden, found himself musing over how some of his most joyful recollections involved cake – from baking with his granny, to the pineapple upside down cake his daughter made him for his birthday.

whiskey is bourbon

Bourbon IS Whiskey

Although whiskey is the overarching category of spirits that comprises bourbon, scotch, and rye, there is often confusion over the distinction between each, with common errors even made by seasoned whiskey drinkers.

liquor v liqueur

Liqueur vs Liquor

Not just ‘liquor’ with a French accent, ‘liqueur’ is made with distilled spirits and additional flavourings such as sugar, fruits, herbs, and spices to give a purposely sweet taste. ‘Liquor’ describes any distilled beverage and can serve as a base spirit for liqueurs.

Tia Maria - Celebrate Coffee Day with Tia Maria

Celebrate Coffee Day with Tia Maria

Tia Maria dates back to the mid-17th century, when a beautiful young Spanish aristocrat fled the turmoil colonial war brought to the island of Jamaica.

Gentlemen Jack - for the love of jack!

For the love of Jack!

Now that you’ve set up your ideal home bar, here are three classic cocktail recipes to ease you into the world of mixology.

Hennessy Campaign

SOUTH AFRICAN ARTIST CHOSEN FOR GLOBAL HENNESSY CAMPAIGN

For the tenth annual Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition, the Maison Hennessy is proud to announce its global collaboration with the street-turned-studio artist Faith XLVII – the first South African artist to be part of the series.

Introducing Ardbeg Wee Beastie

From September of this year, South African whisky lovers will get the chance to experience the latest permanent expression to join the Ardbeg core range – Ardbeg Wee Beastie.

Jack daniels

Home Bar Essentials

For lovers of fine spirits, spending more time indoors means more time to hone those bartending skills.

How is Jack Rye different than Old No. 7?

Master Distiller Jeff Arnett and the whiskey makers of the Jack Daniel Distillery have created a unique rye that’s undeniably spicy and complex yet sippin’ smooth.

Try this: Orbium Martini

This classic of classic cocktails, this melodious master, is further heightened when it entertains Hendrick’s Gin herself.

leslie gracie

5 Minutes With Hendrick’s Gin Master Distiller Lesley Gracie

It lies in my fascination with flavours and how they work together. From an early age, I was fascinated with the curious world of botanicals, and at the age of four, in Yorkshire, I began serving my family teas derived from various plants and twigs.

SOUTH AFRICA’S MOST PECULIAR GIN COCKTAIL EXPERIENCE

To celebrate the start of the Gin O’Clock summer season, the world’s most unusual premium, small batch, and hand-crafted gin, Hendrick’s Gin has created South Africa’s most peculiar and expensive cocktail experience, valued at forty thousand rand each.

Pioneer Dr Judey Pretorius awarded Veuve Clicquot ELLE Boss 2018

The Veuve Clicquot ELLE Boss Award celebrates entrepreneurial women and businesswomen who are changing the world of business one decision at a time. The awards ceremony, hosted by International Veuve Clicquot Director Thomas Bouleuc, saw guests commending the raw talent and dedication of powerhouse women in business in South Africa.

Belvedere Vodka X Laolu

Belvedere Vodka, the first super-premium vodka, is excited to announce its global partnership with celebrated visual artist, musician, and activist Laolu Senbanjo, including a striking limited edition bottle available in-store globally August 2018.

Tully Tonic Orange Peel Twist

Tully Tonic

The smoothness of original triple blend Irish whiskey mixed with the invigorating taste of tonic water

Glenmorangie-A-Ginger-Lemon-Mule

Ginger Lemon Mule

Our take on a classic mule it’s crisp and sweet, spiced and complex, here’s a cocktail that takes things back to basics.

Glenmorangie-A-Ginger-Lemon-Old-Fashioned

Ginger Lemon Old Fashioned

Our take on this classic combines smooth notes of sweet ginger, silky Vermouth and our melt-in-your-mouth Lasanta for the ultimate cocktail with a twist.

Tully-Emerald-Sour

Emerald Sour

For a drink as green as the Emerald Isle itself, look no further than the Emerald Sour.

Jack Tennessee Mule

Tennessee Mule

The fiery spice of ginger with the smoothness of Jack.

Monkey Shoulder Ginger Monkey

Ginger Monkey

Get some OMG in your life with the Ginger Monkey. It’s simple – Orange, Monkey Shoulder, Ginger Ale.

Ardbeg Ten The Ultimate Mary

The Ultimate Mary

Ardbeg Ten Years Old is revered around the world as the peatiest, smokiest, most complex single malt of them all.

Monkey Shoulder Lazy Old Fashioned

Lazy Old Fashioned

Waiting is so old fashioned. A Lazy Old Fashioned is anything but.

Ardbeg Ten Kings Last Dram Smoke & Sour

Ardbeg Smoke & Sour

Ardbeg Ten Years Old is revered around the world as the peatiest, smokiest, most complex single malt of them all.

TULLAMORE D.E.W.ORIGINAL

Celebrate the Beauty of Blend with Tullamore D.E.W

As the original triple blend Irish whiskey since 1829, Tullamore D.E.W. is built on blend and we believe in breaking down barriers and bringing people together, to make the world a richer and more interesting place for everyone.

whiskey is bourbon

Bourbon IS Whiskey

Although whiskey is the overarching category of spirits that comprises bourbon, scotch, and rye, there is often confusion over the distinction between each, with common errors even made by seasoned whiskey drinkers.

Introducing Ardbeg Wee Beastie

From September of this year, South African whisky lovers will get the chance to experience the latest permanent expression to join the Ardbeg core range – Ardbeg Wee Beastie.

How is Jack Rye different than Old No. 7?

Master Distiller Jeff Arnett and the whiskey makers of the Jack Daniel Distillery have created a unique rye that’s undeniably spicy and complex yet sippin’ smooth.

Bold Conversations by Veuve Clicquot

With the Bold by Veuve Clicquot platform, Veuve Clicquot remains passionately committed to emboldening successive generations of audacious female leaders.

VCP Rich Tutorial

Veuve Clicquot Rich Mixology

Veuve Clicquot Rich Rosé is a bold, versatile champagne designed to allow champagne fans to create their own playful drinking experience

Hennessy Ginger Ale & Lime

The Hennessy Ginger

Hennessy and Ginger is the right drink for any time of the day or evening.

Hennessy Campaign

SOUTH AFRICAN ARTIST CHOSEN FOR GLOBAL HENNESSY CAMPAIGN

For the tenth annual Hennessy Very Special Limited Edition, the Maison Hennessy is proud to announce its global collaboration with the street-turned-studio artist Faith XLVII – the first South African artist to be part of the series.

Belvedere-Polska-Mary

Belvedere Polska Mary

Made from only Polska rye, purified water and a distillation process by fire, Belvedere contains zero additives

Finlandia Vodka Martini

Finlandia Martini

A classic vodka cocktail that rewards you with amazing flavour when you master it.

Wixworth

The Classic Wix & Tonic

The gin and tonic may conjure up images of wide verandas on a warm summer afternoon, but we believe that you can enjoy a Wix & Tonic anywhere, anytime.

Wixworth Bottles

The Bees Knees

Dating back to 1920’s America, when the phrase “the bee’s knees” was used to describe something (or someone) truly beyond the ordinary.

Wixworth Perfect serve

The Wix Collins

While there are numerous legends surrounding its origins, just about everyone agrees that this sweet and sour cocktail is one of a kind.

Hendricks Gin and Tonic

Hendrick’s Gin & Tonic

Perfect for Feasts & Dinner Parties, Relaxing at Home, Garden Parties & Picnics, Aperitif, Refreshing Summer Drinks, Boozy Brunch, Christmas Cocktails.

Belvedere Herbal Spritz

Belvedere Herbal Spritz

Made from only Polska rye, purified water and a distillation process by fire, Belvedere contains zero additives.

Hendricks Negroni

Hendrick’s Unusual Negroni

As unusual as you and I, this electric classic tempers the zestiness of Campari with the sublimely supernatural flavours of Hendrick’s Gin

Hendricks Flora Dora

Hendrick’s Flora Dora

As floral and as fizzy as the mythical carbonated gardens of Alusdusa, the Floradora is a gin cocktail that is not afraid of the seductive power of the raspberry.

leslie gracie

5 Minutes With Hendrick’s Gin Master Distiller Lesley Gracie

It lies in my fascination with flavours and how they work together. From an early age, I was fascinated with the curious world of botanicals, and at the age of four, in Yorkshire, I began serving my family teas derived from various plants and twigs.

Tia Espresso martini

Tia Espresso Martini

Whatever the trend of the moment, Tia Espresso Martini will be always one of a kind.

Tia Espresso martini

Espresso Martini

Whatever the trend of the moment, Tia Espresso Martini will be always one of a kind

Chambord Margarita

Chambord Margarita

Are we the only ones who think the word ‘margarita’ should be synonymous with ‘magnifique’?!

Drambuie Fresco

Drambuie Fresco

This is a refreshing spritz-like cocktail that’s perfect for outdoors and brunches.

Chambord Royale

Chambord Royale

Accentuate each delicate flavor note by adding a simple splash of champagne.

Southern Comfort Mule

SOCO Southern Mule

Southern Comfort Black doesn’t follow all the whiskey rules – just always leads to a good time.

Southern Comfort Collins

SOCO Comfort Collins

Smooth taste. Bold character. Southern Comfort Black brings unmistakable whiskey flavor, with our signature touch of stone fruit and spices.

Drambuie Underdog

Drambuie Underdog

This is for all you classic cocktail lovers out there. Rich and bittersweet with a zippy twist of lemon.

Disaronno Rocks

Disaronno On The Rocks

It’s the velvety smooth almond taste and unmistakable aroma, that
gives Disaronno the reputation of the world’s favourite Italian liqueur.

Drambuie Rusty Nail

Drambuie Rusty Nail

At the time of its creation the Rusty Nail was also known as the Knucklehead or in Thailand a Mig-21. We think the superior name prevailed!

Disaronno Sours

Disaronno Sours

A unique refreshing drink, in which the distinctive notes of Disaronno blend with the scent of freshly squeezed lemons.

liquor v liqueur

Liqueur vs Liquor

Not just ‘liquor’ with a French accent, ‘liqueur’ is made with distilled spirits and additional flavourings such as sugar, fruits, herbs, and spices to give a purposely sweet taste. ‘Liquor’ describes any distilled beverage and can serve as a base spirit for liqueurs.

el Jimador Header

Say it with us!

Don’t let your pronunciation keep you from ordering Mexico’s finest.

el Jimador Margarita

Fresh Margarita

It’s no secret: el Jimador 100% Agave tequila makes margaritas 100% smoother.

Sailor Jerry

Jerry Loves Ginger

Sailor Jerry: Made The Old-School Way. 92 Proof. Bold And Smooth As Hell