Gin and tonic water go together like copy and paste — you simply can’t have one without the other — and nothing screams summer quite like a delicious G&T served with plenty of ice. The great news for gin lovers is that the summer season brings plenty of reasons to enjoy a G&T on the rocks, take for example the Fitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival hitting Cape Town in October.

Taking place at The Lookout, V&A on 6 October, this tasty festival promises to offer Capetonians the very best in local craft gins as well as premium international gins. On the day, The Lookout will be brought to life with artisanal food stalls, live music, and of course, yummy G&Ts prepared by expert mixologists from around the country featuring Fitch & Leedes crafted tonics. Think timeless classic-flavoured mixers like Indian Tonic, Club Soda, Ginger Ale and Lemonade, as well as unique variants like Craft Cola, Bitter Lemon, Peach Lemonade and Spicy Ginger Beer.

Fitch & LeedesThe Fitch & Leedes brand prides itself on accentuating the natural botanicals and flavour notes used in handcrafted gins, and the range offers something to suit almost any style of gin and any taste. No matter which flavour combination you prefer, Fitch & Leedes makes the perfect accompaniment to your anytime G&T!

The Fitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival will take place on Saturday 6 October at The Lookout at V&A Waterfront from 11:00 to 20:00. Tickets range from R160 to R180 per person and are available online from Webtickets. For more information visit the Fitch & Leedes Gin & Tonic Festival website.

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