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SCREW THE GIN BAR - HELLO MARGARITA BAR

SCREW THE GIN BAR - HELLO MARGARITA BAR

SCREW THE GIN BAR - HELLO MARGARITA BAR

SCREW THE GIN BAR - HELLO MARGARITA BAR

The wedding season is coming up and the thing I dread is when myself and others are gagging for the first drink of the day, ready to get the celebration started, the same old gin bar awaits with co...

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CHALK AND CHEESE - Building our Local Business

CHALK AND CHEESE - Building our Local Business

Distribution or ‚ÄúRoute to Market‚ÄĚ is probably the most important but the most difficult thing to get right in a product business. For 6 years we have tried different distribution partners from smal...

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Dry January Is Over

Dry January Is Over

As I sit here sipping on my Amarula coffee with a Leonista on the side at 9am on Feb 1st celebrating the end of what felt like the longest month ever - “ dry Jan '' - I reflect on the pros and cons...

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Green Friday Thanks!

Green Friday Thanks!

We are dedicated to Rewilding our planet. 1% of revenue, bottle by bottle.   This Green Friday, we dedicated 15% of our revenue to conservation. With your help we raised R12000 for Cheetah collars ...

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GREEN Friday

GREEN Friday

Welcome to Leonista's Green Friday. Our way to turn Black Friday on it's head. For every bottle sold until Black Friday, 2023, we are offering a 5% sale on each orderAND most importantly, 15% will ...

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Leonista - How we get it to you

Leonista - How we get it to you

Distribution or ‚ÄúRoute to Market‚ÄĚ is probably the most important but the most difficult thing to get right in a product business. For 6 years we have tried different distribution partners from smal...

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Thank You Loadshedding

Thank You Loadshedding

It's really hard. The power stops, but the show must go on. Load-Shedding is the notorious buzzword of the year and now part of South Africans daily dialogue. Intermittent power cuts for hours that...

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The Last Bottle of Reposado

The Last Bottle of Reposado

We are down to our last bottle of Leonista Reposado. Why would we discontinue a variant that was our best seller for 3 years?¬† Reposado means ‚Äúrested‚ÄĚ in Spanish and is created by le...

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We celebrate women. Always.

We celebrate women. Always.

But in August we celebrate women for everything they represent and bring to this world. We are a women founded & lead brand. In an industry traditionally male oriented, Leonista is here to brin...

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Our Industry of Tequila

Our Industry of Tequila

Tequila... The golden liquid category could soon overtake vodka as America’s favorite liquor, fueled by consumers’ desire for pricey bottles of agave-based spirits. Tequila and mezcal was the sec...

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Leonista - Making a difference.

Leonista - Making a difference.

We are excited to announce that we have just donated R12000 to @samara_karoo as part of our @1percentftp pledge.

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The Karoo. A semi desert region in the heart of South Africa

The Karoo. A semi desert region in the heart of South Africa

This beautiful raw landscape is a perfect home to our Blue Agave succulent, from which Leonista 100%Karoo Agave Spirit is created. The unique climate and arid soil of the region, provides the dis...

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A little South African ingenuity

A little South African ingenuity

The agave plant has been growing in the karoo desert for a century and half. Originally it was planted as cattle-kraal fences. These plants grew big and tall enough to be quite the formidable fenc...

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Visit our Karoo Agave Farm in Graaff-Reinet for the full experience

Visit our Karoo Agave Farm in Graaff-Reinet for the full experience

It is with great pleasure that we can now provide you with an AirBnB Tequila Masterclass and Agave Experience where you meet Tim Murray, the farmer of the incredibly diverse and majestic agave plan...

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F**k Consumerism - Shop Consciously

F**k Consumerism - Shop Consciously

Black Friday is a term that originates from the US. In the 1950s, people began calling in sick the day after Thursday thanksgiving, and using that Friday when shops were open to give themselves a h...

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Launching the Antivirus - Margarita party box!

Launching the Antivirus - Margarita party box!

I’ve had Leonista for 3 years now and I've only just started learning how to make a proper Margarita. It's the best thing I've ever done. Nobody knows who invented the margarita. But it's very like...

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I was meant to be in Mexico by now

I was meant to be in Mexico by now

I was meant to be in Mexico by now…researching Tequila, Mezcals, surfing the coast and opening export opportunities to the US.   If you had told me in early 2020 that I would be stuck in Portugal ...

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The Origins

The Origins

Theme this month is around Leonista. How it all started, the journey, the ups and downs and a few interesting events in between. So to kick off - how did it all begin? How did I start an Agave sp...

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Don't mess with Puff Daddy

Don't mess with Puff Daddy

The company originally started as La Leona meaning ‚ÄúLioness.‚ÄĚ With that came my first big lesson in starting a business. Think long term from day one and make sure global trademark search when loo...

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Sustainability in Business

Sustainability in Business

Being Plastic Free July I thought it a great time to speak about sustainability in business. What does It mean to grow a sustainable business in the modern age?  From day one I wanted to build a ...

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