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Sustainability in Business

Sustainability in Business

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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Am I a drug dealer? Sustainable drinking

Am I a drug dealer? Sustainable drinking

If this business was a rollercoaster we would be at the low point now waiting to ratchet up to the top not really knowing what is ahead or if it's going to be good or bad. When in Mexico if you sh...

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Graceful but fierce

Graceful but fierce

  In celebration of women's month I wanted to highlight and give thanks to some of the women that inspire me. Stephanie Gilmore. Female World champion Surfer   “I was always such a tomboy until I...

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Lioness tails

Lioness tails

This month I let some of the inspirational lionesses who I have had the honour to know or work with tell their “tail” of woman power and what it means to be a female in business in this modern wor...

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Agave is not a cactus FYI

Agave is not a cactus FYI

Most people assume that the Agave plant is a type of cactus, but it’s actually a sweet succulent that is related to the lilly family. The main difference between an agave and a cactus is that aga...

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Leonista’s 1% for the planet commitment to Samara Game Reserve

Leonista’s 1% for the planet commitment to Samara Game Reserve

We love what Yvon Chouinard – founder of Patagonia and 1% for the planet – said about being a 1% for the Planet member: “This is not philanthropy. This should be a cost of doing business. It’s payi...

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Find your favourite spirit with Leonista's limited-edition tasting kit

Find your favourite spirit with Leonista's limited-edition tasting kit

Ever wanted to try out all 3 Leonista variants? We’ve partnered with The Whisky Rebellion to create a bespoke tasting kit that allows you to test all 3 variants in a ritual tasting experience.

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How to Upcycle your Leonista Bottles

How to Upcycle your Leonista Bottles

Upcycling is a great way to take something that’s considered waste and repurpose it in an attempt to reduce one's footprint, give something a second life and increase its value. Once you have fini...

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Mountain Margaritas: The How-To

Mountain Margaritas: The How-To

Inspired by my favourite (And LOCAL) distiller, I decided to make mountain margaritas a thing. Cape Townians (well… a large portion of them) are known for being active and spending their mornings a...

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Help Leonista make an impact

Help Leonista make an impact

Leonista’s goal is to be a successful company that positively impacts those around us. We started this business with funds earned by planting trees in Canada, so we would like the seed of pure beg...

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The 5 Love Language Gifts for him and her during covid

The 5 Love Language Gifts for him and her during covid

Looking for the perfect gift for him or her this Valentines Day.  Touching on the "5 Love Languages" of gary Chapman, we'd like to encourage you to express love, and experience it, in the same fiv...

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Spirit for Adventure

Spirit for Adventure

Leonista Blanco has become a favourite out in the mountains. Strong, clean and full of earthy, smokey flavours that fit right into the scenery next to an open fire. Plus it looks so good cooling in...

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Bringing lions back to the Karoo - The story of Samara

Bringing lions back to the Karoo - The story of Samara

Sarah Tompkins – How Samara was founded, our rewilding vision & lion reintroduction It all started in the mid-1990s after the advent of democracy in South Africa. My husband Mark and I were vis...

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