The James Sedgwick distillery has existed in what is now South Africa since the late 19th century and has been making whisky since 1990, although it is most famous for the world's second best-selling cream liqueur, Amarula, which it has been producing since 1989. Read More »
The first South African single grain whisky, Bain's is made in Wellington at the James Sedgwick distillery and has been festooned with awards since its arrival on these shores in 2010, culminating with the title of World's Best Grain Whisky at the World Whisky Awards. A smash hit. IWSC 2012 - Gold Medal - Whisk(e)y Worldwide WWA 2013 - World's Best Grain Whisky
Yes, you read it correctly - this is South African single malt whisky! Three Ships has been distilled and matured at the James Sedgwick distillery in Wellington and the packaging is in honour of Jan Van Riebeek, the Dutch colonist who founded Cape Town.
World Whiskies Awards 2014: Best African Single Malt