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‘Bad Boy of Speyside’ meets jazz meets nose-to-tail dining ...


‘Bad Boy of Speyside’ meets jazz meets nose-to-tail dining experience

Enjoy a whisky tasting from Craighellachie with two drams, an exclusive one and one that’ll soon hit local shelves

Lifestyle writer

A night of live jazz always makes for a soulful experience. Add an exquisite six-part dinner and a tasting of whisky as fine and Scotch as they come and the hedonist in you will soon discover that the old saying of three being a crowd had it wrong all along: why have double the experience when you can have triple the goodness?

The last time I visited the Marabi Club in central Johannesburg, I left the joint in the early morning as chairs were being stacked on tables and floors were being swept of the remnants of a night on the dance floor. Words such as “curfew” and “Covid” were yet to be added to our pandemic-induced vocabulary.

More than two years later, my visit late last month was imbued with an added touch of appreciation — for the opportunity to once again be able to attend events and feel relatively safe doing so but, more than that, the ability to be attending live music events and jazz dinners. ..

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