Cape FynbosImage Alt TextRose Geranium, Juniper, Angelica Root, Coriander, Lemon
Cape SpiceImage Alt TextAllspice, Cassia, Cardamom, Coriander, Clove, Orange Peel, Honeybush
Cape CitrusCape CitrusOrange, Lemon, Grapefruit, Buchu, Cassia, Pepper, Fennel, Ginger






Our award-winning products are inspired by the biodiversity of the Cape Floral Kingdom in the Western Cape, South Africa - the smallest yet most diverse floral kingdom in the world! ABSTINENCE is a range of sophisticated, layered, complex non-alcoholic spirits & aperitifs made using an artisanal hydro distillation process. 


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Bees and Trees

To help preserve the natural beauty & biodiversity of the region, ABSTINENCE pursues a “Bees and Trees” social responsibility project through enthusiastically contributing 1% of our monthly sales to our core purpose of protecting and restoring the Cape Floral Kingdom. As patrons of Ujubee (, ABSTINENCE also commits itself to raise awareness of the importance of safeguarding the indigenous Cape Honeybee (Apis mellifera capensis) living in the wild to flourish as a pollinator of flowering plants including many Fynbos species. Doing our part to live our ethos of “restoring balance”, in both our social occasions and natural surroundings.

Bees and Trees



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