Have A Perfectly Pink Sun Met At Home

It's Gin-uary season

By  | Jun 22, 2020, 01:48 PM 

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As most of you know, we are giving away two tickets to a lucky reader - and an even luckier friend - to join us at the Sun Met this Saturday and thanks to our friends at BLOOM Gin & Greenall's Gin we are going to be out there all day with a huge social media swarm.

If you don't win those tickets then have no fear because ZAlebs will be bringing you right along with us through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. With literally every major ZAleb in Mzansi showing up, there are some things we will want to watch out for and that you definitely won't want to miss out on.

The Queen of everything media, Bonang Matheba, will be attending the Sun Met, and she's just as excited as we are but who else will be there in their full African luxury attire?

We noticed that AKA was double tapping some of Bonang's Instagram stories - do you think he'll make an appearance to see her or will he be too preoccupied with that mystery woman he was spotted kissing after he announced his break up from DJ Zinhle?

Miss Universe, Zozibini Tunzi, recently announced that she's coming home soon but will she make it in time to grace us with her presence for the Sun Met?

DJ Black Coffee performing a set. Photo credit: twitter.com/djblackcoffee

And we know Black Coffee will be spinning the decks at the Africa is Not A Jungle after party but who will his plus one be following his divorce from Enhle Mbali who seems to be in the after glow of her divorce with success from her fashion line featured in Vogue Italia.

Speaking of high fashion, who do you think is going to have the craziest outfit this year?

Must Read: The Must-See Looks from the 2019 Sun Met

Now, as you follow along from home, you will need to have the perfect drink and our friends at BLOOM Gin & Greenall's Gin have given us not one but two great recipes for you to enjoy throughout the day as you follow our every tweet and all our posts and updates on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Here are two creative (and delightfully pink) cocktail recipes to try whilst you sit back and watch ZAlebs broadcast live from the 2020 Sun Met.
The Garden of Eden Cocktail with BLOOM Jasmin & Rose Gin. Photo credit: supplied

Garden of Eden

Since you and bae couldn't get your outfits ready in time for the Sun Met, round up all your gal pals instead and make a day of it at home. Get comfortable around your screens, log into ZAlebs social media and share a jug of this zero sugar cocktail.

With the Garden of Eden cocktail, there is enough to go around. So, toast to the good life while you chit chat over your favourite celebrities showing off their attire on the Sun Met red carpet with ZAlebs.


  • 200ml BLOOM Jasmine & Rose Gin
  • 30ml Lemon Juice
  • 150ml Green Tea
  • 400ml Ginger Beer
  • 4 Lime wheels
  • 4 Ginger strips
  • 4 Cucumber strips
  • 5 Rose Petals


  1. Pour BLOOM Jasmine and Rose, lemon juice, green tea and ginger beer into a jug over ice

  2. Garnish with lime wheels, cucumber strips, rose petals and ginger strips.

Lazy G&T with Greenall's Wild Berry Gin. Photo credit: supplied

Lazy G&T

This cocktail is for the booked and busy, who unfortunately won't be able to go to the Sun Met and who don't have the time to make multi-ingredient cocktails. So, we're here to save the day. 

All throughout Saturday, ZAlebs will keep you entertained and up to speed on the celebrity goings on at this years biggest racing event. So don't stress, mix up a Lazy G&T cocktail and watch us broadcast all the action on our ZAleb socials.


  • 50ml Greenall’s Wild Berry
  • 1 strawberry
  • 150ml elderflower tonic


Crush strawberry, add ice and pour over the other ingredients in a highball glass. Garnish with strawberry slices and lemon twist spirals.

If you didn't get tickets to the Sun Met, lady luck is still on your side. Try your hand at winning a bottle of @BloomGinSA or @GreenallsGinSA

Here how to enter:

Simply WhatsApp us on 076 407 7867 with a martini glass emoji and that's that.

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Read more of our coverage of Sun Met, thanks to BLOOM & GREENALL'S.

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Just a note about summer, gin, gin and tonics and what we learned from our friends at BLOOM GIN and Greenall's - do you know that some gins have up to 90 grams of sugar per liter while Greenall's Wild Berry and BLOOM Jasmine and Rose Gins are deliciously sugar free? We didn't know either but now we do - and you do too.

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