Making a gin from elephant dung means you can’t make a gin that stinks!

Dr Leslie Ansley

  • Duration: 60 min
  • Language: English
  • Ages: All Ages
  • Date: February 18, 2021 20:00
  • Recorded: Live session with recording available afterwards
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A journey into the origin and evolution of Africa’s Original Elephant Dung gin. From the “aha” moment to the creation of one of the world’s most unique gins.


Dr Leslie Ansley


After completing his PhD at the University of Cape Town, Les moved to the UK to pursue a career in academia. His area of expertise was in Exercise-induced Asthma and he consulted for numerous sporting bodies, professional sports teams and athletes on asthma management. He has also published nearly 50 scientific research papers. In 2015, Les left academia to work in online identity before moving back to South Africa in 2017 and beginning his adventure as a craft gin producer. Les is the proud owner of Joe, an American Quarter horse, that is training to compete in Western Riding shows.