Category: Events

Taste of Cape Town 2013 – My Tips

Taste of Cape Town 2013 – My Tips

I popped into Taste of Cape Town last night. It was the first session and I wanted to get a feel for this year’s event. I will be there again for the Saturday afternoon...

Classic Wine Trophy Awards 2013

Classic Wine Trophy Awards 2013

This is the 3rd year I’ve attended the Classic Wine Trophy awards dinner. I quite like these awards as they are fairly small and quite unique from many other competitions. The uniqueness is for...

Eat Out Top Ten 2013

Eat Out Top Ten 2013

I was honoured once again to be invited to the annual Eat Out DSTV Food Network Awards ceremony where they announce the Top 10 restaurants along with a few other awards. Held at the Westin...

Cadbury’s Bubbly Challenge – The Video

Cadbury’s Bubbly Challenge – The Video

A couple of weeks ago I was flown up to Joburg by Cadbury’s to compete in the Bubbly Challenge. Most of my readers thought it was something to do with champagne, which is understandable....

Diageo Reserve World Class 2012

Diageo Reserve World Class 2012

It started as a bar tending training programme, but it’s now a global competition to find the best cocktail maker (mixologist). The competition takes place in over 40 countries around the world, and the...

Cavendish Kitchen at the Good Food & Wine Show

Cavendish Kitchen at the Good Food & Wine Show

Every year I get quite heavily involved in the Good Food & Wine Show as I believe it’s a major attraction in a foodie’s diary. You can read all about this year’s show in...

Good Food & Wine Show 2012

Good Food & Wine Show 2012

 The Good Food & Wine Show gets bigger and better every year. I had a long chat with show director, Christine Cashmore, and learnt a few things about the show that I didn’t know....

Olive Festival 2012 review

Olive Festival 2012 review

The Olive Festival is always appealing to me for 2 reasons, I love olives and Riebeek Kasteel is one of my favourite small towns. Despite the appeal of the Olive Festival, I haven’t managed...

Cheese Festival 2012 review

Cheese Festival 2012 review

The popularity of the cheese festival hasn’t taken a knock with the move to the new venue last year. Driving there this morning I saw the familiar “Sold Out” signs and heard the usual...

SA Top 100 2012

SA Top 100 2012

The Top 100 SA wines for 2012 were announced on Thursday evening. This year they had nearly 400 entries, substantial growth from last year. You have the opportunity to taste the winning wines at...