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Eco Logic Awards 2011

Eco Logic Awards 2011

On Saturday evening I attended the first Eco-Logic awards. It was held at the ICC and overall it was a top notch event which was well attended. However, there was one fundamental problem with...

Green Wine Awards 2011

Green Wine Awards 2011

There’s a bit of a debate going on at the moment whether organic wines are better or worse than their chemical counterparts, in terms of taste. I think that misses the point. Christian Eedes...

Eat Out Awards 2012

Eat Out Awards 2012

It’s safe to say that the Eat Out Awards is the highlight of the event calendar in Cape Town. Tickets are R1000 each but sell out well before the event and it is attended...

Christian Eedes Chardonnay Report 2011

Christian Eedes Chardonnay Report 2011

With Wine Magazine no longer in print and all sorts of things happening in the wine industry, Christian Eedes has stepped forward and decided to try something new in compiling his list of top...

Platter’s 2012 Launch

Platter’s 2012 Launch

As you would expect, this year’s Platter’s Wine Guide is bigger than ever with over 900 producers and over 7000 wines listed. There is no other guide that is this comprehensive. I attended the...

Sake House review

Sake House review

Sake House is hidden away down a dead end road in Claremont. It’s the Old Stanhope Road, just before the big intersection which connects to Landsdowne Road as you head toward Kenilworth along Main...

Diemersfontein Pinotage on Tap 2011 review

Diemersfontein Pinotage on Tap 2011 review

The recipe for Pinotage on Tap hasn’t changed much. Last year I did a full review and linked to my previous reviews as well, but this time I’m just going to point out a...

Top 100 Wine List Awards

Top 100 Wine List Awards

I am a judge for the value segment of the Top 100 Wine List Awards this year, the first year of the competition. I’m quite excited about this competition because, unlike most other competitions...

Paul Cluver Amphitheatre Summer 2011

Paul Cluver Amphitheatre Summer 2011

The Paul Cluver amphitheatre is probably one of the coolest music venues in Cape Town and its surrounds. If you haven’t been yet, you really need to make a plan to experience it. You...

Sunday Times Food Awards 2011

Sunday Times Food Awards 2011

I recently attended the Sunday Times Food Awards at the Foodcorp Innovation Centre in Black River Park. The awards are designed to recognise individuals within all areas of the food industry. There are awards...