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Oktober Bierfest ticket giveaway

Oktober Bierfest ticket giveaway

You may have seen my recent post about the 5 beer festivals happening in Cape Town before the end of the end of the year. Well, the first couple are coming up at the...

Toffie Food Festival review

Toffie Food Festival review

I think there is definitely a gap that the Toffie Food Festival fills. A festival which celebrates not just food but all the things around it. Design, community, creativity, invention, passion, and more. It’s...

Fiddler on the Roof review

Fiddler on the Roof review

  I went to the matinee showing of Fiddler on the Roof at the Artscape yesterday. It was practically sold out, great to see Cape Town being so supportive its arts. I also chatted...

Wine pairing at the Vineyard Hotel review

Wine pairing at the Vineyard Hotel review

This event held special interest for me, not because it was Meerlust wine, nor because I would be staying over in the lovely vineyard hotel, but because I had assisted with the development of...

Tretchikoff Exhibition at the National Gallery

Tretchikoff Exhibition at the National Gallery

I’m embarrassed to admit that I have only visited the National Gallery about four times in the ten or so years I have been living in Cape Town. The first couple of visits happened...

Waterfront Winter Experience 2011

Waterfront Winter Experience 2011

The V&A Waterfront asked me to tell my readers about the Winter Experience promotion they are running. Why did they ask me? Well, because they know that I am a big fan of the...

Stellenbosch Wine Festival 2011 review

Stellenbosch Wine Festival 2011 review

I’ll start with my conclusion. If next year’s Stellenbosch Wine Festival is anything like this year’s, I’m not going. It was not an enjoyable experience. The festival is just way too crowded and while...

Beer Festivals in Cape Town

Beer Festivals in Cape Town

There are only four months left of 2011, but if you’re a beer lover, they might just be the best four months of your year. In fact, even if you don’t love beer, you...

Woodlands Eatery review

Woodlands Eatery review

For a long time Carlyle’s was the only decent place to eat in Vredehoek. But now, Sidewalk Cafe has become popular since it was taken over by Madame Zingara and there is also another...

Great Wine Capitals Tour 2011

Great Wine Capitals Tour 2011

I was first introduced to the Great Wine Capitals network in 2009 when I was invited to attend the awards lunch for the Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards. Great Wine Capitals...