New dates announced for The Vegan & Plant Powered Show

The Vegan & Plant Powered Show (VPPS) – South Africa’s first dedicated vegan and plant-based exhibition presented by Live Events – has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It will now take place on September 5 and 6 this year. It was originally scheduled to take place at the end of May. The venue…

Capsicum Campus Head to speak at Creative Industries Career

Nadia Barnard, Principal at Capsicum Culinary Studio’s Rosebank campus in Johannesburg, is one of the speakers taking part in the Career Guidance Workshops at the Creative Industries Career Expo, taking place at Museum Africa, Newtown from March 11 to 13.

Pop the Corks!

The dates for the Johannesburg Cap Classique & Champagne Festival 2020 have been announced!

Taste Bud Battle, SA’s best food contest for youngsters, is back.

It’s South Africa’s best food competition for youngsters, and it’s back bigger and better than before. Taste Bud Battle seeks to find the country’s best young chefs, with the winner crowned after a competitive cook-off which will be held in Johannesburg in October.

Veganuary – what it’s all about!

The country’s first Vegan & Plant Powered Show looks set to bring in the crowds when it opens at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on 30 & 32 May and Capsicum Culinary Studios, SA’s largest culinary school, is incorporating Vegan dishes into its teaching programme as part of their healthy-eating syllabus.

Q&A with Vilafonte’s Mike Ratcliffe

Yes, I’ve subscribed to his newsletters.  Yes, I’ve drank his amazing wines.  Yes, I’ve had ample opportunity to meet him.  Yet, I have never managed to come face to face with this marketing and brand idol.  Here’s what he had to say about the new Vilafonté 2011 Series C Magnum and his luxury wine brand…

Iain Banner appointed to Cape Wine Auction Trust Board

Iain Banner has been appointed to the board of the Cape Wine Auction Trust and joins the trust’s five other members – Wendy Appelbaum, Paul Cluver, Ken Kinsey-Quick, Raymond Ndlovu and Mike Ratcliffe. Banner is the co-founder of a number of successful companies, events and charities, including Sports International, the Gary Player Design Company, the…

Meerendal Launches Farmers’ Market

Meerendal, one of the Durbanville Wine Valley’s most prestigious and popular wine estates, has announced the launch of a Farmers’ Market that will be held on the grounds of the estate on a number of Saturdays of every month, starting this weekend on Saturday, September 1, from 07:30 to 17:00. The next one will take…