Diary of upcoming events IN AND AROUND CAPE TOWN

There’s always so much going on that I can barely keep up and I bet you feel that way too. But here are some events in and around Cape Town that I really think should be in your diary.

Sourdough Bread-making Experience, Baardskeedersbos Every month
This fun, yet thorough workshop emphasises the benefits of slow fermentation, wholegrain ingredients, and process consciousness. Step-by-step explanations of all one needs to know is learnt with a glass of wine in hand, so novices and experienced bakers are catered for equally. Read more

Stellenbosch - A Celebration of Wine 2-5 August 2018
An unprecedented opportunity to re-discover the wines and wine people of this illustrious wine region through a handful of intimate and exclusive events held over the course of a single weekend. Read more

Robertson Slow Food and Wine Festival 3-5 August 2018
Producers of the much-loved Robertson Wine Valley share their belief in a slow way of life with food and wine enthusiasts who want to savour immersive experiences and prefer to encounter the countryside at a leisurely pace.  Read more

Poetry in McGregor Festival 24-26 August 2018
More than 160 poets will be participating at various unique venues in McGregor over the festival weekend, along with book launches, music and poetry, writing workshops, poetry walks in nature, audio visual presentations and exhibitions.  Read more

VodkaFest, Hillcrest Quarry 25 August 2018
Experience a multitude of Vodka tasting stations where you can taste various types of Vodka from well-known and influential brands along with some local craft brands. There will also be a snow machine and food trucks, along with live music and DJs throughout the day. Read more

Tuning the Vine - Inner City Wine Route  October 2018 - June 2019
Launched in October 2015, Tuning the Vine’s monthly installment of wine-loving fun is fast becoming the number one place on (wine) Wednesdays! Not only will you have access to winemakers, it also brings some of the Western Cape’s best producers (and best-kept bottled secrets) right to your doorstep. Read more