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Ticket Giveaway! It’s The Final Count Down til this year’s Cape Town Festival of Beer!

A year ago we did a ticket giveaway for The Festival of Beer, and now It’s the Final Count Down to Cape Town’s biggest beer event – in just one week’s time the Cape Town Festival of Beer returns for the 5th time.  The venue is Hamilton’s Rugby Club, near the Green Point Stadium and this event is one that foodies and beeries alike should not miss.  We are lucky enough to have been given a double ticket to giveaway to one lucky blog reader, read on to find out how to win this prize worth R300.

Where can you taste over 200 beers from a selection of local and international mega and micro-brewers? At the Cape Town Festival of Beer of course!  The best thing is that all of the beers which you taste are available commercially, so you don’t have to wait until next year’s Festival of Beer be...

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Double Ticket Give Away for The Cape Town Festival of Beer

It seems that Beer has been on everyone’s lips for the past few months.  In September we had National Braai Day, and where there is braai there is beer.  In that same month Yuppiechef announced that they were in bed with The League of Beers and sang the praises for craft beer, all of which – even as a n0n-drinker – I wholly agree with (read their article here).

Then there was October, and with that came the Oktober Bierfest.  Which, if this was an investigative journalism piece, I would tell you why the Cape Town Bierfest was held in early November.


I passed the location of the Cape Town Bierfest event a number of times that weekend (Newlands Brewery is situated almost exactly half way between my house and my parent’s house)...

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Win a Personal Chef Experience

My current entry in Pick n Pay’s Freshly Blogged Competition has got me feeling all loved up – I want to share that love.

I’m lucky enough to have a family home in one of the most beautiful parts of Cape Town and I would like to invite you to have me cook for you there.  The place is Misty Cliffs, it is situated between Kommetjie and Scarborough, bordering on nature conservation estate.  Have a look at my current recipe on Freshly Blogged and let me know what you think by commenting on the recipe – – a wonderful relaxing lunch experience could be yours to celebrate Valentine’s Day next year.

A beautiful view for your personal chef experience!

If you would like to win a Valentine’s Day celebration lunch for 2 people at a private home in Misty Cliffs all you have to do is leave...

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A Winter’s Outing to Holden Manz Wine Estate’s Franschhoek Kitchen

a beautiful setting for a winter's lunch

One of the things I love to do in summer is to drive out to Franschhoek.  Over a year ago I was lucky enough to win a lunch at Holden Manz Wine Estate’s Franschhoek Kitchen.  Work and life commitments had prevented me from booking the lunch.  At the beginning of July I moved house, and that was when I decided that a trip into the country would be a perfect way to unwind after the move.

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