LITTLE BLACK BOOK
Events this winter that are worth pencilling in
7 to 8 May Over 40 of Franschhoek’s top chefs and winemakers head to Jo’burg for The Winter Sculpture Fair.
7 to 8 May Riebeek Kasteel celebrates the region’s olives and wines at Riebeek Valley Olive Festival.
2 to 4 June Explore the best of South Africa’s local wines at the Tops at Spar Wine Show. wineshow.co.za
1 to 10 July Shuck oysters and sample wines at The Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival.
11 to 12 July The Franschhoek Bastille Festival makes its return to celebrate all things French.
28 to 29 July The best wines from around the country at the FNB Eastern Cape
20 to 21 August
The Winelands Chocolate Festival at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate is gourmet focused with carefully curated stands.