The Good Food and Wine Show is well known as South Africa’s premier food, wine and lifestyle experience. This year the event has been nominated as the flagship food event of the World Design Capital. Running at the end of May in Cape Town, the end of August in Johannesburg and the end of October in Durban, this is one foodie event not to be missed!
For those food lovers who have never been to The Good Food and Wine Show, InPress Magazine has the scoop on why you should definitely attend this year’s event.
The Celebrity Chef Theatre presented by Woolworths & Robertsons Herbs and Spices – This is undoubtedly one of the main attractions of the event. The list of chefs featured in the theatre range from the Two Greedy Italians Gennaro Contaldo and Antonio Carluccio, 3* Michelin Chef Carlo Cracco, local talents Jenny Morris, Celebrity Chef Siba and tons more. Not to mention the visiting Masterchef family members like SA Masterchef finalist Leandri van der Wat and Season 1 winner Deena Naidoo as well as the Season 5 Australian Masterchef winner, Emma Dean. The Celebrity Chef Theatre is extremely popular with guests visiting the show and tickets sell out fast, so book yours now through Computicket to avoid disappointment.
The Food – You can’t mention the Good Food and Wine Show without paying special attention to the food! As ever, the Good Food and Wine Show 2014 features a wide and varied array of food to satisfy any foodie’s dreams. The Tasting Hub hosts an selection of cheese paired with your choice of wine or craft beer, while the Kyknet Kook will immerse you in Afrikaans culture, heritage and food. There are also a number of artisan food stalls, gourmet food trucks, a gourmet Drive-in Dining area and the restaurant quarter to enjoy when hunger sets in.
The Drink – This year the show is branching out to new and exciting things with the Regional Wine Tasting Tour, moving away from the traditional wine tour of previous years. In addition to the tasting tour, the Delonghi Coffee Theatre will bring you an unforgettable coffee experience for all caffeine lovers.
With all this to offer this year’s Good Food and Wine Show is sure to be an unforgettable one! We’re excited to attend this year’s festival and we can’t wait to see you there. Be sure to look out for the review in June on InPress Magazine!