Condé Nast House & Garden hosted the Gourmet Restaurant Awards on the 18 October 2018 at the Grand Café in Waterfall Corner. The awards honoured the most talented establishments and individuals that have made their mark on South Africa's culinary sphere.
The winners of the sixth annual Distell Inter Hotel Challenge were recently announced at a gala awards event at the Belmond Mount Nelson in Cape Town. Siya Molefe from the One & Only Cape Town was named chef of the year, while Samantha Swartz from The 12 Apostles Hotel & Spa in Cape Town was crowned wine steward of the year.
Moët & Chandon celebrated Moët Grand Day 2018 with a gold-carpet party hosted at the Four Seasons, The Westcliff's Arcadia Ballroom in Johannesburg. This global, day-to-night party saw 80 countries worldwide uniting in champagne celebration on 9 June.
The Wine Art Food Festival celebrated a variety of the country's top wine farms at Freedom Park in Pretoria on 5 May 2018. Over 1500 wine, art and food lovers descended on the Heritage site tripling last year's attendance figures.