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.
The Littlegig 24H Festival took place 17-18 February at the Wiesenhof Farm in Stellenbosch. The festival is a 24-hour showcase of musicians, DJs, chefs, winemakers, artists, designers, speakers, and performers.