Posts Tagged ‘friends’
We’re getting to know Michael Bampfield-Duggan of Wine Concepts in this post. Michael is a successful businessman who really seems to have got the balance right.
He loves outstanding food, serene getaway spots, soothing music, fine wine (of course) and, his wife, Renee.
If you’re keen on finding good quality wine at an excellent price – this is a man you need to know!
Local winemakers pull out all the stops to ensure a memorable weekend for everyone. Below is the line-up (complete with map!) to give you an idea of what we have in store for you. One thing is for sure – it’s a weekend you’ll never forget!
Even if you can’t spend the whole weekend on the Bot Riviera you’ll still be in for a treat if you do a day trip. It’s only a 75 minute drive from Cape Town so there are NO excuses!!!
Good luck deciding what you’re doing when… Read the rest of this entry »
The 13th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival returns to Cape Town and Johannesburg from 9-26 June 2011. This year’s selection has all the hallmarks of an edgy teenager, like a fascination with sex (G-Spotting), celebrity (Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, a winner at Sundance in 2010 last year), rebellion (LennonNYC), and injustice (Black Power Mixtape, a winner at Sundance in 2011).
Opening up the world to South Africans each year, Encounters is widely acclaimed as Africa’s most prestigious documentary festival. This year’s selection features 37 films from 14 countries and five continents, including 11 world premieres, 19 South African films and 17 international films. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s going to be quite a show and your mouth will probably be too busy to ask him anything, so here are the answers to some of the things you might have asked him.
Neill has been personal chef to a superstar or three and worked for Gordon Ramsay. He’s a based in Cape Town. He caters for private parties, offers master classes and will even take you shopping at his favourite market spots. (At a very reasonable rate!).
In this interview Neill has introduced me to an amazing new band and author; and I just love his monosyllabic answer to “When do you usually drink champagne?”. So read on and get to know more about him.
I’m just loving these interviews. Reading James’ answers to the ‘Getting to know you…’ questions took me off on a couple of journeys of my own.
A restaurant in Maputo; 4 hour working weeks; cool music; champagne in the mornings and a very interesting claim to fame!!