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EVENT:  Olive Oil Tasting & Educational – 23 October 2014

October 13, 2014

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Dear Slow Food enthusiast We are pleased to have been able to organise a very rare and interesting event around olive oil. With the experienced guidance of Willie Duminy, the owner and olive oil maker of Andante Olive oils, we will taste oils from individual varieties of olives, to get an understanding of their characteristics. […]

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Madame Fromage Cheesery Tour & Tasting – 10 September 2014

September 1, 2014

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Madame Fromage is a small new Boutique Cheesery in the centre of Paarl which opened almost a year ago.  Ulrike, their talented German cheese maker was originally at Anura and the cheesery was opened by three eldery ladies from Franschhoek who have invested in her business. The cheesery receives fresh raw milk from a local […]

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Grootbos Tour, Lunch & Milkwood Forest Walk – 29 March 2014

March 7, 2014

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Dear Slow Food members and enthusiasts, Join us on Saturday 29 March 2014 for a guided tour of two of the Grootbos Foundation’s (part of the beautiful Grootbos Private Nature Reserve) projects, namely “Growing the Future” and “Green Futures”. A two hour drive from Cape Town, 13 km past Stanford, nestled between mountain and sea, the Grootbos Private […]

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Beerguevara workshop: a fun-filled morning of home brewing

November 5, 2012

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Twelve Slow Fooders spent last Saturday morning with Antony, Ant and Jason from Beerguevara for a fun filled morning of home brewing. The hands on workshop familiarised everyone with the terminology as well as the various stages of brewing. With 4 different kinds of grains, 3 kinds of hops and a special yeast strain we […]

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Buzzing at Chocs and Coffee in the City

June 18, 2012

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A dozen Slow Fooders got a mid-winter caffeine rush at our cosy Chocs and Coffee in the City event on Thursday 14 June. We teamed up with Fair Trade Coffee roastery, Bean There, and artisan chocolate makers, Honest Chocolate – right next door to each other on Wale Street – for a taste of ethically […]

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Hoogwater fig-picking: 11 February 2012

February 6, 2012

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Join us for a convivial lunch in the shade of the peach trees at Hoogwater Farm in Wolsely, followed by a stroll through the fig orchards where you can chose the juiciest fruit for yourself. Hoogwater farmer Charles Osche also makes wine, and will give us an introduction to them in the cellars before we […]

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Craft Beer Presentation & Tasting at the Cape Town Festival of Beer

November 18, 2011

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Join Slow Food Mother City at the Cape Town Festival of Beer, where a master brewer will give a special presentation on craft brewing, along with a tutored tasting of craft brews, for a small group of Slow Food enthusiasts. We will also be able to visit the festival stands, chat with the brewers and […]

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