Here's what you can look forward to at this year’s annual Oyster and Champagne Festival on 14th and 15th October:
1. Delectable Champagne
Moët will be featured at the Oyster and Champagne Festival representing French Champagne at its best.
2. Méthode Cap Classique
Featured at this year’s event will be a selection of prestigious local MCCs to name a few Villiera, Haute Cabriere, Pierre Jordan, JC Le Roux, Pongracz and Krone.
3. International Wines
You are in for a treat as featured amongst the bubbly’s you will also have the pleasure of welcoming the exquisite Italian Prosecco and Spanish Cava to this year’s event.
4. Sue-Ann Allen from MasterChef South Africa
Sue-Ann Allen became a household name in 2012 as the runner-up in the 1st season of MasterChef South Africa. For three months MasterChef episodes introduced her love for food and ‘never give up’ attitude to people around the country. Sue-Ann, together with another 2 chefs, will be demonstrating the preparation of mouth-watering recipes over the weekend. Look forward to delights such as Baked Oysters with spinach and bacon, Fresh Oysters with candied orange and an onion mint gel and Oyster Tataki with pickled ginger, spring onion, crispy noodle, coriander and Asian style dressing, to name a few.
5. Non-alcoholic Drinks
For the festivalgoers that prefer a non -alcoholic drink, Uber Flavours will be there with their all-natural rooibos craft ice tea. They have four variants, namely Apple and Cinnamon, Honey and Lemon, Mango and Vanilla, and Berry and Buchu. Their teas are halal and kosher, and most diabetic people can drink them too as they contain no added sugar.
6. Food Vendors
Moët will be working closely with a popular sushi provider creating platters that include a selection of fresh delectable sushi served with chilled champagne. Scandalous Foods will be there providing a selection of gourmet burgers, pita’s and wraps and Wahine Food Truck who were a firm favourite last year will once again be dishing up their famous fish and chips, curries and wraps.
7. Gelato on the Go
Gelato on the Go will be at the Oyster and Champagne Festival this year featuring the well-loved Italian ice-cream Gelato. This year they are also introducing their glamourous mini gelato cone which is made with the same Italian Gelato ice-cream but put onto mini sugar cones and coated in chocolate. Yummy we cannot wait to taste this awesome summer treat!
Start planning your outfit, this year's theme is Gold and White, so don't forget to dress up and stand a chance to win the prizes for the best dressed couple.
When: Saturday 14th October 2017 and Sunday 15th October 2017, gates open at 12h00.
Where: Hillcrest Quarry in Durbanville
Tickets: R160 pp, includes branded champagne glass and 5 free tastings