Last weekend I spent my Saturday at the Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne festival courtesy of J. C. Le Roux who gave me a double ticket.
This year, the theme was black and white which was fabulous as the monochrome trend is still big right now making it very easy to do. The end result was a very elegant-looking crowd that sipped and schmingled at tables scattered under the sun while a band played a stream of laid back popular covers. Think Live, Dave Matthews and Counting Crows. Very, very nice.
Presented by Mastercard, guests got a ‘credit card’ and champagne glass on arrival (‘ooh hello! Deffo my type of festival’) with the former being loaded with ten tastings. This way, you could mosey around from stall to stall and ‘buy’ a tasting from each wine farm with your card. Bottles were also available to purchase at rock…
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