Visitors can enjoy a sneak preview of the culinary fusion and sensory delights as one walks through the Eden of indulgence.
The ‘Emperors Palate’ will offer connoisseurs the opportunity to experience the finest wine estates, scotch-makers and distillers, the best meads, malts and fruits of the vine.
Exhibitors such as Accolades Wines, Boschendal, Landzicht, Windhoek speciality beers and Brand House will present exquisite tasters.
There will also be the amusement park for the little ones with mechanical ponies, face painters, balloon artists, stilt walkers and clowns, and carnival foods such as popcorn, candy, donuts and slush puppies.
Another highlight will be Taverns of the World, where a number of street taverns await. Mediterranean, German, Portuguese, Greek, Italian and even local style cuisine creates an international blend, bringing the world most exquisite flavours to the festival.
Taverns of the World will lead guests into ‘Brewers Lane’ where malt fanatics can sample, buy and enjoy the finest beer South Africa’s craft beer makers have to offer.
Screens will be placed strategically throughout the feast where avid rugby supporters will be able to watch their favourite game.
For those longing for summer, what better way to welcome warmer days than with the Really Good Weekends Beach. The whopping 80m stretch of sandy beach scattered with picnic cushions and island bars will provide the perfect day time family retreat.
The festival will be open on Thursday and Friday from 4pm till 11.30pm, Saturday from 11am till 10.30pm, and on Sunday from 10am till 6pm. Parking will be available next to the D’oreale Grande Hotel and across the resort.
n Two lucky readers can win four tickets each.
To enter the competition, SMS the word ‘Festival’, your name and email address, along with the answer to this very simple question: Who will officially open the doors to the Emperors Food, Drink and Entertainment Festival?
SMS your details and answer to 35718, before midnight, August 25. SMSes are charged at R1.50 each.