■ The Wade Bales Cap Classique and Gin Affair takes place on Saturday October 27 and Sunday October 28 at the Grand Africa Café & Beach, V&A Waterfront, from 1pm to 5pm. There will be over 75 of South Africa’s premium MCCs including Graham Beck, Steenberg, Simonsig, Tanzanite, Boschendal and Silverthorn as well as 50 craft and international gins to taste, with producers present to share their knowledge. Tickets cost R350 and include a Champagne glass, unlimited tastings of all bubbly and gin products showcased on the day, as well as six fresh oysters. Sushi and pizza will be on sale. Book through Quicket.