Rhonda Paulsen from Plumstead, Sloane Poggenpoel from Kensington, Nicole Johaanisen from Lansdowne and Carla Solomons from Athlone, enjoyed the festival.

The Mindful Drinking Festival took place on Sunday October 20 on the lawns of the Kirstenbosch Stone Cottages in Newlands. The festival was hosted by Mindful Drinking SA, a movement that is motivated to help make it socially acceptable to choose non-alcoholic drinks in any situation. The event included live music from Zolani Mahola, The Porchlights, Hatchetman, Dax Butler and Pravda; a blind-tasting event for the public MC-ed by Nik Rabinowitz; a workshop programme about mindful drinking and alcohol-free brewing and distilling; and food stalls.