Friday, March 27, 2009

Van Loveren’s blog a SA Blog award finalist

The wine and food blog of Van Loveren Vineyards has been nominated for a South African Blog award. These awards are seen as the “Oscars” of South African bloging and it is a true accomplishment to be nominated.

This premier annual competition is divided into specific categories and the Van Loveren’s Blog ( ) is nominated for the Best Food and Wine blog.

The editor of this blog , Johan Schwartz (Bivio Consulting) , indicated that “It is a great honour and achievement for our team”. Schwartz added that the achievement is emphasized if you look at the quality and stature of the fellow nominees. Fellow nominees include well known wine personalities and sites like Neil Pendock’s blog, and The Cru.

This blog is a celebration of life site with a predominant food and wine theme and has been very successful in the past 12 months. Although the general language of the blog is English some posts and conversation were also done in Afrikaans.

The online voting for the Best South African Food and Wine blog has started and the closing date is the 1st of April. Voting can be done by visiting the blog ( ) and clicking on the SA Blog awards banner.

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