Testimonials

Testimonials

  • I just love John Ford's pictures - truly capturing all the awesome wine events we get to. See them at adamastorbacchus.blogspot.comShante Hutton, wine.co.za   
  • Thank you for the beautiful pictures and write-up – your pics are out of this world – The one of the cellar especially – would love to get that on a wall somewhere!! Mariaan Harris, Vondeling Wine Estate
  • Thanks for another fantastic newsletter! It boggles the mind that you are able to produce writing of this quality with the very limited time you have! - Erica, Erica Meles Public Relations
  • John Ford is one of Cape Town's most highly respected food and wine personalities. He has gained respect from consumers and his peers first with the multi-award winning Main Ingredient, which he co-founded with his wife. Through the years John has shared his vast knowledge of food, wine, photography and his love for Cape Town with his enthusiastic followers, clients and fellow-food and wine lovers. 

    Errieda Du Toit

    , owner, Errieda du Toit PR
  • John is highly professional, experienced, personable, and a treasure chest of information! - Richard Hilton, Pax Verbatim Vineyards
  • John is always able to give a great service and find the foods you wish to have - Lorna Powe, Johannesburg
  • John Ford is a generous good food guru and one of the finest food writers I know (forthright and thoroughly engaging). His warm, unpretentious expertise is an added bonus to the surprisingly affordable services he offers in all things to do with good times, great food and grand wines - Nicole Turner, Cape Town
  • I have been associated with John in the SA wine industry for the last 6 years. He has a deep knowledge of both wine and the wine industry as a whole, and is unceasingly passionate about both. Forthright, entertaining, a firm believer in doing the right thing right! I have enjoyed working with John, and Lynne, and would recommend their knowledge of food, wine, tourism and photography to anyone! - Stephen Digby, Owner, Manuka @ Southeys
  • John is an experienced and expert tour guide specialising in wine and food, in which fields his knowledge is extensive - Stephen Flesch, Owner, Gourmet Wine Tours
  • John is a dedicated tour operator whether for wine or photography clients. I have known John for many years and can rely on him to provide just the right services for my clients. Looking forward to working with him on future bookings - Lindsey Neale-Rozga, Owner, Wine Tours Australia & New Zealand
  • Your tour was one of the highlights of our Cape Town stay in 2007 and we look forward to seeing you again - Diane and Scott Ulrich, Hawaii
  • Virginia, there is only one person I would use and that is John Ford.  Total professional - Michael Olivier, Editor, Crush!
  • We found John to be competent, reliable and well informed in all areas of his business. Additionally his manner, professionalism and positive outlook complement his hard work - even at the end of the day when he has the opportunity to showcase his knowledge of food and wine over enjoyable conversation. We would not hesitate to use John's services in the future - Diana Loots, Perth, Australia
  • I can highly recommend John Ford, whether you are looking for an expert guide to take you around the Cape Winelands, someone to recommend/sell you some unique wines, or in need of some gourmet foods and ingredients you cannot find anywhere else. Not only is the service and expertise level top-notch, but John is also an amazing person that is truly passionate about what he does. John and his partner Lynne are great people and are the perfect guides on all your food and wine adventures in the Western Cape - Yves Van Kerrebroeck, Belgium
  • I have come to know John in the course of my food and and wine writing career. I find him to be well informed, engaging and focussed. his love of food and wine is borne out in his tireless promotion of what the Cape Winelands has to offer - Norman McFarlane, Correspondent, Bolander Lifestyle & Property:
  • I've known John in a professional capacity for a couple of years now, and he has always been most professional in his approach to his role in the South African wine industry as marketer, ambassador, representative of South Africa and South African wines, and in his approach to business colleagues within in the industry. His integrity is without doubt, and he goes out of his way to help friends and colleagues alike for the benefit of the industry as a whole - Fiona Phillips, CEO, Cybercellar.com