After two successful years of the Cabernet Franc Carnival, presented by Avontuur Estate, fans of this unusual varietal will once again get the chance to celebrate their favourite grape on Saturday, 20 May 2017 from 11h00-17h00 at the family-owned wine estate between Stellenbosch and Somerset West. Here's five reasons not to miss the Carnival this weekend:
1. All About Cabernet Franc
It’s the perfect place to find out more about this trendy red varietal directly from participating wineries. Ask all your questions now!
2. Taste Bud Sensation
Start off with a lavish breakfast at the Avontuur Estate Restaurant before you start tasting!
3. Top 6 Cabernet Francs of 2017
This is the ONLY place you will ever taste all 6 of the top Cab Francs from this year’s 2017 Cab Franc Challenge! For R75 extra pp, you can book for a tutored tasting presented by Challenge Judge and CWM Christine Rudman in 3 sessions (11h30, 13h00, 15h30). You can also buy a Top 6 pack from Wine of the Month Club at the festival.
4. A Beautiful Setting
Beautiful Avontuur Estate between Stellenbosch and Somerset West, where they are celebrating 21 years of making a single varietal Cab Franc, is the setting for this exclusive wine festival.
5. Purchase Limited Edition Wine Packs
Wine-of the-Month Club is offering limited stock of the 2017 Cab Franc Challenge
T’s & C’s apply. Please note discounted tickets limited to 10 per person.