5 Reasons Not To Miss the Cabernet Franc Carnival

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!

Christiaan Kuhn from CK Wines chats about his wine. 

Christiaan Kuhn from CK Wines chats about his wine. 

2. Taste Bud Sensation

Start off with a lavish breakfast at the Avontuur Estate Restaurant before you start tasting!

Breakfast and bubbly to start off the day. 

Breakfast and bubbly to start off the day. 

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. 

The 2017 Top 6

The 2017 Top 6

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. 

Avontuur is set against the Helderberg overlooking False Bay. 

Avontuur is set against the Helderberg overlooking False Bay. 

5. Purchase Limited Edition Wine Packs

Wine-of the-Month Club is offering limited stock of the 2017 Cab Franc Challenge

 

Save when you buy your tickets online by using Good Taste’s code #CABFRANCCARNIVALWP. Get yours now as space is limited! For more about the Cab Franc Carnival and where to get your tickets click here: bit.ly/2pZ9lN5 

T’s & C’s apply. Please note discounted tickets limited to 10 per person.