After the successful Cabernet Franc Carnival in Cape Town which was presented by Avontuur Estate, fans of this unusual varietal will once again get the chance to celebrate their favourite grape varietal in Gauteng on Friday, 2 June 2017 from 17h00 - 21h00. Winemakers and their Cabernet Franc wines will be at the The Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg, to show off their wines.
Here's five reasons not to miss the Carnival next weekend:
1. All About Quality Cab Francs
It’s the first time you can taste so many quality Cab Francs together in one spot! The show includes a selection of 4-5* Platter’s 2017 wines from highly acclaimed producers like Warwick, Edgebaston, Hermanuspietersfontein, Raats, Ormonde, Rainbow’s End and more.
2. Delicious Food
Start off your weekend on Friday, 2 June with a first round of tastings, then take a break for one of the Chariots Bar’s famous wood-fired pizza’s or Southern Fried Chicken Burgers, using your R50 food coupon, and return to taste and buy the rest of the wines.
3. Live Jazz
Live light jazz and Latino music will be provided by the Swing Cats Trio which will just add to the weekend vibe in a big way!
4. Boutique Wineries
Discover boutique wineries like Callan Williams’s The Garajeest where passion meets expertise as this ex Ballerina goes for the best wines she can make, with enthusiasm and drive.
5. Delaire Graff Rosé
Try the only Rosé on show when luxury Stellenbosch winery Delaire Graff shows off theirgorgeous softly pink interpretation of the varietal.