1. DATE, VENUE, TIMES

 

  • Saturday, 20 May 2017, 11h00-17h00.
  • Avontuur Estate, off the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West.
  • Directions: avontuurestate.co.za or +27 21 855-3450 or winery@avontuurestate.co.za
  • Gates open at 11h00. Event closes at 17h00.
  • Avontuur Estate is the main sponsor and the venue sponsor for the Western Cape Cabernet Franc Carnival.

 

  1. TICKETS, TUTORED TASTINGS, BOOKINGS.

 

  • The ticket cost is R200 pp. Included in that price is entry to the venue,  a branded wine glass, free wine tasting from 21 participating wineries during the day and a R50 food coupon to spend at any of the food vendors on site.
  • Persons under 18 enter free, but no alcohol will be served to under 18’s.
  • Tickets at an extra R75 pp books a seat in one of the three tutored tastings presented by Cape Wine Master and Head of the 2017Judging Panel of the Cab Franc Challenge, Christine Rudman. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL.
  • This is the only spot where the Top 6 wines of the 2017 Cabernet Franc Challenge can be tasted as the wines from two of the winning wineries are sold out and stock was kept only for these tastings.
  • Tickets can be obtained from plankton.mobi or www.computicket.com or their outlets.
  • Depending on prior ticket sales, tickets will be available at the gate on the day.
  • The organisors and sponsors support responsible drinking and driving and recommend that visitors make use of taxi services, Uber or allocate a designated driver.

 

  1. PARKING AND ACCESS FOR WHEELCHAIRS,DISABLED FACILITIES

 

  • Avontuur Estate is wheelchair friendly and offers disabled facilities.
  • However, due to the numbers of visitors expected, parking may be up to 300m away from the main festival area. In case visitors want to arrange for a drop-off zone, please contact The Tasting Room at Avontuur  Estate to make arrangements.
  • On arrival visitors will be directed to one of several parking areas. Visitors may have to walk approximately 300m to reach the festival site.

 

  1. ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAMME FOR THE DAY

 

  • The event is held outdoors, although plans are in place for inclement weather.
  • Seating is provided, although visitors are welcome to bring their own lawn seating like picnic blankets, low chairs.
  • Visitors may taste and purchase wine from the participating wineries. Cash & Credit Cards.
  • Food for sale include a full breakfast and lunch menu from the Avontuur Estate Restaurant but bookings are essential at openhand@polka.co.za or +27 21 855-4296.
  • Other food options include Boerie Rolls, coffee and hot chocolate from the Avontuur Restaurant food stall on the lawn, Gourmet pizza’s, Waffles and Prego Rolls.
  • Soft drinks/water and coffee is available for non-drinkers.
  • Kids are welcome to play on the extensive lawns, but parents are requested to keep an eye on them as  Avontuur Estate is a working farm.
  • No BYO Food and Drinks are allowed.
  1. EXTRA INFORMATION

 

Organisors:         Cobie van Oort – cobie@cvomarketing.co.za

Björn van Oort – bjorn@cvomarketing.co.za

Office hours tel no:  +27 21 981-0216

https://www.facebook.com/CvoMarketingPtyLtd

 

Social Media links.

 

https://www.facebook.com/CabFrancCarnival

https://www.twitter.com/Cabfrancarnival

https://www.instagram.com/cabfranccarnival/

 

Avontuur Estate Tasting Room:  winery@avontuurestate.co.za or +27 21 855-3450

www.avontuurestate.co.za

 

 

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