1. DATE, VENUE, TIMES
  • Saturday, 18 May 2018, 11h00-16h00.
  • 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 16h00.
  • Avontuur Estate is the venue sponsor for the Cabernet Franc Carnival.
  • In case of inclement weather, the event will move indoors and will continue as planned.
  1. TICKETS
  • The ticket cost is R250 pp from www.plankton.mobi.
  • Included in that price is entry to the venue, a branded wine glass, free wine tastings from 21 participating wineries during the day and a R50 food coupon to spend at any of the food vendors on site.
  • Tickets bought on the day at the Box Office (if there are still left!) will be R280 pp.
  • Persons under 18 enter free, but no alcohol will be served to under 18’s.
  • 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. TUTORED TASTINGS
  • Tickets at an extra R150 pp books a seat in one of the three tutored tastings presented by Cape Wine Master and Head of the 2019 Judging Panel of the Cab Franc Challenge, Christine Rudman.
  • This is the only spot where the Top 6 wines of the 2019 Cabernet Franc Challenge can be tasted together.
  • Tickets are limited to 20 seats per session and must be obtained beforehand from plankton.mobi
  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.
  • Background music will be provided.
  • Visitors may taste and purchase wine from the participating wineries. Cash, Snapscan, Zapper & Credit Cards as per each winery’s offering.
  • 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 outlets include Gourmet pizza’s, Gourmet Burgers, Wraps etc. Vegetarian options are available.
  • 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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