Cab Franc Carnival 2016 – FAQ’s

1.  DATE, VENUE, TIMES

  • Saturday, 21 May 2016, 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.

 

  1. TICKETS, BOOKINGS.

 

  • The ticket cost is R120 pp. Included in that price is entry to the venue,  a branded wine glass, free wine tasting from 17 participating wineries during the day. Persons under 18 enter free.
  • Tickets at R170 pp includes the above but also a seat in one of the three tutored tastings presented by Avontuur winemaker Jan van Rooyen where the 6 winners of the inaugural Cabernet Franc Challenge can be tasted.
  • Tickets can be obtained from winery@avontuurestate.co.za or +27 21 855-3450. Tickets will not be discounted.
  • Depending on prior ticket sales, tickets will be available at the ticket office on the day.
  • Alcohol will not 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. 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 a la carte breakfast and lunch menu from the Avontuur Estate Restaurant but bookings are essential at openhand@polka.co.za or +27 21 855-4296. Snack platters will be on sale during the day too.  Also Gourmet pizza’s and Waffles from food trucks. 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.
  • Live music will be provided by violin duo Beau Violin.
  • No BYO Food and Drinks are allowed.

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/CabernetFrancCarnival

https://www.twitter.com/CabernetFrancCarnival

 

 

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LOCATION & HOURS

R44, Somerset West,
Cape Town
-34.024951, 18.823062

Restaurant:
Tuesday to Sunday, 9am – 5pm
Wednesdays,Fridays, Saturday, open till 9pm

Tasting Room:
Monday to Friday, 8:30am – 5pm
Saturday to Sunday, 8:30 – 4pm
Summer sundowners, Fridays & Saturdays til 7pm

CLOSED Good Friday, Christmas Day
and New Year’s Day

GENERAL ENQUIRIES:

info@avontuurestate.co.za
+27 (0)21-855-3450