“Local is Lekker” at Avontuur this month

Avontuur Estate is celebrating Heritage Day with a whole month’s worth of activities to suit wine lovers and foodies.
Start off early in the month with a Vinoteque tasting on Saturday, 5 September from 11h00-12h30 celebrating the best of Avontuur’s heritage wines with winemaker Jan van Rooyen. “We chose beautifully aged red and white wines for the tasting, some of which will come as a surprise especially if you are a believer in drinking only newly released white wines,” he says. The price of R100 pp includes a welcome drink, the tasting, a light lunch and something sweet. Bookings: winery@avontuurestate.co.za or +27 21 855- 3450.

From Friday, 18/9 to Sunday, 27/9 the Avontuur Estate Restaurant is featuring a range of heritage-inspired dishes on its “Daily Specials Blackboard.” They will change regularly but guests can expect influences from across the ancestral spectrum including Afrikaans, Malay, Indian, French and British cuisine. Bookings: openhand@polka.co.za +27 21 855-4960.
Heritage Day itself on the 24th features the annual communal table in the tasting room, or weather permitting outside on the terrace, where visitors can enjoy a platter with locally inspired bites like Biltong Paté, a Bobotie Spring roll, a selection of local charcuterie and cheeses, typical condiments and a complimentary glass of Avontuur Cabernet/Merlot for only R140 pp. Bookings not required, but if you are a groupm, it might be better to book at winery@avontuurestate.co.za.
The monthly wine pairing in the tasting room completes the heritage theme with four wines paired with South African favourites, a biltong and dried wors selection @ R50 pp. The Tasting Room is open daily and no bookings are required.

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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

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

Tasting Room:
Monday to Saturday, 8.30am – 5pm
Sunday, 8.30am – 4pm

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

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