Third Cab Franc Carnival at Avontuur a success for the varietal

By May 24, 2017November 11th, 2019General
The third Cabernet Franc Carnival, presented by Avontuur Estate took place again on Saturday, 20 May 2017 on the terraces and expansive lawn at this family-owned wine estate between Stellenbosch and Somerset West.

Around 350 wine lovers enjoyed the wine tastings, relaxing with friends and the tutored tastings of the Top 6 wines in the 2017 Cab Franc Challenge, presented by head of the judging panel and Cape Wine Master Christine Rudman.
Participating wineries were: Avontuur Estate, CK Wines, Doolhof Wine Estate, Edgebaston, Hannay Wines, Hermanuspietersfontein, Knorhoek Wine Farm, Lynx Wines, My Wyn, Nelson Wine Estate, Oldenburg Vineyards, Ormonde Vineyards, Spookfontein Wines, Raats Family Wines, Rainbow’s End Wine Estate, The Garajeest, Uva Mira Mountain Vineyards, Vrede en Lust, Warwick Estate, Whalehaven and Zorgvliet Wines.

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