Avontuur Wine and Thoroughbred Estate is situated on the south-western slopes of
the Helderberg on the R44 road which connects Somerset West and Stellenbosch, in
South Africa's prime wine growing district.
The Estate boasts a cosy tasting room where tastings of all Avontuur wines are
conducted daily as well as a restaurant offering a mediterranean-inspired a-la-carte
menu with daily and seasonal specials. Patrons are welcome to sit outside on the
terrace and enjoy the view over False Bay or in winter inside, in front of the
fireplace. The restaurant is open daily for breakfast & lunch and for dinner from
Wednesdays to Saturdays in the summer season.
Avontuur consists of 41 ha vineyards and produces approximately 300 tons of
grapes annually. Winemaker Jan van Rooyen was appointed on 1 January 2011.
The vineyards are planted with 60% red varietals and 30% white varietals.
The Reds are: Cabernet Sauvignon & Franc, Merlot, Pinotage, Pinot Noir, Petit
Verdot and Shiraz. The Whites are: Chardonnay, Viognier and Sauvignon Blanc.
The estate has been owned by the Taberer family since 1984.
Lying restfully amongst the vines on the estate is the beautiful Avontuur
Stud Farm where the emphasis has always been on quality rather than
In fact Avontuur's premier range of wines bears testimony to some of the
finest horses to have passed through the farm: Baccarat (Bordeaux blend),
Luna de Miel (Chardonnay Reserve), Sarabande (Sauvignon Blanc Reserve),
Dominion Royale (Shiraz Reserve), Minelli (Pinot Noir Reserve) and Legal Eagle
(Cabernet Franc Reserve) live on in the wonderful wines which are nurtured in our
Avontuur also produces a 10-year old potstilled Brandy which is exquisitely packaged
and perfect as a gift idea. The range is rounded off with a limited quantity of hand-
crafted Methode Cap Classique Sparkling wine and a Merlot Magnum.
For more information on the Estate, visit our website on
www.avontuurestate.co.za or contact us at Telephone +27 21 855-3450 or
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Avontuur Estate, or on twitter @AvontuurEstate or on Instagram at avontuur_estate.