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December Newsletter 2020 - Avontuur Estate

7 December 2020  -  Avontuur Estate

2020 – one month to go, two words: finish strong! You may have heard this before: how you end this season determines how you start the next. We are so grateful to all our customers who have supported us this year and those overseas that we will still reunite with soon - we miss you.

Cape summer evenings can be treasured at Avontuur. Tuesday to Saturday from the 15th of December till the end of February 2021. Don’t forget, the brand new Avontuur Venue facilities will be opening for business in December too. Our brand new accommodation offering is next to none boasting en-suite luxury rooms, swimming pool, tennis court, gym facility, conference room, lawn and gardens all on a beautiful historical property in a prime location with incredible views of Table Mountain.

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For event bookings/enquiries/information please email or call 021 855 3450.

Breeding & Sales
All foals have been delivered safely, which in thoroughbred breeding is quite an achievement. Well done stud team! A couple of highlights of the new arrivals has to be the half-sister to champion colt Tempting Fate as well as the impressive looking Bambina Stripes filly by Vercingetorix.

On the stallion front, Var has worked admirably on limited mares despite his age and we’ve had great support for Oratorio especially his loyal shareholders. No doubt some exciting progeny of these two classy stallions to grace the tracks in years to come.

Preparation is well underway for 7 of our yearlings heading to the Cape Premier Yearling Sales on the 28th of January. The new venue for the sales at De Grendel Wine Estate will certainly offer a pleasant experience. For more info on Avontuur Stud, sales and breeding contact 021 855 3450 or

We had a promising return to race sponsorship over the past weekend, albeit small, it was great to see our green and white brand on the refurbished Kenilworth Track - exciting for Cape Racing. The excitement doubled when our sponsored jockey Luke Ferraris won the race on Malmoos for loyal supporter Mike De Kock. Luke is flying our flag high around the country whilst MJ Byleveld recovers from his unfortunate injury. Hang in there MJ.

The Cape Summer Season is well on its way and our champion, Tempting Fate, runs again in early December. All the competitive and exciting racing action happening around the country this season is not to be missed.

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Wine Specials & Promo
Introducing our brand new addition to the Premier Range: Talk of The Town - Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve. Avontuur Cabernet Sauvignon has performed consistently over the years and winemaker Jan van Rooyen has crafted this with an extra touch of class and care. Named after our new stallion and aptly so as Stellenbosch is known for producing world-class Cab. What a wine.

Popular demand has twisted our arm to continue the November Special and allow you to stock up your summer holiday wine fridge for less.

3 pack of Rosé 2020 or a 3 pack of Sauvignon Blanc 2020 for R250 (normally R300). Valid December 2020.

Make your visit worthwhile by picking up some beautifully crafted gift items. After all ‘Tis The Season. Avontuur’s Gift Shop in the wine tasting room has Olive Oil, Olives, Tapenade, Preserves, Candles, Scented sprays, Cordials, Snacks, wine accessories and more.

Our Restaurant has some extra special Christmas and New Year Dinners planned. We remain open every day in the Festive Season and with our newly renovated spaces we have spacious seating both indoor and outdoor.

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