In the Media


Livingspace – Cassidy Nydahl

The Power of the Moon If the moon influence the tides of the ocean, why should't it have an effect on the rest of nature? This is what a few local winemakers are asking.  

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Inside Guide – Tamlyn Ryan

Faber, a place of culinary magic in the winelands Nestled at the foot of the Klein Drakenstein mountains, in the south of Paarl, Faber restaurant at Avondale Estate delights the senses.

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Inspired Living – Fiona Rossiter

Top South African Wine Summer 2017 Summer in the Cape means spending a great deal more time outdoors and enjoying the glorious weather! In heat of the season fresher, lighter wines such as Sauvignon Blanc, Dry Rose, Chenin Blanc and MCC tend to replace their heavier,...

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Decanter – Top 25 New World Sparkling Wines

Our experts tasted through 95 latest-release premium bubblies from North and South America, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa to bring you the best 25 available in the UK today. Andy Howard MW analyses the results.

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Prestige Magazine – Chris Buchanan

‘Organic’ might be a buzzword in winemaking but not at Avondale. Here it’s a way of life and a philosophy that permeates the winemaking, the viticulture and the people. The motto is Terra Est Vita (soil is life) and judging by Cyclus, life at Avondale is good.

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Pretoria News – Hennie Fisher

Just as thrilling as it is to meet somebody you only heard of face-to-face, and realising they’re genuinely nice. it is equally wonderful to encounter a wine on the same basis.

The farm has been producing grapes since 1693, but Avondale Wines have only been around in its present guise since 1996 when the present owners acquired the farm. Avondale as a brand should be on one’s radar, but the lovely story and ethos behind the wine making on the farm might not be as well known.

Owner/viticulturist and all-rounds holistic living expert Johnathan Grieve regaled us at Fermier restaurant with tales about Avondale’s biodynamic approach to winemaking.

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