Join Avondale’s Proprietor, Johnathan Grieve at Buxtons La Cave Liquors, La Lucia Mall in La Lucia for an intimate and fascinating tasting of Avondale’s wines.  You’ll discover how Avondale uniquely uses the best of modern science, organic and biodynamic practices to create a living system that is perfectly attuned to the rhythms of the cosmos, producing extraordinary wines approved by Mother Nature.  The date is 13th March 2014 at 6.30 for 7pm.  Call Myles or Lance on 031 5726073031 5726073 to book.

The 2014 FNB Mpumalanga Wine ShowWe’ll be joining around 60 of the Cape’s top wine producers to present our nature-friendly wines to the wine-lovers of the Lowveld on Friday 14 and Saturday 15 March 2014, from 17:00 to 21:00 at the Ingwenyama Conference and Sports Resort, on R40 between Nelspruit and White River.  Tickets cost R130 per person and include unlimited tastings and a wine tasting glass.  They can be purchased online at, at Money Market counters in Shoprite Checkers stores and at the entrance.

Avondale’s outstanding MCC Armilla is proudly on show at a few upcoming Bubbly Festivals that are not to be missed:

Meander Fine Wine Bubbly Festival – Friday 21 March at Bellvue Cafè in Kloof,  Durban from 12h00 to 17h00 and Saturday 22 March at Piggly Wiggly in Lions River from 12h00 to 17h00.  Tickets are R250, and available at or at the entrance.  The price includes a complimentary tasting glass and a book of Bubbly tasting vouchers. Live music will add to the festive atmosphere and a selection of fine foods will be available for purchase.

Sizwe Ntsaluba Gobodo Celebration of Bubbles Festival We’ll take our place amongst 25 local and international bubbly producers at this inaugural event taking place on 29 and 30 March 2014 at Inanda Polo Club, Sandton, Johannesburg, from 12h00 – 18h00.  Tickets are R250, available online from Webtickets or at the entrance, and include 10 tasting tokens and a champagne flute.  You’ll enjoy gourmet food and live entertainment.

We hope to see you at one, or more, of these exciting wine events!