In the spirit of celebrating South Africa’s 20 years of democracy, Avondale is showcasing its premium wines in a series of culinary experiences that highlight the many delights of our Rainbow Nation’s diverse cuisine.

Avondale Wines and Executive Chef Adriaan Maree invite you on a voyage of cultural discovery to an African feast on national Heritage Day, 24th of September.  Join us for an exclusive opportunity to experience the versatility of Avondale’s range of extraordinary wines as they complement traditional African dishes prepared by Chef Adriaan Maree. A superb food and wine experience not to be missed.

Wednesday, 24th September 2014 at 12 for 12h30

4-course Menu & Wine pairing @ R450/head

 The cost of Avondale’s Rainbow Nation Culinary Series at Roots Restaurant is R450 per person and includes food, wine, gratuity and entertainment. Reservations are essential.  Call 011 668 7000 or email to book now

Date:                                     Wednesday, 24th September 2014

Time:                                     12 for 12.30pm

Cost:                                      R450 per person (including food, wine, gratuity and entertainment)

Bookings:                            011 668 7000 or email

The executive chef, Adriaan Maree brings a wealth of experience which he has gained over the past 10 years. Highlights in his career include working in London at 2 star Michelin restaurant Claude Bosi, and locally he worked at Hibiscus and also spent two years at Rust and Vrede.

Adriaan’s cooking philosophy is to make light and simple food, but with impactful flavours. He only cooks with fresh ingredients and being big on flavour, he follows the seasons in his choice of produce on the menu.