White Bean and Mushroom Soup

Winter White Bean soup

A tasty way to use White Beans & Mushrooms this Winter The winter pleasures of a steamy cup of soup to warm up your belly. I know some of you might view soup as an entrée only, but it can be so much more. The difference depends on the type of soup (vegetable stock or cream base)…

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Winner of Avondale pairing

Winter Warmer Winner!

Thank you to all the people who entered the Avondale Winter Warmer pairing competition. The question was; “How many soil types does Avondale have on their land?” If you said 13 different soil types, you were correct! Congratulations Andrea Firth! * You will be contacted directly about the details of your prize. If you did not win…

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The Cape Winelands

What to do on a (public holiday) in the Western Cape?

On the 16th of June we celebrated Youth Day as well as Father’s Day. The public holiday fell on a Sunday, which means the following Monday will automatically turn into a public holiday. If you weren’t sure what to do; here is some info you can use for the next public holiday or this weekend. What…

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A Winter Pairing – Part 2

A night with a few ladies, Avondale wine, and Reuben’s soup The 6 phase pairing includes traditional classics as well as adventurous combinations of soup created by chef Reuben Riffel from Reuben’s. Each phase was carefully paired with a wine from Avondale’s selection of wine. If you are a food connoisseur or just looking to do…

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Avondale

Winters are made for Soup and Wine

Wine from Avondale & soup from Reuben’s [Source: www.avondalewine.co.za] As we stand and watch the sun setting over the beautiful Klein Drakenstein mountains in Paarl, South Africa. We are greeted with warm smiles by the Avondale family on a chilly evening. [The glass of Armilla Méthode Cap Classique might have helped a bit.] 😉 Exploring the Avondale farm! The evening started…

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