Owned by the Taberer family since 1984, the property has recently undergone impressive renovations. Apart from its wines and horses, Avontuur is now also a spectacular wedding and events venue.
With sweat dripping down our faces, we catch the bus by a split second. We’re not too sure yet if it is, in fact, the correct bus, but we keep our fingers crossed. I’m trusting that my basic Italiano will not fail us today on this mission.
The connections between South Africa and the island of St Helena are numerous, given that Cape Town has shipped food and supplies to the remote British Overseas Territory ever since the two were bases of the Dutch and British East India Companies respectively.