Monthly Archives: January 2012
Every month cellar door staff from Franschhoek wineries get together for the Vignerons de Franschhoek Wine Ambassadors Programme. The tasting is held at at a different wine farm every month and in this way staff get to experience the offerings of other wineries in their own area. In doing this it becomes easier for cellar door staff to refer guests … Continue reading
This exciting initiative builds on Franschhoek’s reputation as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa, taking the concept of a food and wine experience to an entirely new level. Offering visitors an array of innovative food, wine and lifestyle experiences is truly unique to the Cape Winelands. The route is available throughout the year and includes, amongst others, food and wine … Continue reading
The Franschhoek Wine Valley is proud to announce its Community Tourism Route. The route encourages visitors to experience the diversity of this beautiful valley. Our various communities welcome visitors with open arms and they are eager to share their heritage. The route boasts a rich cultural history. It covers a large area of the Franschhoek Wine Valley and includes communities … Continue reading
During the winter months visitors to the picturesque and tranquil Franschhoek Wine Valley can look forward to an unforgettable Secret Season, which will run from May until October. Popular attractions in and around the area, which include restaurants, wine estates, accommodation establishments and retail shops will be presenting visitors with special winter offerings. For further information on the Secret Season, … Continue reading
An introduction to the magnificent Franschhoek Wine Valley in the Cape winelands of South Africa. Nestled against majestic mountain, Franschhoek is home to award-winning wine estates and restaurants, boutique hotels and luxury guest houses and wonderful retail shops.
The Franschhoek Valley – first settled by French Huguenot refugees in 1688 – mixes magical ingredients to create unforgettable experiences. When it comes to accommodation in Franschhoek the options are endless, with accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Decide between classic auberges, boutique hotels, lavish country lodges, cosy B&Bs, pleasant guesthouses or comfortable self-catering cottages. Franschhoek is the gourmet … Continue reading