Franschhoek Wine Valley

Mar 2012

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Taste the valley’s exceptional wines at Franschhoek Summer Wines

This weekend on Saturday 31st March an exceptional new wine event will be hosted at Leopard’s Leap Vineyards in the picturesque Franschhoek Wine Valley. Franschhoek Summer Wines will present 31 Vignerons de Franschhoek members from the valley, who will each be showcasing one of their top summer wines for tasting…

Singular food and wine experience at Holden Manz in Franschhoek

Taste the wide range of Holden Manz wines and experience the magic of food and wine pairing at this magnificent boutique wine estate nestled between two rivers with majestic views of the Franschhoek mountains. With Karl Lambour and Schalk Opperman heading the winemaking team, there are great things happening on…

Win two tickets to Franschhoek Summer Wines!

Win two tickets to Franschhoek Summer Wines and join us for a tasting of 30 of Franschhoek’s wineries’ top summer wines! Tickets to this exclusive event are limited to 350, and by entering this competition you stand a chance of winning tickets to this social calendar highlight. To enter all you…

The 2012 Veuve Cliquot Polo Masters upped the glamour stakes once again

Cape Town and Johannesburg’s social set were out in full force this weekend at the second annual Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo at Val de Vie Estate in Cape Town. Following the success of last year’s event, which was the champagne brand’s first foray into African polo, the 2012 Veuve Clicquot…

Leopard’s Leap Vineyards and Liam Tomlin Foods – the perfect marriage

The opening of the Liam Tomlin Foods Culinary Studio and Leopard’s Leap Vineyards was held on 16 and 17 February 2012. The property boasts an innovative state-of-the-art demonstration kitchen, run by Liam Tomlin, a beautifully designed tasting room for Leopard’s Leap wines and a shop with designer kitchen items. The…

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.

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