Franschhoek Wine Valley

Mar 2015

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The Pretty Blog adds extra sparkle to this year’s Franschhoek Wedding Showcase

Franschhoek is the perfect (and definitely romantic) setting to celebrate the most memorable day of your life. Exquisite views, world class venues, fine dining and award-winning wines complete the package for this special day. A sneak peek of what you can expect will be on offer at the inaugural Franschhoek…

Enter our #franscHHoekmoments Instagram Video competition and WIN a weekend for two

We’re giving away a luxurious weekend for two in Franschhoek – to one lucky Instagrammer! Capture 15 seconds of footage of yourself or your friends enjoying #franscHHoekmoments, whether that’s tasting wine in the valley or enjoying the sights and sounds of Franschhoek and share it with us. The winner will…

Franschhoek supports Earth Hour

Established in 2007 as a light-off event to raise awareness about climate change, Earth Hour has grown in popularity with more than 162 countries and terrorities worldwide supporting this worthy cause in a bid to preserve our planet. Franschhoek Wine Valley and its members will be supporting this amazing project…

Franschhoek’s Excellent Service Rewarded

In an awards ceremony held on 18 March at the Golden Valley Casino in Worcester, the Franschhoek Wine Valley was presented the Service Excellence Award at the Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Tourism Awards. The prestigious Service Excellence Award is bestowed upon a tourism business that best promotes the tourism…

Meet Rez, Kika and Chase – Franschhoek’s wine dogs for March 2015

Grande Provence is home to Hungarian Vizslas, Rez and Kika, and constant companions to winemaker, Karl Lambour. Rez, Kika and Chase also happen to be the Franschhoek Wine Valley Dogs for March.  Hungarian Vizslas are a very old and pure breed dating back some 500 years.  They are highly intelligent,…

Boschendal flies high with SWISS Airline

Reaffirming its position in the industry for producing superb wines, SWISS Airline has selected the Boschendal Chardonnay Reserve Collection 2012 as one of the premium wines for their summer 2015 offering. The wine will be served to First Class passengers onboard SWISS Airline. A pre-determined list was selected by the…

Franschhoek Wedding Showcase 18 April 2015

Franschhoek is the perfect (and definitely romantic) setting to celebrate the most memorable day of your life. Exquisite views, world class venues, fine dining and award-winning wines complete the package for this special day. A sneak peek of what you can expect will be on offer at the inaugural Franschhoek…

Win tickets to the Franschhoek Wedding Showcase

With so many stunning and utterly romantic wedding venues to choose from in Franschhoek, you will be bound to find the perfect spot to tie the knot and celebrate the start of your lifelong journey together! But we know that choosing the perfect venue can be a time-consuming and sometimes stressful endeavour, so…

The New Pink Lynx has Arrived!

Every year Lynx Wines seems to be one of the first wineries to release a wine from the new vintage. This year is no different and on 28 March they are holding the official launch of their delightfully pink Blanc de Noir 2015, only 9 weeks after the grapes were…

Franschhoek joins the prestigious Délice Network of Good Food Cities

Franschhoek, regarded by those in the know as South Africa’s Culinary Capital, has been appointed a member of The Délice Network of Good Food Cities of the World. Délice is an international network of likeminded cities engaged in promoting the benefits of culinary excellence and good food.  According to Jean-Michel…

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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.

Disclaimer

Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.

 

Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road
Franschhoek
7690

Office hours
Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861
info@franschhoek.org.za