Franschhoek Wine Valley

Mar 2017

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Franschhoek Excels at Mayoral Tourism Awards

In an awards ceremony held on 29 March the Franschhoek Wine Valley was presented with the Best Tourism-Related Events Award at the annual Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Tourism Awards. Franschhoek Wine Valley CEO, Jenny Prinsloo, who passed away tragically late last year, was also honoured at the ceremony with…

Italian-inspired bakery nights at Babylonstoren – a must do!

The Babylonstoren Bakery offers scrumptious Italian-inspired evening meals, but also supplies their shop with freshly baked bread to be enjoyed with delicious local cheeses from their Cheese Room.They grow their own wheat on the farm which is stoneground after harvest. This flour is sold in the Farm Shop, but is also used by the farm's own…

L’Ormarins MCC and nougat – a pairing of the senses

The latest offering to emerge from the Anthonij Rupert Tasting Room is guaranteed to get your taste buds tickling with delight, as the L’Ormarins MCC and nougat pairing takes bubbly enjoyment to the next level. Breaking with tradition the estate’s three L’Ormarins Methodé Cap Classiques (MCC) have each been paired…

Franschhoek Vignerons excel at 2017 Cab Franc Challenge

The winners of the 2nd South African Cabernet Franc Challenge, which included two Franschhoek producers, were announced last week at an exclusive event in Stellenbosch. My Wyn secured a position on the sought after Top 6 list for their 2014 Cabernet Franc. The judging panel had a tough time selecting…

Toast the harvest at Mont Rochelle this Saturday

This March Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyard invites budding vintners to experience the rich traditions that go into every drop of Mont Rochelle wine with its Harvest Festival. On Saturday 11th March guests will be welcomed to Country Kitchen for a light breakfast before being chauffeured, wine maker style,…

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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