Franschhoek Wine Valley


EBONY is a unique and exclusive design space that showcases the best in modern South African furniture, home accessories and fine art. The team at EBONY design a range of bespoke, contemporary South African furniture and also work with the leading creators from across the country. The company offers an interior design service advising on numerous design projects both in SA and abroad. EBONY has built a strong relationship with world renowned and collectible South African artists whose work can be seen at the EBONY gallery.


EBONY shows classic and contemporary South African paintings and artworks by some of the most recognised and collectible South African artists. Artists whose work has been exhibited in the gallery to date include Diederick During, The Heath Family, Gordon Vorster, Cecil Skotnes, Peter Clarke, Carl Buchner, Ndikhumbule Ngqanimbe, Sibusiso Duma and various others. EBONY also works closely with celebrated sculptors and ceramicists like Dylan Lewis, Katherine Glenday, Andile Dyalvane, Warrick Kemp and Caroline van der Merwe. EBONY is constantly evolving its collection through acquisitions and collaborations with other galleries and artists.


EBONY’s quirky style really comes to the fore in its collection of eclectic accessories and homeware. This constantly evolving range includes items for the home or just for fun!

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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.


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.