Franschhoek Wine Valley

Amy Kleinhans-Curd

Successful business woman, sought-after public speaker, philanthropist and brand spokesperson, Amy Kleinhans-Curd sits on the board of several international companies. Her background and tireless efforts in the field of education have transformed the lives of millions of children in South Africa.

Amy was crowned Miss South Africa in 1992 and was quickly besieged with offers to involve herself in various businesses and causes. Armed with a Degree in Higher Education, Amy focused on creating a company that would have a massive impact on education throughout South Africa. She established Dial-A-Teacher, a nationwide phone-in advisory service for children and teachers, and is also a patron of ChildLine and the Sunshine Association for disabled children. Amy was also nominated as Rapport / City Press Prestige Woman of the Year in 2004.

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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.