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Klink Awards 2014

Calling all Franschhoek Wine Valley fans! The Klink Awards are once again inviting foodies, wine lovers, outdoor adventurers and wine farm visitors to show their love and appreciation for South Africa’s Winelands by voting for their favourite nominees in the annual consumer-driven, interactive wine tourism awards. Last year Franschhoek, regarded…

Reuben Riffel stars in MasterChef SA Season 3

MasterChef SA Season 3 has extra special meaning for Franschhoek in that it stars one of its own, none other than chef Reuben Riffel. A celebrity chef in his own right Reuben is recognised throughout the world and has cooked alongside the likes of other well-known foodies such as Martha…

Win 6 tickets to Franschhoek Uncorked!

Franschhoek wineries will be showcasing their superb wines and new releases and have a range of exciting activities lined up for the Franschhoek Uncorked weekend. Want to join us?  We are giving away SIX tickets to Franschhoek Uncorked (valued at R720), courtesy of Franschhoek Wine Valley. To stand a chance of…

Franschhoek Uncorked 27 & 28 September

Get into the swing of spring and sample superb wines at this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, over the weekend of 27 and 28 September. Wineries in and around the Valley will be pulling out the stops showcasing their finest new release wines. This year 21 wineries will be particiapting and…

Ikeys regain the Vino Varsity trophy!

The skies were clear blue last Friday afternoon as the competing teams entered the arena for the 6th annual Vino Varsity Challenge. Tuks arrived early with time to spare for some on-site preparation. Ikeys pulled up with a team of blue-clad supporters and Maties donned face paint and pirate hats.…

Post photos of the mounted horses and win!

Did you notice that Franschhoek had some very special four-footed guests in town this past weekend? Especially for the Franschhoek Bastille Festival we had some very special mounted horses that patrolled our town to keep all our visitors safe! Did you manage to take a photo of our special hooved…

Bastille Festival Competition #3 – win tickets!

Did you know that you can win a fabulous trip for two to the Seychelles at this year’s Franschhoek Bastille Festival? What is the deal? Simply show us your moves on the dance floor on Saturday and Sunday at the Bastille Food & Wine Marquee! What is the catch? We…

Bastille Festival Competition #2 – Win tickets!

Now that we all know that a troupe of dancers from the beautiful islands of the Seychelles will be joining us at the Franschhoek Bastille Festival, we now want to know what dance they will be performing for us! Have a look at this YouTube video to find the answer:…

Bastille Festival competition #1 – win tickets!

To shake off the winter blues, we have invited a special group of dancers to the Franschhoek Bastille Festival! They will be travelling approximately 6 hrs and 45 minutes from their resident country to come and showcase their traditional dance with its typical elegant hip-swaying and shuffling of the feet.…

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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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