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Franschhoek Summer Wines – 8 February 2014

Download the Franschhoek Summer Wines Programme 2014 for a list of participants and wines that are showcased at the event.

Tasting notes are available below:

Akkerdal - Akkerdal Sophia’s Blush Rosé 2013
Anthonij Rupert Wyne- Cape of Good Hope Altima Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Babylonstoren - Babylonstoren Viognier 2013
The Bernard Series - Chenin Blanc 2013 Old Vine
Black Elephant Vintners - Two Dogs, a Peacock and a Horse Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Boekenhoutskloof - Boekenhoutskloof Semillon 2011
Boschendal – Brut Rose
Eikehof - 2013 Chardonnay
Franschhoek Cellar - Franschhoek Vineyard Semillon 2012
Grande Provence – Grande Provence Sauvignon Blanc 2013
Glenwood - 2012 Chardonnay Vignerons Selection
Haute Cabriere - Pierre Jourdan Belle Rose 1,5L
Holden Manz - Chardonnay 2012
La Bri – Chardonnay 2012
La Chataigne – Kastanje 2013
La Couronne Wine Estate- Merlot Rosè 2013
La Motte - Pierneef Collection, Organically grown, Sauvignon Blanc
La Petite Vigne - Deep Rose 2013
Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards - Leopard’s Leap Culinaria MCC
Lynx Wines - Viognier 2013
Maison Estate - Chardonnay 2012
Morena - Morena Brut Rose
Rickety Bridge - The Foundation Stone White 2013
Rupert & Rothschild Vignerons - Rupert & Rothschild Baroness Nadine 2011
Terra del Capo - Pinot Grigio 2013
Vrede en Lust - Casey’s Ridge Sauvignon Blanc 2013

High res images of the event can be downloaded from the following Dropbox folder:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/fvkyq2ymfooc7n0/sasZnliOlK

Please contact Pippa Pringle at pippa@smartcommunications.co.za for any additional images or information needed.

Franschhoek Articles

Franschhoek may be a small town, but visitors and locals will agree that it is a constant hive of activity! Not only known worldwide for its award-winning wines and fine dining establishments, this quaint French influenced village in the heart of the Winelands is also a popular destination for:

  • horse rides through the vineyards with Pieter Hugo from Paradise Stables.
  • taylor made bicycle rides with Manic Cycles – you decide the pace!
  • catching an old-time favourite movie at the Screening Room at LQF with a glass of wine in hand.
  • learning more about the history of the people of the Cape Winelands at Museum van de Caab at Solms-Delta wine estate.
  • adoring sexy vintage cars at the Franschhoek Motor Museum at L’Ormarins.
  • breathtaking wedding celebrations and unforgettable memories.

Should you, as a media representative, wish to write a feature article on Franschhoek, feel free to contact Pippa Pringle, who will be more than happy to assist with interesting story angles or ideas. She can be reached at pippa@smartcommunications.co.za.

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Franschhoek Images

A number of high resolution photos are for exclusive use of our media partners. Please contact Pippa Pringle at pippa@smartcommunications.co.za to request some photographs.

Franschhoek Publications

We have three top quality local publications in Franschhoek:

The Month
Brett Garner
Tel 083 2600 453
brett@themonth.co.za

The Franschhoek Tatler
Siegfried Schäfer
Tel 021 876 3460
info@franschhoektatler.co.za

Franschhoek Style
Helen Naudé
Tel 021 876 3460
editor@franschhoekstyle.co.za