Franschhoek Wine Valley

Freedom Hill

Freedom Hill Restaurant lends a personal, country-style feel to each food and wine experience. Co-owned and operated by Head Chef Adrian Buchanan, priority is placed on excellence in food and service quality. We are sure to exceed your expectations with a fresh and exciting menu, daily specialities and personalised wine tastings. Escape the bustle of Franschhoek with a relaxing afternoon tea, or sundowners on our patio with its sweeping scenic views across the Berg River Valley towards the majestic Simonsberg Mountain.

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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