Franschhoek Wine Valley

Vrede en Lust

Vrede en Lust, derived from the Dutch “Peace and Eagerness” is a modern wine farm, built on a 320 year old foundation. Its vision is to become one of South Africa’s most loved wineries by delivering a level of customer experience that exceeds all expectations. With its superb views the farm, throughout the years, has become a popular wedding destination to bridal couples throughout South Africa and abroad. Romantic setting, five star service and superb wines. The perfect package. For more information

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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