Franschhoek Wine Valley

Jun 2015

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Franschhoek Mystery Weekend Classic – It’s going to be classic!

Going back to basics, yet keeping it stylish with an element of surprise! This will be the focus for the next installment in the fabulous line up of Franschhoek Mystery Weekends. Proving to be extremely popular and selling out fast don’t miss out on this one. Indulge in a weekend…

All in a day at Anthonij Rupert Wine Estate

From June visitors to Anthonij Rupert and L’Ormarins Estates will be able to purchase an ‘all in one’ voucher, which will keep one entertained for the whole day. The Anthonij Rupert Estate package costs R340 per person and includes the following: Wine tasting at the Terra del Capo Tasting Room;…

A few Franschhoek Bastille Festival memories from 2014

Those of you who joined us at last year's Franschhoek Bastille Festival will remember it as being our festival's 21st birthday celebration!  With the 2015 Franschhoek Bastille Festival around the corner (11 & 12 July) we decided to take a trip down memory lane and look back at some of the fun…

Meet Talisker our wine dog for the month of June

Although a large dog, six-year-old Talisker, is a big softy who loves nothing more than to cuddle up next to Whiskey, the family cat, to keep the cold at bay. This handsome Rhodesian Ridgeback calls Haute Cabrière his home and Christiane and Takuan von Arnim his human family.  Talisker comes…

Franschhoek Vignerons excel at inaugural The Sommeliers Selection

With almost 400 entries received for this year’s inaugural The Sommeliers Selection competition Grande Provence and La Motte came out tops in their respective categories. Grande Provence was announced the Trophy winner for its Chardonnay 2013 in the Full / Rich White Wine category. La Motte, also a Trophy winner,…

VIDEO: Your #franscHHoekmoments

Have you ever wondered what a visit to Franschhoek looks like? When we launched our #franscHHoekmoments Instagram competition, we wanted to encourage visitors to our valley to share their experiences via video. We had no idea how beautiful the results would be! We received lots of beautiful little 15 second…

Keep Calm, It’s a Girls’ Franschhoek Mystery Weekend

Episode 2 – 19 & 20 June 2015   Sssh! Hurry before it’s sold out! It’s the next installment in the thrilling line up of Franschhoek Mystery Weekends, and this time it’s a Girls Only offering. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with your BFF, bevy of bookclub…

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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’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • 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.


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.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861