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; Antipasti selection lunch (the menu … Read more

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 Instagram photos our festival-goers posted … Read more

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 from from the coastal town … Read more

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, outshone the rest in the … Read more

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 clips of visitors' #franscHHoekmoments as … Read more

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 buddies or your gal pals … Read more