Leeu Collection acquires world-class Le Quartier Francais

A new and exciting time will be introduced at one of the world's most romantic places to stay, Le Quartier Français in Franschhoek, when Analjit Singh of Leeu Collection and his family take over this boutique hotel situated in the Cape Winelands, South Africa, as new owners from Susan Huxter and her family on September … Read more

Wining and dining at Haute Cabrière

When it comes to alfresco dining, it’s hard to beat Haute Cabrière’s spectacular outdoor setting and its breath-taking views of the Franschhoek valley. But even when it’s cold outside, the cavernous restaurant (carved into a mountain range) is an ideal place to cosy up with some good food. Photo courtesy of Haute Cabriere Chef Ryan … Read more

Meet Puttonyos – our Franschhoek wine dog for July 2015

My name is Puttonyos and I am a Cocker Spaniel. I reside on the beautiful Four Paws Wine farm in the Franschhoek Wine Valley.  I am named after the sugar level in the Tokaj sweet wine, Aszú, which originates from Hungary. The more Puttonyos the sweeter the wine, with anything from four, five or six … Read more

Franschhoek Bastille Festival Photo Competition Winner

We are pleased to congratulate Karisa Nicholls for winning six tickets to Franschhoek Uncorked on 26 & 27 September! We loved her Franschhoek Bastille festival image taken at the Food & Wine Marquee this past weekend: We have also captured a few of our festival-goers’ Franschhoek Bastille Festival moments below. Thank you all for joining us this past … Read more