Franschhoek Wine Valley

Jul 2015

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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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



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