Franschhoek Wine Valley

Sep 2015

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Meet Chablis, our wine dog for September!

Meet Chablis, the 10-year-old Golden Retriever from La Chataigne, and our Wine Dog for September.  Chablis gets her name from the well-known Chardonnay in Burgundy, France, famous for its honey scented flavour and straw colour. Her owners Richard and Julie Parkfelt brought her to the farm as a puppy where…

Share your love for Franschhoek by voting in the 2015 Klink Awards!

It’s that time of the year when consumers throughout South Africa are called upon to vote for their favourite in the annual Klink Awards. It’s thanks to the Franschhoek Wine Valley fans that we were able clinch The ‘Happy Times’ Award for the Most Memorable Route for the past three years…

The 2015 Klink Awards Season Kicks off in Franschhoek

On Friday, 11 September the 2015 Klink Awards was officially launched at a media event in Franschhoek. Franschhoek, voted by consumers as the best wine route in the Klink Awards for the past three years and nominated again this year, was the perfect venue for this year’s launch. Showcasing some…

Leopard’s Leap and Open Book announce winner of wine label design competition

The winner of the wine label design competition hosted by Leopard's Leap and the Open Book Literary Festival was announced on 8 September, at the opening ceremony of the festival, held at The Book Lounge in Cape Town. Debbie Poswell, a freelance designer from Cape Town was selected from 69…

Grande Provence welcomes Spring with White Blend Wine & Dine Collaboration dinner

Grande Provence is showcasing exceptional white blends from top end wineries for their first Spring Wine & Dine Collaboration dinner on Friday, 25 September. Grande Provence winemaker Karl Lambour will be joined by the winemakers of Strandveld Vineyards, De Morgenzon and Tokara for an evening of pure gourmet delight for…

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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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