Meet Eames our Franschhoek Wine Dog for December!

Nestled in the Valley of the Huguenots, one of the world’s premier wine destinations, is Maison Estate. Established in 2005, this youthful vineyard had been a long-time dream of Chris Weylandt, owner of renowned furniture and homeware retailer, Weylandts. Antwan Bondesio, Maison’s acclaimed winemaker began working at the farm in 2005 and three years ago … Read more

Join us at Franschhoek Summer Wines on Saturday 6 February 2016

Get ready for a high summer celebration at this year’s Franschhoek Summer Wines, Saturday, 6 February at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards. Come and taste the Franschhoek Vigneron’s choice for summer. White, rosé or Méthode Cap Classique – all will be revealed on the day! The winemakers have carefully selected their favourites and invite you to … Read more

Boschendal and La Motte excel at Best of Wine Tourism Awards

Both members of the Franschhoek Wine Valley, La Motte and Boschendal were announced as the Cape Town Regional Winners at this year’s 2016 Great Wine Capital Global Network Best of Wine Tourism Awards. The awards, which celebrate innovation and excellence in wine tourism throughout the eight greatest wine regions in the world were announced in … Read more

Franschhoek to host the prestigious Délice Network of Good Food Cities

Franschhoek, regarded by those in the know as South Africa’s Culinary Capital, will play host to The Délice Network of Good Food Cities of the World Conference in early April 2016. Délice is an international network of likeminded cities engaged in promoting the benefits of culinary excellence and good food.  According to Jean-Michel Daclin, President … Read more

Franschhoek Wine Valley ends off 2015 with a stellar performance

In an awards ceremony held on 4 December the Franschhoek Wine Valley was awarded, for the fourth time, the title of Best Local Tourism Authority Information Service (LTA) of the Year, at the Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Tourism Awards.   The prestigious and highly sought after award is bestowed upon a Local Tourism Association … Read more

Beluga – our Franschhoek wine dog for the month of November

Beluga, the youngest member in a family of six furry friends, is our featured Franschhoek Wine Dog for November.  Beluga belongs to Basil and Jane Landau who reside on the farm La Brie, home to South Africa’s heritage Semillon. One of two Great Danes, Beluga and Luna have a very special place in the Landau’s … Read more