Franschhoek Wine Valley

Dec 2015

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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…

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…

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…

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. …

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…

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…

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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