Franschhoek Wine Valley

Feb 2016

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The Winter Sculpture Fair returns to Nirox on 7 and 8 May 2016

Artlogic’s popular Winter Sculpture Fair returns to the Nirox Sculpture Park near the Cradle of Humankind on the weekend of 7 and 8 May 2016. This year the Nirox Foundation has partnered with Yorkshire Sculpture Park to create a remarkable exhibition of 40 international and local works. Experience this world-class…

Vote for our Wine Dog of the Year and win

To celebrate the launch of our printable Franschhoek Wine Dog Calendar for 2016 we invite you to enter our competition below… We’d like to know which Franschhoek wine dog is your favourite! Simply download the 2016 Franschhoek Wine Dog Calendar here and then tell us in the comments section of the…

Download our Printable DIY Wine Dog Calendar

Franschhoek’s wine dogs play a special part in everyday life. Not only can they tell our winemakers when to start harvesting by simply smelling the grapes, they also play an integral part in welcoming visitors to their farms, they are also often childminders, cork-chasers, and above all our winemakers’ best…

Grande Provence celebrates month of love with luxurious wine and chocolate pairings

Indulge in the ultimate month of love at Grande Provence with a luxurious tasting of wine-infused chocolates, custom-made by Franschhoek chocolatier Huguenot Fine Chocolates, and three perfect wine partners. Presented during the entire month of February at the Tasting Room at Grande Provence, visitors can enjoy this seductive pairing of…

Join us at the 2016 Franschhoek Wedding Showcase

It’s where wedding dreams become a reality. Offering the perfect, and without a doubt most romantice settings, find out why Franschhoek is one of the world’s favourite wedding destinations at this year’s Franschhoek Wedding Showcase, Saturday, 16 April. Tailor made to suit any bride’s budget Franschhoek has it all –…

Cupid shoots his arrow straight to Franschhoek this Valentine’s Day

Imagine celebrating Valentine’s Day with that someone special somewhere romantic, which meets all the criteria. Romance, amazing views, delicious food and world-class wines. Well, look no further than the Franschhoek Wine Valley for the ultimate Valentine’s Day experience. With something for every romantic at heart you’ll be assured of an…

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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