Franschhoek Wine Valley

Nov 2016

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Spoil someone special with the Babylonstoren Christmas Hamper

R 2 295.00 With this fully-laden hamper we bring the staples of a relaxed festive season right to your doorstep. Luxuriate in the array of delightful treats from the Babylonstoren farm. There is something to sip on, something to snack on and something for bathtime to engulf the senses. From the…

Franschhoek still SA’s premier culinary destination at Eat Out Awards

Regarded as the event on the foodie social calendar the annual Eat Out Awards took place at a gala event on Sunday, 20 November, and Franschhoek excelled. Three restaurants situated in the valley earned a spot on the coveted Top 10 list. Foliage was listed 9th, with The Kitchen at…

Wine Enthusiast names Andrea Mullineux 2016 “Winemaker of the Year”

US publication, Wine Enthusiast, has named Andrea Mullineux its 2016 Wine Star “Winemaker of the Year”. These prestigious international awards pay tribute to the people and companies that have not only achieved success in their diverse and dynamic industries but have made a meaningful impact on the way in which…

A tribute to Jenny Prinsloo, FWV CEO 2008 – 2016

Monday, 26 September was a day that many people in the wine industry, and more so Jenny Prinsloo’s life, won’t forget for a very long time. It was the day Franschhoek Wine Valley lost an integral member of a successful team. Sadly Jenny, who served as CEO of the Franschhoek…

Five stars for five Franschhoek wineries in the 2017 Platter SA Wine Guide

The much anticipated launch of the 2017 Platter’s SA Wine Guide took place on Monday, 31 October and once again Franschhoek Vignerons were exemplary ambassadors to the valley. A total of 94 five-star wines, as well as one new five-star brandy, are featured in the 2017 guide. Five Franschhoek producers…

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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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