Franschhoek Wine Valley

Dec 2017

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The Best Franschhoek Weekend Get-Away

Desperate for a reprieve from work and the stresses of life, but can only afford to take a few days out? Then you need a weekend get-away to the picturesque and culturally rich Franschhoek Valley. Why Franschhoek? Photo Credit: Brittany Hawkins Tucked away in a beautiful, centuries-old wine country valley…

Franschhoek Wine Valley and Dwarsrivier hosts media as part of the CWDM Media Educational

In early November a group of wine, lifestyle and tourism media were treated to a two-day experience in the picture perfect Franschhoek Wine Valley and Dwarsrivier regions. This formed part of a Media Educational sponsored by the Cape Winelands District Municipality whereby relevant local tourism authorities (LTA’s) are required to…

New programme of Cooking Demo’s at Leopard’s Leap

Since introducing a special programme of Cooking Demonstrations around its centrepiece Kitchen Table, Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards have been entertaining those passionate about all things culinary to an exceptional experience of cooking, eating and wining! The amicable Chef Pieter de Jager will be demonstrating thematic dishes while involving participants in…

New MCC duo make their debut at Grande Provence

Grande Provence has launched two new uplifting Méthode Cap Classiques – a shimmering Brut and an enchanting Rosé – at this landmark Franschhoek heritage wine estate. Taking their bow alongside the flagship Grande Provence Vintage Brut 2011, the two new non-vintage Cap Classiques are elegant with a racy palate guaranteed…

Extraordinary gifts at Babylonstoren

A merry Christmas needs extraordinary gifts. Explore Babylonstoren's online shop for joy-giving things inspired by their farm plus delicious new Christmas arrivals. Charm even the choosiest of friends or family with one-of-a-kind gifts for the festive season and beyond. For more information visit

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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