Franschhoek Wine Valley

Nov 2018

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Franschhoek Vigneron is 2018 Diners Club Winemaker of the Year

It’s an event that everyone wants to attend, and when they do they dress up to the nine’s, and this year’s Diners Club Winemaker of the Year Awards once again lived up to its sparkling reputation. La Residence was once again the venue for the awards evening, which was attended…

Isak Buys triumphs at 2018 Prestige Agri-Awards

Following on from the announcement of the finalists for this year’s 5th annual Prestige Agri-Awards, there was excitement in the air when the winners of 2018 Western Cape Prestige Agri Worker were announced. The results were announced at a gala event on 3 November at Nederburg Wine Estate in Paarl,…

New addition to Babylonstoren Hotel – Fynbos Cottages

The countdown to the festive season has begun, and this year we have even more reason for merrymaking. The new addition to the Babylonstoren hotel – the Fynbos Cottages – has just been completed and is now open for bookings. THE COTTAGES At the Fynbos Cottages guests can fully emerge themselves…

Franschhoek reaffirms its position as one of SA’s premier culinary destinations

After months of waiting the big day finally arrived as the winners of the 2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards were announced. Of the 30 nominees a list of South Africa’s Top 20 were selected, which saw four Franschhoek eateries securing a spot on this sought after list. The winning…

Must love meat – Babylonstoren Carnivore Evenings

Every Wednesday we draw on our local culture and a hint of Italian flair to gather a host of like-minded, meat-loving guests at long tables at the Babylonstoren Bakery. This five-course, communal feast is hosted by braai masters Jaco and Eddie, who will grill each prime cut of meat from the…

Haute Cabrière unveils a new look in time for the festive season

ALMOST 25 years since the von Arnim family launched the iconic Haute Cabrière wine range, the brand is set to undergo an exciting packaging upgrade just in time for the upcoming Festive Season. The Franschhoek-based winery, with its iconic setting on the scenic Franschhoek Pass, has been specialising in wines produced…

Festive season at Grande Provence in Franschhoek

Indulge in a host of festivities at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek this festive season from stylish dinners with all the trimmings to more leisurely outdoor events. Christmas lunch and dinner Treat your loved ones to a Winelands Christmas and experience Franschhoek dining at its best. Eat, drink…

A ‘Vine’ time to visit Mont Rochelle

Mont Rochelle in Franschhoek, South Africa, is delighted to announce the launch of an exciting replanting project at the vineyard. This is the first time the vineyard, which covers over 100 acres, has been replanted since 1994. The project will see a completely new approach to planting and wine-maker, Dustin…

The Best Way To Enjoy Your Favourite Franschhoek Bubbly This Festive Season

Gone are the days when Méthode Cap Classique (MCC), or Bubbly as it is also fondly referred to, was only enjoyed at special occasions. These days it has become the preferred drink of choice for any occasion – sundowner, brunch, or with a meal. In fact, any occasion is suited…

Celebrate Christmas and New Year’s Eve at Allée Bleue

The Beautiful Allée Bleue Estate is set to become a favourite destination this holiday season with a host of exciting offerings. During the festive days of 24, 25 and 26 December families are welcomed to indulge in Allée Bleue’s popular picnics that have become a signature event in the Winelands.…

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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 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.

Disclaimer

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
Franschhoek
7690

Office hours
Monday – Friday: 08h00 – 17h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 17h00
Sunday’s: 09h00 – 16h00

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861
info@franschhoek.org.za