Shops open in Franschhoek during level 3 lockdown

Below is a list of shops and delis that are currently open in Franschhoek during lockdown in South Africa (currently on level 3). UPDATES AS PER 30 JANUARY 2021 If you are looking for a list of restaurants offering food delivery services in Franschhoek, please visit this page.   FOOD HUGUENOT FINE CHOCOLATES Monday to … Read more

Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism Information Office closed until 16 April due to COVID-19

In response to the national lockdown announced by the South African Government and in an effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, the Franschhoek Wine Valley Tourism Information Office will be closed from 25 March until 16 April 2020. We will, however, remain fully operational with staff working remotely from their homes. You are more … Read more

Order online and continue to enjoy your favourite Franschhoek Wines

Support our wineries and continue enjoying your favourite Franschhoek wines by purchasing it online and get them delivered safely to your door. Many of our wineries are delivering their wines for free at the moment! Have a look at some of the value-added offerings our wineries are offering at the moment in terms of online … Read more

Franschhoek Wine Valley COVID-19 Statement: Taking Proactive Measures

Franschhoek Wine Valley has created a special page on their website with the latest news on COVID-19, which is in accordance to the president’s statement issued recently. The information, which is of relevance to members, residents and travellers to Franschhoek, includes updates on travel bans, festivals, and tips on what we can do to curb … Read more

Natasha Pretorius Appointed Winemaker at GlenWood Vineyards

After serving 30 years as the Viticulturist/Winemaker for GlenWood Vineyards, DP Burger will be handing over this responsibility to his Assistant Winemaker, Natasha Pretorius. DP will oversee the smooth running of the farm in his capacity as Cellar Master and General Manager. GlenWood Vineyards is situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Wine Valley and … Read more

Art, Food and Wine at this year’s American Express Winter Sculpture Fair | 9 & 10 May 2020

Art enthusiasts will be treated to a breathtaking display of large-scale, outdoor sculptures by acclaimed artists at the 8th annual American Express Winter Sculpture Fair. The event serves as the launch of the 2020 Nirox exhibition, That Hidden Thread. Taking place, as it does, over the Mother’s Day weekend, from 9 to 10 May, it … Read more