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Soak up the last rays of Summer in Franschhoek

With a slight chill in the air in the mornings it is a gentle reminder to us that Summer is drawing to a close and Autumn is dusting off her coat to make a brief appearance before Winter sets in. With the seasons changing what better excuse to linger longer…

Love and harvest in the air in Franschhoek

It’s the month of love, and what better destination to spoil that someone special than in the beautiful Franschhoek Wine Valley. Now that wine sales have resumed it’s the perfect opportunity to visit some of the farms in the area. To get you on the right track we’ll paint a…

New Year, New Beginnings

Compliments of the New Year and may 2021 bring with it hope after the challenging 2020 we have all just experienced. While we are still not out of the woods and have a long road to walk let’s remain positive and continue to embrace the new normal. This ‘new normal’…

Shop to your heart’s delight this festive season in Franschhoek

We may not celebrate a white Christmas in sunny South Africa, but we’re guaranteed to bring lots of cheer to all who visit the Franschhoek Wine Valley this festive season. Franschhoek may be known for being the country’s Gourmet Capital and home to world-class wines, but for those in the…

Franschhoek Vignerons Come Out Tops In Platter

The wine industry was abuzz recently with the launch of the Platter’s by Diners Club South African Wine Guide 2021, which was also used to announce the highly anticipated 5-star rated wines. Franschhoek Vignerons did not disappoint, with a total of nine producers receiving the prestigious rating. The 5-star winning…

Soak Up Summer In Franschhoek

Summer’s here and the festive season is around the corner. With the onset of the holiday period everyone seems ready for winding down and discovering something new to kickstart the silly season. Although Franschhoek has an array of firmly established food, wine, accommodation and retail offerings, the valley is also…

Franschhoek Uncorked Festival Celebrates Summer In Style

Suffering from lockdown blues? Now that we’re on Level 1 and allowed larger gatherings be sure to save the date for this year’s Franschhoek Uncorked Festival, which takes place over the weekend of 6 to 8 November. What better excuse to explore one of South Africa’s premier wine destinations, whilst…

Celebrating A Proudly South African Varietal

A proudly South African varietal, Pinotage is known as our country’s signature variety and is currently planted all over the world, and this year we celebrate this noble grape on 12 October. Although traditionally best enjoyed during the colder months, Pinotage can be enjoyed throughout the year – savoured on…

The Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival Postponed Until 2021

Regarded as one of South Africa’s premier social calendar highlights and the perfect end to a working year as well as kick starting the festive season, the organisers of the annual Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival, have made the tough decision to not proceed with this year’s festival. This…

News from Col’Cacchio Franschhoek

Col’Cacchio Franschhoek – own delivery service starting from November onwards within a 5 KM radius from the restaurant.  After having done take-away’s for many years, we will also introduce the convenience of having your favourite Pizza, Salade, Pasta or anything from our menu delivered to your doorstep from November onwards.…

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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.

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: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

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