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Franschhoek restaurants to showcase their finest French culinary skills

March 21, 2019

Le Coin Français’ Executive Chef, Darren Badenhorst, will once again get the opportunity to showcase his French culinary skills this week at the fifth annual Goût de France (Good France)...

Solo travelling in Franschhoek – an article by Lorinda’s World

February 25, 2019

Already a global phenomenon, solo travelling, and in particular female solo travelling, is becoming a growing trend in South Africa. The beautiful Franschhoek Wine Valley is the perfect destination for...

Add to your travel bucket list with some of these Franschhoek highlights

January 22, 2019

Compliments of the New Year and may 2019 be one of discovering new and exciting destinations as well as revisiting some of your old favourites. With so much happening in...

Franschhoek Biking & Hiking Trail Network

November 28, 2018

Mountain Biking at the Berg River Dam (Day Permit or Annual Permit) The spectacular mountains surrounding the Berg River dam in Franschhoek, is the mountain biking adventure land to which...

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

November 20, 2018

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...

Solo Travelling Through Franschhoek

August 3, 2018

There are many travellers who claim that travelling alone is the best way to experience a destination. Solo travelling allows you to discover new experiences based on your own tastes...

Autumn in Franschhoek is undoubtedly the best season of the year

April 16, 2018

Autumn in Franschhoek is undoubtedly the best season of the year, albeit a short one.  The cooler days bring us relief from the summer heat, invigorates and revives us and...

The Best Franschhoek Weekend Get-Away

December 13, 2017

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...

How to spend 24 heartwarming hours in the beautiful Franschhoek

October 18, 2017

We invited writer Dawn Jorgensen out to Franschhoek for a 24 hours experience recently. During her visit to Franschhoek she visited La Motte wine estate, explored the Franschhoek Motor Museum,...

Art Franschhoek Route

June 24, 2016

As with fine food and outstanding wines, so too fine art needs to be savoured in order to be appreciated. Regarded as SA’s premier food and wine destination, Franschhoek has...

Grande Provence is the ultimate romantic getaway

January 21, 2016

Woo your beloved this Valentine’s Day with a romantic lunch or dinner at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate in Franschhoek. Framed by a backdrop of lush vines and majestic mountains,...

Summer inspired menu at the Terra del Capo Antipasti Bar

January 20, 2016

Gorgeous views, superb wines and a delicious summer inspired menu. This is what you can expect when you next visit the Terra del Capo Antipasto Bar at the Anthonij Rupert...

Win four tickets to Franschhoek Summer Wines

January 12, 2016

The sun is shining, the weather is sweet and the wine is ice cold! It’s summer! Come and celebrate with us at Franschhoek Summer Wines on Saturday 6 February 2016. To...

Meet Eames our Franschhoek Wine Dog for December!

December 30, 2015

Nestled in the Valley of the Huguenots, one of the world’s premier wine destinations, is Maison Estate. Established in 2005, this youthful vineyard had been a long-time dream of Chris...

Join us at Franschhoek Summer Wines on Saturday 6 February 2016

December 11, 2015

Get ready for a high summer celebration at this year’s Franschhoek Summer Wines, Saturday, 6 February at Leopard’s Leap Family Vineyards. Come and taste the Franschhoek Vigneron’s choice for summer....

Boschendal and La Motte excel at Best of Wine Tourism Awards

December 11, 2015

Both members of the Franschhoek Wine Valley, La Motte and Boschendal were announced as the Cape Town Regional Winners at this year’s 2016 Great Wine Capital Global Network Best of...

Franschhoek to host the prestigious Délice Network of Good Food Cities

December 11, 2015

Franschhoek, regarded by those in the know as South Africa’s Culinary Capital, will play host to The Délice Network of Good Food Cities of the World Conference in early April...

Franschhoek Wine Valley ends off 2015 with a stellar performance

December 11, 2015

In an awards ceremony held on 4 December the Franschhoek Wine Valley was awarded, for the fourth time, the title of Best Local Tourism Authority Information Service (LTA) of the...

Beluga – our Franschhoek wine dog for the month of November

December 2, 2015

Beluga, the youngest member in a family of six furry friends, is our featured Franschhoek Wine Dog for November.  Beluga belongs to Basil and Jane Landau who reside on the...

Eat Out Awards rates Franschhoek’s establishments amongst SA’s finest

November 26, 2015

Congratulations to Executive Chef Margot Janse and her team from The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français who have yet again been recognised as one of SA’s finest restaurants. The...