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 Wine Tourism Awards. The awards, which celebrate innovation and excellence in wine tourism throughout the eight greatest wine regions in the world were announced in November.
The Great Wine Capitals Global Network (GWC) is a network of some of the world’s leading wine-producing areas created to share and promote international best practice in wine tourism. Its Best of Wine Tourism Awards judges are drawn from amongst the world's leading tourism, food, hospitality, architectural, landscape gardening and cultural experts. This year, there were 386 nominees and 50 local award winners.
La Motte took top honours in the Wine Tourism Services category with Boschendal clinching the award in the Accommodation category.