Franschhoek Wine Valley

Hemisphere Emergency Preparation Consulting


Hemisphere Emergency Preparation Consulting was established in 2006

Owned by Ashley Bauer, his mission is to offer advice and implement procedures that provide proactive, accountable and user -friendly Fire Life Safety & Occupational Health Management systems and information. Our systems assist clients with complying with the national fire & OHS standards and local by laws. Our consultants have completed a Fire prevention safety strategy Course Fire Protection Association of South Africa- FPA College, as a  minimum requirement.

Together with years of experience in emergency services we provide total peace of mind  for all your compliancy concerns. Hemisphere Emergency Preparation Consulting (EPC) is a full corporate member of the Fire Protection Association of South Africa and adheres to the principles and standards as endorsed by this organization. (

Our systems have been widely incorporated in many types of business from hospitality, industrial, corporate and educational institutions.

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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.


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

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

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861