Franschhoek Wine Valley

Cast your vote in the 2017 Klink Awards!

It’s that time of the year when consumers throughout South Africa are called upon to vote for their favourite in the annual Klink Awards, and the Franschhoek Bastille Festival has been nominated as one of South Africa’s best wine festivals.

This French inspired wine, food and lifestyle festival in Franschhoek, coincides with France’s Bastille Day festivities, and is the perfect excuse to wear your beret! This year the festival will be held during the weekend of 15 and 16 July so join us in sampling a selection of the valley’s superb wines and gourmet treats as the village is swept up in the celebrations with shops, restaurants and wine producers displaying their festive French flair.

Please also support us by voting for the Franschhoek Bastille Festival in this year’s Klink Awards. You can cast your vote online at before 10 March. Merci beaucoup!

How to vote:

Step 1: Visit

Step 2: Enter your details

Step 3: Scroll down to the category “EVENTS & FESTIVALS” and select The Franschhoek Bastille Festival

Step 4:  Click Submit

Thank you for casting your vote!

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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.


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

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861



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