Make Franschhoek Your One Stop Destination This Summer

Summer is in full swing and what better opportunity to experience Franschhoek’s fabulous offerings – perfectly suited to this time of the year.    View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Franschhoek Wine Valley (@franschhoek_sa) on Jan 28, 2020 at 1:11am PST The 2020 harvest season has begun and, during this time … Read more

Franschhoek restaurants to showcase their finest French culinary skills

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) week which takes place during 18 to 24 March. Adding extra Franschhoek flair will be the team at Le Petite Ferme, under the guidance of … Read more

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

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 and around the Franschhoek Wine Valley this year we wouldn’t want you to miss out on anything. Whether you’re a seasoned Franschhoek visitor, or completely … Read more

Upload your #franscHHoekmoments to Instagram and WIN!

We invited a few talented local Instagrammers to join us for an afternoon of #franscHHoekmoments in the valley. We started with a food and wine pairing at Grande Provence, followed by a walk through the village, where we stopped at Reuben's Restaurant, David Walters' ceramics gallery, Huguenot Fine Chocolate and Franschhoek Wine & Clothing. The … Read more

Enter our #franscHHoekmoments Instagram Video competition and WIN a weekend for two

We’re giving away a luxurious weekend for two in Franschhoek – to one lucky Instagrammer! Capture 15 seconds of footage of yourself or your friends enjoying #franscHHoekmoments, whether that’s tasting wine in the valley or enjoying the sights and sounds of Franschhoek and share it with us. The winner will get to experience the ultimate … Read more

Franschhoek’s Excellent Service Rewarded

In an awards ceremony held on 18 March at the Golden Valley Casino in Worcester, the Franschhoek Wine Valley was presented the Service Excellence Award at the Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Tourism Awards. The prestigious Service Excellence Award is bestowed upon a tourism business that best promotes the tourism industry of the specific town … Read more

Franschhoek Wedding Showcase 18 April 2015

Franschhoek is the perfect (and definitely romantic) setting to celebrate the most memorable day of your life. Exquisite views, world class venues, fine dining and award-winning wines complete the package for this special day. A sneak peek of what you can expect will be on offer at the inaugural Franschhoek Wedding Showcase on 18 April … Read more

The Bridge House Mile Open Water Event – 28 February 2015 at the Berg River Dam in the Franschhoek

Join us at the Bridge House Mile Open Water Event this weekend on the 28th February at the Berg River Dam (boasting one of the world’s cleanest water systems) in our beautiful Valley. This open water swim event is presented by Sanlam Glacier and Skybound Capital and supported by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation and WWF in … Read more

Franschhoek Summer Wines 2015 in Pictures

On Sunday the 7th of February 2015, the sun was out and shining beautifully for the Franschhoek Summer Wines festival. Hosted at Leopard's Leap Family Vineyards, the festival was a celebration of the valley's top summer reds, whites, rosés and MCCs. It was an all-white fashion affair and guests looked elegant under the white umbrellas … Read more