Franschhoek Wine Valley

All About Tapas – cookbook launch

Join Chantal Lascaris, author of the famous All Sorts Cookbooks for an intimate launch of her new cookbook ‘All About Tapas’ in conversation with well known Chef Restaurateur and Ambassador of the Franschhoek Hospitality Academy Reuben Riffel on the 2nd March 2021 at the Franschhoek Theatre. Come and enjoy an evening of food, wine and film. Books will be for sale as well as foodie hampers packed with local goodies. Our hampers are filled with items from: Boekenhoutskloof, Vendange, Morena MCC, ‘All Sorts’ Cookbooks, vouchers, herbs and spices and delightful Rio Largo Olive Oils, to give you the tools you need to cook Chantal’s recipes at home. An exciting surprise auction item will be available as well.

When   : 2 March 2021

Time    :  18h00

Where : Franschhoek Theatre (18 Akademie Street, Franschhoek)

You will be welcomed with a glass of wine from the Boekenhoutskloof range and three of Chantal’s delightful new tapas recipes to taste, prepared by the students of the Hospitality Academy in their new kitchen. The evening will continue with a foodie conversation between Chantal and Reuben and end with the 2016 documentary ‘Sour Grapes’. An American crime documentary about the wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan.

If you are not comfortable to attend events, please consider supporting us by buying one or more raffle tickets for R50 to win a foodie hamper worth R1,000, or buy one or all of the ‘All Sorts’ Cookbooks for R320 each or R1,100 for all four. They make the perfect gift! We will deliver within a 20 km radius of Franschhoek, or simply drive by on the evening to collect.

Contact Shaneill via to book your tickets to a fun foodie evening or purchase your books, hampers for delivery.

All proceeds are donated to the Franschhoek Hospitality Academy and education.


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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.


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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