Franschhoek Wine Valley

Franschhoek Uncorked Festival at Rickety Bridge

UNCORK & UNWIND | At Rickety Bridge on the 14th & 15th of September, we have a lot on offer:

WINE | Taste your way through our Foundation Stone range or our latest release of Sauvignon Blanc 2019. We will also be offering tastings directly from the barrel for the oenophiles (wine lovers).

FOOD | There will be a variety of festival food on the go, as well as delicious cheese platters to be enjoyed on the lawn in front of the Manor House.

ENTERTAINMENT | Newton & Co, the live band, will be entertaining our festival goers on Saturday and Sunday.

ACCOMMODATION | We’ve got you covered! Stay over in one of our 4-star Guest Houses on the estate. Book your spot on or 021 876 2994.

The festival is kid friendly, with lawn games, a jumping castle and jungle gym in eyesight.

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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