Franschhoek Wine Valley

Grande Provence Executive Chef & Reuben Riffel join forces

Book your spot for a Franschhoek powerhouse pairing when Executive Chef Darren Badenhorst of Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate joins culinary forces with celebrity chef Reuben Riffel in Cape Town on Thursday, 25 June as part of the popular Reuben Invites 2015 series.

Hosted at Reuben’s One and Only, chefs Darren and Reuben will share their foodie know-how with an expertly prepared four course menu paired with Grande Provence wines.

“I feel both privileged and excited to be invited to work with Reuben for this event. It is always fantastic to team up for events and functions with local Franschhoek chefs especially with a chef of his calibre, both professionally and as good friend, is a great opportunity,” says Chef Darren.

Booking at R395 per person for the dinner from 18h30 is essential, phone 021 431 4511 or send an e-mail to

Reben Invites 2015 - Darren Badenhorst, The Restaurant at Grande Provence, & Reuben Riffel, Reuben¹s One&Only Cape Town LR


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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