Franschhoek Wine Valley

Meat Curing Workshop at Boschendal

When: Saturday 15 June 2019
Venue: The Retreat
Price: R1450 per person

Master the art of meat curing with our talented Butchers. Chef Christiaan Campbell will host the intimate and insightful workshop, sharing Boschendal’s philosphy of raising pasture fed livestock and our rotation policy which builds fertility in the soil so that plants, crops and pastures can thrive. Head Butcher, Rainer Raschbichler, will impart his expertise in the various ways we cure our meats, invaluable for all ‘at home’ meat curers!
The 2 day workshop will teach you all the techniques for salting, cold & hot smoking and curing at home.

Weekend Schedule:
Saturday: 14.00 – 17.00 | Sunday: 08.00 – 12.00 (followed by a light lunch)
The workshop will also include a tour of our Butchery where and a forest walk to visit the Duroc pigs and collect wood chips.

Take home what you make and the recipes to continue curing for family and friends!
Meat types covered: Bacon, Breseaola, Salami, Coppa, Pork Sausage
Workshop price excludes accommodation, if you wish to stay on the farm we can offer a 25% discount on room rate, subject to availabilty.

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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